Since the onset of the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign last spring, JNCL-NCLIS has been actively keeping the Language Enterprise on the map for the presidential hopefuls and their transition teams. Since its foundation in 1976, JNCL-NCLIS has been involved in advocacy efforts in the United States to ensure that all Americans have the opportunity to learn and use English and at least one other language. Advocacy in preparation for an incoming administration is a multi-step process, the goals of which are to establish awareness of key language issues among members of the incoming administration and to cultivate their support for programs and policies. Read more