Support RoLa: Our Small Community Language School!

RoLa Languages is one of Boston's few multi-language institutes. We are a small business whose goal is to spread the knowledge of language, culture, and history to anyone and everyone in our local community in Cambridge, MA and worldwide through private and small group classes, in-person and online, plus many other special programs!

As the 'stay at home' order prolongs during this health crisis, adult class registrations are consistently declining and our many after-school programs have shuttered, so we need to ask your help to weather this storm.

While we are still getting some revenue from online classes, we are falling short of covering our necessary expenses. Please make a donation, if you can, that will go to helping RoLa stay open. Your patronage, donation and support are greatly appreciated!

Funds will go to two different and direct areas:
a) Paying rent and utilities to keep our offices open so that we can have a place to go back to when this is all over.  While our landlord has been very flexible and supportive, we understand she may not be able to maintain this generosity for an extended period.
b) Paying our teachers - almost all of them are part time workers and use this money to supplement their income. We will use donations to pay wages and/or distribute money directly to help them and their families. 

Other action items you can do to help!:

Register For A Class
- Please sign up for a RoLa class (we have 6-week, 8-week and our brand new 10-day beginner intensive classes available!), buy a one-on-one tutoring package, or buy a gift certificate for yourself or someone else to use now or later.

Please Like, Comment & Share
- Because we have always considered ourselves a 'human-sized company,' we never expected to have to be a virtual force! This has been a learning process, but we are all in, and your engagement in our online presence is crucial to our survival. Please share our newsletter, Facebook page and your own experiences at RoLa if you have been a student whether by word of mouth with your friends, family, and colleagues, on Google, Yelp, or on our Facebook. Visit our Facebook and YouTube pages, watch our (live) videos, leave comments and interact with us!


Introduce Us To Your Contacts
- Because our evening classes are uncertain and our after-school classes have been halted, we are shifting the focus of our programs. Our goal is to offset these losses by increasing our one-on-one tutoring programs, offering more corporate trainings (teaching language classes for work purposes), increasing online group classes, and finding parent/home school programs we can offer our services to. If you are willing to provide us with your ideas, your contacts or make introductions, we'd be very grateful. Our teachers are on standby and ready to work!


Sharing Information With You: Webinars & Articles
- A lot of us are at home and have time, and the RoLa team is filled with experts. So, why not use this time to answer your questions when it comes to language learning and becoming bilingual (or multilingual!)? We want to ask YOU what topics, general or specific, you might have that we can either write an article for or give a webinar on. 


We know that, of course, many of our students and their families have also been severely impacted financially by this crisis, so it's not possible to spend money at RoLa right now.


However, your reviews, likes, shares, input, introductions, etc. are also extremely valuable (and free for you to do)!

We really appreciate your support in any form!47607462_1587667542251198_r.jpegRoLa Languages Facebook

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Erica Adelson 
Organizer
Cambridge, MA
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