Sign on to the English Works Campaign

agrees to support and participate in the English Works Campaign.
As a signatory to English Works, our organization agrees to be listed on English Works materials and will have a seat on the Campaign Committee.
We enter into this voluntary agreement with English Works in a spirit of partnership and collaboration, and with a vision of a Commonwealth that provides all residents with a pathway to economic self-sufficiency; ensures a stable, skilled workforce for Massachusetts businesses today and in the future; and integrates immigrants into the fabric of our economy, communities and shared civic life.

ESOL Students

How to advocate for English language classes:

  1. Ask your employer if they have a program.
  2. If you're already an ESOL student, inform your co-workers and others about the program.
  3. Participate in advocacy events in support for more funding for ESOL.
  4. Tell your story! Talk to legislators, media, businesses, and others about the valeu of ESOL
  5. Be a leader! Participate in the planning and evaluation of your program.
  6. Work with your union to make sure the contract with the employer includes support for ESOL classes.