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Why Learn Languages? 

Top Ten Reasons to Learn Languages from Lead with Languages 

The Benefits of Multilingualism... from American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages 

Know More Than One Language? Don't Give Up! from The Conversation 


Professional Development 

Not Lost in Translation: U.S. Jobs Market Needs Foreign Language Skills from New American Economy 

The Bilingual Advantage in the Global Workplace from Language Magazine

Leadership Multiplies with Language Skills from Forbes Magazine

How Can Being Bilingual Benefit Your Career? from The Language Doctors 


Social Justice

Making a Difference: Language teaching for intercultural and international dialogue from ACTFL

What Does Language Have to Do with Social Justice? from Reclaiming The Language for Social Justice


Linguistic Diversity

The Importance of Language Diversity from The Trust Fund for Irish-Medium Education

Indigenous languages hold the key to understanding who we really are from Survival

On a local scale:

For Hmong Speakers, Keeping Wisconsin's Third Most Commonly Spoken Language Alive is Essential from Wisconsin Public Radio


Brain and Cognitive Development