The Immigrant Learning Center, Inc. (ILC), a not-for-profit organization in Malden, MA, has been helping immigrants find their voice for 21 years. More than 8,000 immigrant and refugee adults from across Eastern Massachusetts have benefited from our free, year-round English classes
and gone on to find jobs, start businesses, enter training programs, go to college, become citizens, raise families and more.
The ILC’s Public Education Institute
informs Americans about the economic and social contributions of immigrants in our society. The Public Education Institute injects the immigrant voice into public discourse about immigration.
Immigrant Struggles, Immigrant Gifts
The ILC Founder and CEO, Diane Portnoy, moderated a panel of experts on October 8, 2014, at the Cambridge Forum
. The speakers addressed the historical connections to modern immigration issues with inspiration from The Immigrant Learning Center's book Immigrant Struggles, Immigrant Gifts