If you work and play with people from around the world, know people who speak multiple languages, teach people whose primary language is different from your own, then you are a part of a Diverse Language Community.

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The Coalition for Diversity in Language and Culture (CDLC) promotes innovative, relevant, and collaborative work in the areas of community-engaged research, outreach and advocacy, policy work, and professional development.

The CDLC aims to be a catalyst for innovative, relevant, collaborative and policy-related research, leveraging the synergy and knowledge of faculty, staff, students, and communities locally, nationally, and globally.

Get Involved

Attend a monthly meeting, participate in our common read, and engage with others from across campus. Stop by to hear more about the work that we are doing to enhance the educational opportunities and socio-cultural well-being of children, youth, and families from diverse language communities.

Annual Conference

The 3rd annual conference will be held on Saturday, March 28, 2020. We welcome Dr. Gholnecsar Muhammad, the author of Cultivating Genius: An Equity Framework for Culturally and Historically Responsive Literacy (2019) as our keynote speaker.