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Bill supports New York City Chinatown’s English-Chinese street signs

Since the 1960s Manhattan’s Chinatown has featured bilingual street signs. Installed following a massive influx of Chinese immigrants to the city with the passage of the Immigration Act of 1965, the signs aimed to make navigation easier for Chinese New Yorkers who might not read English. 

Weekly Shorts | April 30, 2021

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Grant to Support U.S. Language Education America’s Languages Working Group has received a $500,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation,...