Visit to a Community-Based Heritage Language School

In May 2023, Montserrat Garibay, Senior Advisor for Labor Relations & Acting Assistant Deputy Secretary and Director for the Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA), U.S. Department of Education, visited ABRACE, the Brazilian Portuguese Community-Based School in McLean, Virginia. She had rich, productive conversations with parents and high school students in the school and was welcomed by Daniela Silva, ABRACE Director (far right); Ana Lucia Lico, Co-Founder and Board Member (far left); and Joy Peyton, Coalition President (red sweater).

Published: Wednesday, May 31, 2023