Family Opportunities

Empowering multilingual and immigrant families to be advocates and leaders in their communities starts with building and deepening their knowledge. Here you will find learning opportunities and resources to share with families in your school community.   

Multilingual & Immigrant Family Conference

Join Our Multilingual & Immigrant Family Conference and Resource Fair! 

Multilingual and Immigrant Family Conference and Resource Fair is designed to celebrate multilingualism, multiculturalism, and the inherent power and brilliance of our diverse communities. Every year, the conference offers workshops on the importance of bilingual education, supports for postsecondary planning, an understanding of educational laws, mental wellness tips, and more. There will also be amazing guest speakers, cultural performances, and opportunities to meet other multilingual and immigrant families across NYC. 

The announcement of 2025 Family Conference will be coming in Spring 2025.

Multilingual & Immigrant Family Opportunities


is an eight-week program, offering families (at least one guardian and their child) the opportunity to explore and expand their leadership through a culturally responsive experiential lens. During the eight weeks, families will celebrate their cultural heritage and the value of their linguistic skills through multicultural activities and community engagement. Each week, families will be encouraged to participate in learning opportunities on specific topics, including education, careers, financial literacy, NYC resources, and more.  The learning opportunities will empower families to be true partners in their child’s educational journey. Please visit here for more information and registration.

New York State Association for Bilingual Education

The New York State Association for Bilingual Education (NYSABE) is a multilingual and multicultural association that represents multiple language groups and educational sectors throughout the State. NYSABE unites educators, parents, school administrators, college professors, researchers, community and business leaders, elected officials, the media, and policymakers with a common interest in excellence and equity for multilingual learners and English language learners.

Tuition-Free Adult Education

Kick-start your academic journey and/or a new career path by joining the NYC Department of Education Adult Education programs. Opportunities include basic education, accessing your high school equivalency diploma, and English classes for speakers of other languages. More information is available in the following languages:

Arabic | Bangla | Chinese | English | French | Haitian-Creole | Korean | Russian | Spanish | Urdu

Family Workshops Will Resume Fall 2024




Workshop Topic


February 13, 2023

5pm - 6pm

Career Exploration: Families will access strategies and resources available to support their child/ren with career exploration. Hosted by the Immigrant Ambassador Program.

Registration Closed

April 27, 2023

5pm - 6pm

Solicitar la Identificación Como Inmigrante / Applying for Identification as an Immigrant: Families will understand importance of having identification as an immigrant and ways to apply for it as an immigrant, learn about the Green Light Law and Real ID Act. Hosted by the Immigrant Ambassador Program and provided in Spanish.

Registration Closed

June 1, 2023

5pm - 6pm

Conoce Tus Derechos/ Know Your Rights : Families will understand the resources available to their child at colleges and universities to support them academically, socially, and emotionally. Gain strategies to support their child in advocating for themselves when navigating college. Hosted by the Immigrant Ambassador Program and provided in Spanish.

Registration Closed