Recent News

May 2023

Visit to a Community-Based Heritage Language School

In May 2023, Montserrat Garibay, Senior Advisor for Labor Relations & Acting Assistant Deputy Secretary and Director for the Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA), U.S. Department of Education, visited ABRACE, the Brazilian Portuguese Community-Based School in McLean, Virginia.

June 17, 2022

Fourth International Conference on Heritage/Community Languages

The Coalition team made two presentations at the Fourth International Conference on Heritage/Community Languages, 2022, organized by National Heritage Language Resource Center (NHLRC):

 April 2021

Heritage Language Schools in the National Education Landscape

Nora Jones interviews Joy Peyton about the contributions that community-based heritage language schools to make language education and language communities in the United States.


 October 2, 2019

Community-Based Heritage Language Schools

Maria Carreira, from the National Heritage Language Resource Center, interviews Joy Peyton about the Coalition's work to support community-based heritage language schools.


August 18, 2019

Taking inspiration from a U.S. coalition

The HLSE interviews Joy Peyton about her experience running a coalition of heritage language schools.


Published: Monday, September 30, 2019