NLF Success Story | Sarvodaya Shanthi Sena Sansadhaya |Strengthening Official Language Policy through Language Education

Equipping the Future Generation for Peace Building and Reconciliation through Second Language Learning NLF Partner Sarvodaya Shanthi Sena Sansadhaya (Shanthi Sena – the Peace Brigade), is the youth wing of the Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement. Sarvodaya, one of the oldest and well reputed civil society organisations has been committed to community...

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NLF Success Stories | Palm Foundation | Community Building through Second Language Learning and Language Rights Awareness

Palm Foundation promotes Community Integration and Reconciliation through Second Language Learning and Street Dramas Recently NLF Partner, Palm Foundation conducted a special event at the Kosgolla village in Walapane on 26th of May 2022 to celebrate the completion of the Tamil language class. Nearly 300 community members including children, youth...

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NLF Success Stories | Centre for Equality and Justice (CEJ)| Shaping the future of our nation with University Champions for Language Rights

NLF Partner CEJ fosters a new generation of Language Rights Advocates NLF Partner, Centre for Equality and Justice (CEJ) recently conducted a virtual orientation on the 15th of June for university students who signed up as University Champions for Language Rights. The recently formed coterie of Language Champions comprised of...

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NLF Success Stories | SLCFD | Breaking The Barriers Of Sign Language with the Official Languages Policy

The Groundbreaking Activity of NLF Partner Sri Lanka Central Federation of the Deaf The work of NLF Partner Sri Lanka Central Federation of the Deaf is truly a source of inspiration. From the inception of the partnership what struck the NLF Team was the unique lens with which SLCFD approached...

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NLF Success Stories | PALM Foundation | Promoting Language Rights to protect Health and Safety through Art and Posters

PALM Foundation works with Co-existences committees to initiate a COVID Prevention Art and Poster Campaign NLF Partner, Palm Foundation, is working towards building national integration and reconciliation amongst plantation and rural communities, by promoting Language Rights and creating access to Language Learning. Working under the theme ‘Promote Language Rights towards...

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NLF Success Stories | Sarvodaya Sarvodaya Shanthi Sena Sansadhaya | Engaging the transformative power of youth towards Language Rights

Sarvodaya initiates Language Youth Clubs in 5 project districts. “Young people should be at the forefront of global change and innovation. Empowered, they can be key agents for development and peace. If, however, they are left on society’s margins, all of us will be impoverished. Let us ensure that all...

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NLF Success Stories | Samadana/m | Making a difference one sign board at a time

Samadana/m “Breaking Barriers-Building Bridges’ workshop inspires a language warrior The ‘Breaking Barriers-Building Bridges’ project implemented by Samadanam, works towards building reconciliation through the protection of the language rights of the minority communities. Having identified the lack of awareness as one of the primary barriers to creating a bi-lingual culture this...

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NLF Success Stories | SLCDF | Strengthen Social Integration by training Community Leaders to develop awareness building trainings on the Official Languages Policy

Sri Lanka Centre for Development Facilitation (SLCDF) organises Training of Trainer Modules for 5 Districts NLF Project Partner SLCDF is of the firm conviction that creating a strong civil society structure at district and divisional levels is critical for the effective implementation of Official Language Policy. With this goal in...

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NLF Success Stories | HDO | Capacity Building Workshop for Co-existence (Language) Societies in Karaithuraipatru

Mobilizing Community Action towards Promoting Language Rights and Second Language Learning. NLF Partner Human Development Organization (HDO) works in the Ampara, Kandy, Mullaitivu and Nuwara Eliya, to enhance social integration and peaceful co-existence by promoting and protecting the language rights of different ethnic and religious communities in these districts. HDO...

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