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Located in Washington, D.C., the Joint National Committee for Languages (JNCL) is a mission-driven membership organization representing a national network of +300,000 professionals and specialists from the education, non-profit and industry sectors.

Our trusted language policy team empowers our members to raise awareness of the benefits of multilingualism to Congress. We speak language policy to power. 

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JNCL-NCLIS graciously counts on the continuing support of its sustaining member organizations. 


If we don't tell our stories to Congress,

who will?


JNCL is helping to reshape the bilingual future of our nation.