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.


EW News


Since its inception in 2008, the English Works Campaign has been featured on many television news outlets, websites, and newspapers in the ethnic and mainstream media. Click the links below to explore this coverage:


PRESS RELASE: Report: Immigrants' "Credentials Waste" is Widespread in MA (November 1 2016)

PRESS RELEASE: Winners of English Works Certificates of Recognition for 2016, 2 research reports unveiled at Raising Our Voices (October 26 2016)

Franklin Peralta, Campaign Organizer, on Talking Jobs report on Morning Edition WBUR 90.9FM (October 24 2016)


"Improving worker English skills is an investment" (Boston Business Journal - June 5 2015)

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh endorses English Works Campaign (English Works Campaign - February 2015)

From Beauty Salons to Bodegas, English Class is Good Business (English Works Campaign - November 2013)

English Classes in the Workplace a Big Hit with Employers- and Employees (MassBusiness Magazine - Fall 2013)

Local Groups Target Businesses, Say English Classes Will Boost Bottom Line   (Southcoast Today - August 10, 2012)

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell Joins English Works Campaign  (O Journal- August 9, 2012)

Notre Dame Sisters Help Entre-level Employees, Immigrants Climb Career Ladder  (Catholic Health World - April 1, 2012)

Mayor Kennedy Joins the English Works Mayors Circle (Lynn Happens - January 26, 2012)

Kennedy Signs on with English Works Campaign (The Daily Item - January 25, 2012)

Too Few English Classes for Immigrants Who Line Up to Learn (The Boston Globe - January 26, 2012)

English Works Campaign Promoted in the Southcoast (OJornal - December 16, 2011)

Fondos para Programas de Inglés (Univision Boston - November 5, 2011)

Lt. Gov. Murray and English Works Campaign Honor Lahey for English Classes for Immigrants Program (Burlington Patch - October 3, 2011)

Traditional Breads gets kudos from Murray for employee English classes (The Daily Item - September 23, 2011)

Lt. Governor honors Salem's North Shore Medical Center for helping employees learn English ( - September 22, 2011)


Lt. Governor To Honor Framingham-Based ESL Program (Framingham Patch - September 22, 2011)


Lt. Gov. Tim Murray to award MetroWest ESL charity today in Lynn ( - September 22, 2011)


MetroWest ESL Fund will be honored by Lt. Gov. Murray The Metro West Daily News - September 13, 2011)


Building a Strong Workforce (IINE - September 22, 2011)


Learning the Lingo on the Job in Somerville (The Somerville News - October 12, 2010)


Mayor Joseph Curtatone Joins English Works Campaign  (The Somerville News - December 15, 2009)


Somerville Mayor Joins English Works Campaign (Wicked Local Somerville - December 18, 2009)

New Bedford's Immigrant Workers Targeted for English Classes (Southcoast Today - August 25, 2009)


English Works Program Unveiled in New Bedford (The Herald News - August 25, 2009)


Mass. Immigrant English Campaign Set to Launch (Boston Herald - August 23, 2009)


Tufts Medical Center Recognized for ESOL Work (The Tufts Daily - March 13, 2009)


BIDMC Recognized for ESOL Efforts (BIDMC News - February 18, 2009)


BWH ESOL Classes Awarded by Mayor (BWH Bulletin - February 27, 2009)


Aprenden inglés en el trabajo (El Planeta - February 20, 2009)


Merrimack Valley Workers and Businesses Join to Promote New Workplace Education Fund (Latina Lista - November 27, 2009)


Boston Globe Editorial: Immigration Oasis (Boston Globe - June 30, 2008)