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Welcoming New Leadership to ISLA NC: A Strong Future Ahead

We are thrilled to announce a new chapter for ISLA (Immersion for Spanish Language Acquisition) as we welcome new leaders to guide our organization towards an even brighter future. With a strong focus on empowering Latine youth and their families, ISLA has been at the forefront of innovative heritage language immersion programs since our establishment […]

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ISLA Los Sábados End of Year Celebration.

Another successful school year at ISLA Los Sábados has come to an end, and it truly has been an eye opening experience. The theme of the year was “Strengthening our cultural connection through Latin American languages.” We witnessed the incredible efforts of our dedicated students, parents, and teachers through our core value: collective power, where […]

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CĂłmo defender los derechos de tus hijos en escuelas pĂşblicas

ISLA NC está ofreciendo un curso gratuito de 9 semanas donde usted aprenderá a defender los derechos educativos de sus hijos y será compensado por su tiempo. El curso proveerá herramientas esenciales para empoderar a los padres cuando defienden los derechos educativos de sus hijos y nos enseñará a aprovechar los conocimientos y fuerzas culturales […]

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Bridging the Divide: Connecting Educators and Schools to Latinx Families.

Bridging the Divide: Connecting Educators and Schools to Latinx Families. English version Durham, NC- April 5, 2021. For Immediate Release Immersion for Spanish Language Acquisition (ISLA) is pleased to host its first Education Conference titled “Bridging the Divide: Connecting Educators and Schools to Latinx Families.” ISLA recognizes the many education inequities that have plagued our […]

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ISLA VERANO

ENGLISH VERSION Travel through Latin America this Summer with ISLA! Register for ISLA Verano Today! This summer doesn’t have to be boring! Get excited because we are “traveling” to Latin America this summer through an immersive language and cultural experience with ISLA! ISLA Verano is our in-person 6-week (June 21-July 30) COVID-safe outdoor exploration summer […]

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ISLA won NCPCA Peace Prize / ISLA Gana Premio de la Paz de NCPCA

ISLA receives The North Carolina Peace Corps Association 2021 Peace Prize ISLA recibe el Premio de la Paz 2021 de The North Carolina Peace Corps Association English Version Durham, NC, Release: February 12, 2021. For Immediate Release Immersion for Spanish Language Acquisition (ISLA) is pleased to receive The North Carolina Peace Corps Association 2021’s Peace […]

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ISLA Profile: Lady Johana Cuervo

As athletic coordinator, Lady raises funds, organizes practices, recruits coaches and plans game days for FĂştbol ISLA. Under her direction, the program has garnered tremendous support and interest. Kids join to play recreational soccer while speaking solely in Spanish throughout practices and games. Connecting with parents, the local community and sponsors, Lady is raising funds […]

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