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GIVING IMMIGRANTS A
VOICE SINCE 1992

THE IMMIGRANT LEARNING CENTER® (The ILC) OF MALDEN, MA,
IS A NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATION THAT GIVES IMMIGRANTS A VOICE IN THREE WAYS.

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THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROGRAM

provides free, year-round ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes to help immigrant and refugee adults in Greater Boston become successful workers, parents and community members.

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THE PUBLIC EDUCATION INSTITUTE

informs Americans about immigrants and immigration in the United States.

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THE INSTITUTE FOR IMMIGRATION RESEARCH

a joint venture with George Mason University, produces valid, reliable and objective multidisciplinary research on immigrants and immigration to the United States.

Thank You

Thank you to the City of Malden

for helping us fund for the position of Community Services Advisor to help our students with issues such as housing, legal counsel, health insurance and more.

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We’re Hiring!

The ILC is seeking a Full-Time ESOL Instructor and a Full-Time Family Literacy and Volunteer Coordinator to help give immigrants a voice.

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Newsletter: Fall 2023 Impact Update

The Fall 2023 Impact Update features stories of The ILC students in and out of the classroom with a spotlight on donors and upcoming events as well.

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July 13, 2023

Newsletter: You helped an asylum seeker become a citizen

Immigrating to the U.S. is challenging under the best of circumstances, but it can be especially harrowing for an asylum seeker. When Maria Luz, a Salvadoran American student at The ILC, crossed into the United States, she, her husband, and their two sons faced an uncertain future.

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Video: Celebrating 30 Years of Giving Immigrants a Voice

To mark our 30th anniversary, The ILC has created a video that celebrates the accomplishments of the past three decades and looks forward to giving immigrants a voice in the years to come.

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Blog: Thirty Stories from 30 Years of Giving Immigrants a Voice

The Immigrant Learning Center has helped more than 11,500 immigrant and refugee adults learn English, helping them achieve their goals as students, workers, parents and members of their communities. For our 30th Anniversary, we want to introduce you to just 30 of them.

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Educator Resource Hub

The ILC has created and curated more than 100 resources for teachers of immigrants and immigration. Search our collections on topics like immigrant trauma, ESOL and immigration lesson plans for all ages. All provided resources are free.

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2022 Annual Report

Learn how The Immigrant Learning Center gave immigrants a voice in fiscal year 2022 in our inaugural Annual Report. The report features information about our updated digital literacy program, new suite of resources for educators, student stories and more.

Impact Stories

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SADDIQA

Saddiqa left Afghanistan after her husband was killed by the Taliban. After living for a while with her brother in Pakistan, she and her children came to the United States…

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ABDONY

On January 12, 2010, Abdony returned to Port au Prince, Haiti, after visiting his wife and daughter in Boston. At 4:53 p.m. that day, a huge earthquake struck Haiti…

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MARIA

When Maria’s children became adults living on their own, she decided to start a new life in the U.S…

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