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.

Public Policy Advocacy

The English Works Campaign advocates for a Commonwealth education and workforce development system that incentivizes public-private collaboration. The Campaign calls for resources and tools that are better attuned toward the economic success of immigrants and businesses in Massachusetts.

  • The Commonwealth’s education & workforce development mechanisms should incentivize public-private collaboration.
  • Attune our resources and tools toward the economic success of immigrants and the businesses that employ them.
    • Permanent, dedicated, predictable and flexible fund to support work-based ABE/ESOL and to generate new employer investment
    • MA Workforce Training Fund
    • Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) ABE/ESOL budget and programming
    • Targeted capacity-building services
    • Future state economic development incentives to attract & retain businesses and to expand jobs in MA