Endangered Language Alliance

The Endangered Language Alliance (ELA) is an independent non-profit based in New York City and the only organization in the world focused on the immense linguistic diversity of urban areas. Many of the New York area’s estimated 800 languages are highly endangered; for many, New York is a major center. ELA documents and describes underdescribed and endangered languages, educating a larger public and collaborating with communities.

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Mother Tongues: Endangered Languages in NYC and Beyond

January 21, 2015

MOTHER TONGUES: ENDANGERED LANGUAGES IN NEW YORK CITY AND BEYOND ELA in collaboration with City Lore and Bowery Arts + Science presents Mother Tongues: Endangered Languages i...READ MORE

Language Matters event tonight!

Please come to a special free event in honor of our new PBS documentary  Language Matters with Bob Holman a film by David Grubin. Wednesday, Jan 21, 2015 at 6:00 pm at the N...READ MORE

N.Y./Region: City of Endangered Languages - nytimes.com/video

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