Multicultural Activities Weekly Highlights: November 18-24, 2018

Multicultural Activities Weekly Highlights: November 18-24, 2018   Celebrating 100 Years of Poland’s Independence The celebrations of 100 years of Poland’s regained independence, conclude this year Austin Polish Film Festival (Nov 8th-11th at the AFS Cinema) . The event includes the exhibit of poster art by a renowned Polish artist Ryszard Kaja, from his series  […]

Multicultural Activities Weekly Highlights: November 11-17, 2018

Multicultural Activities Weekly Highlights: November 11-17, 2018   Great Promise for American Indians – Yarborough Branch Library On Tuesday, November 13, visit the Yarborough Branch Library for a special program to celebrate National American Indian Heritage Month. Following a reading of the picture book The Jingle Dancer by Cynthia Leitich Smith, Nan Blassingame, a member of the Cheyenne nation, […]

Multilingual & Multicultural Activity of the Month _The Harvest/La Cosecha

Multilingual & Multicultural Activity of the Month The Harvest/La Cosecha   This month we take time to remember what we are most thankful for. Social gatherings have always centered around food, no matter what country or society you are from.  For agricultural based communities worldwide, harvest time, when food is most abundant, has always been […]

Think Bilingual Austin Upcoming Events — Fun for Young & Old!

Think Bilingual Austin Events — Fun for Young & Old! Invite and share the event details with others! Foreign Film Festival for the Adults interested in World Languages, Cultures, or learning more about Dual Language/ Language Immersion Programs in primary & secondary education.   Meet new friends and bring old ones and enjoy a movie in either Spanish, French or […]

Multilingual & Multicultural Activity of the Month_Mexico and India

Multilingual & Multicultural Activity of the Month_ October 2018 Exploring the Cultural Intersections of Mexico and India Click here for: India_Mexico_Culture_Food-Activity Sheets Use this activity set at home, school or with friends to learn about the commonalities that exist between Mexico and India. Create a scavenger hunt at home or at the grocery market to […]

El poder del cuento _The Power of Stories

The Power of Stories English version below. Por ser bicultural y bilingüe, existimos y nos identificamos en ambos mundos simultáneamente.  Escuchar, leer, mirar cuentos diversos son muy importante porque el cuento es lo que nos conecta con todos los seres humanos. El cuento resuena con cada persona y habla de nuestra humanidad. Así, por los […]

#ThinkBilingual Public Voice Campaign

#ThinkBilingual Public Voice Campaign This month we are launching our #ThinkBilingual Public Voice Campaign to raise awareness of the value of linguistic diversity and multicultural exchange.  Public funding for language learning programs, bilingual education and dual language programs is constantly under threat with budget cuts and policies that devalue the learning of languages other than […]