The Downtown Languages office is temporarily closed while we all do our best to stop the pandemic. Teachers and staff are working remotely and continue to support our students by phone, email, Facebook, and distance learning. The best way to reach us during this time is to send a message. All classes will be online until it is safe to return to our classrooms. For more information, please visit our COVID-19 Response page.

Tips for a Cause, our biggest fundraising event of the year, is going online, too! Check out our virtual Marketplace of unique gifts and one-of-a-kind experiences from local creators and makers. Shop for friends, leave a tip, make a donation, have some fun!

Tips for a Cause 2020 Virtual Marketplace
November 14 – December 3

Open 24/7. Make a difference from the comfort of your own home!
Proceeds help provide essential educational programs and services for immigrants in our community.

DOWNTOWN LANGUAGES  is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing opportunities for immigrants and building respect and understanding across cultures by providing language, literacy, and other educational programs. 

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We envision a vibrant community where people of all cultures feel welcome and can participate effectively.



January 11 – March 20, 2021

Class Schedule/Descriptions
Pilas Family Literacy Program