By AFRO Staff, January 16th, 2018

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As part of the D.C. Language Immersion Project, the Thurgood Marshall Center, located at 1816 12th Street, NW, is scheduled to host a Bilingual Education Fair on Jan. 20 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The fair will allow parents to discover multilingual education options and fun resources that will let them bring bilingual education to their communities. All participants will receive a free CD with songs in Spanish and English from 123 Andres, a singer that uses music to teach Spanish. The event will include 50 exhibitors and five speakers. The event is sponsored by D.C. Public Schools and the D.C. Public Charter School Board. To register for the event, visit bilingualfair.dcimmersion.org.

Dear Families, educators, and partners,

In 2020 we announced that the DC Language Immersion Project would close its doors due to lack of resources. However, before completely dissolving the organization, we recently asked a group of local and national educators if they - individually or collectively - would be interested in continuing the work of advocating for multilingual education in the District of Columbia. We are pleased to announce that a few individuals responded yes and volunteered to forge a plan to continue this vital work.

So, we are not closing our doors but we are entering a six-to-twelve-month period of dormancy as we determine the best path forward for the DC Immersion Project.  Thank you for your continued support and please stay tuned for updates.

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