FEATURED NEWS

August 28, 2020 | JNCL Announcement

JNCL-NCLIS is excited to announce Virtual Language Advocacy Days 2021! We invite you to save the date and mark your calendars for February 3-5, 2021

We are eager to unveil our plans to continue to connect you with Congressional Leaders and each other. We feel strongly that this year will be an opportunity to welcome and accommodate more language advocates, employ new technologies, and offer additional advocacy resources to amplify our collective message.  

We will be announcing more information in the coming weeks and are expecting to announce sponsorship opportunities and open early bird registration by mid-September.  


August 28, 2020 | JNCL Newsroom


It has been a long road to securing protections for California translators and interpreters. The latest AB 5 fix-it bill, AB 2257, has been amended to include protections for translators and interpreters and is now set to pass both chambers and proceed to the governor for signing.

JNCL-NCLIS commends the work of CoPTIC, ALC, ATA, and every language advocate who took action.

COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Deadline: September 8th, 2020

The International and Foreign Language Education Office (IFLE) of the U.S. Department of Education is pleased to announce the opening of the competition for FY 2020 new awards under the Title VI International Research and Studies Program (IRS) Program. 

The IRS program provides grants to institutions, public and private agencies, organizations, and individuals to conduct research and studies or to develop instructional materials to improve and strengthen instruction in modern foreign languages, area studies, and other international fields. IRS program funds may not be used for the training of students and teachers. Cost sharing is not required.


Deadline: September 14th

The J. David Edwards Power of Advocacy Award is an annually sponsored award presented at JNCL-NCLIS' Language Advocacy Day. Each year, JNCL-NCLIS recognizes one language advocate in the field who has exhibited excellence in grassroots advocacy.
PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

Date: September 26, 2020

Join the Rhode Island Foreign Language Association for the 2020 Virtual Fall Conference, Connecting Communities Through Languages. This year will feature keynote speaker ACTFL President-Elect, Jessica Haxhi, and offer sessions, exhibits, and networking. 6.5 PLUs will be awarded to all participants at the end of the conference.

FEDERAL BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES
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