Maintaining Heritage Languages in Our Communities


Thursday, September 12, 2019, 4:30pm to 6:00pm


Harvard Campus

Read the program description in Spanish/Lea la descripción del programa en español.

Open to all.

K–12 educators: Registration for K–12 educators is highly recommended. Participants will receive a certificate of attendance. Educators enter free-of-charge with a Massachusetts teacher ID. Arrive early and visit the Peabody Museum. Admission to the Peabody Museum and the connected Harvard Museum of Natural History is always free to Massachusetts K-12 teachers with valid ID. 

Free event parking at 52 Oxford Street Garage

To mark the United Nations International Year of Indigenous Languages, participate in a discussion about revitalizing languages and creating strong multilingual identities. Arrive early and visit the Peabody Museum. Educators enter free-of-charge with a K–12 Massachusetts teacher ID.*

How can we retain the strength of our identities when our language is attacked, denied, or just lost through lack of practice and resources? How can we ensure that culturally and linguistically sustainable practices are embedded in our teaching, parenting, and social activities? Spend time with our presenters, watch short animations, view children's books, and discuss ways to support multicultural communities using these tools.

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