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Language Hunters
6307 NE 8th Ave
Portland, OR 97211 

Our Organization

Language Hunters is a tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, headed up by our Executive Director Jevan Williams, and our Creative Director Willem Larsen. Our team of staff, interns and fellow language hunters runs workshops, school programs, language nights, and trains communities and new players.

our board of directors

Jay Bazuzi
Diana Larsen
Joyce Dostale
Abigail Larsen 

Advisory Board

Tim Holbert
Martin Nelson
Adrienne Flagg
Brían Ó hAirt 

Our Vision

Our vision is our source of inspiration. It guides our organization’s decisions by painting a picture of the world in which we wish to live.

We see...

  • A reversal of the momentum of the global endangered language crisis within the decade as trained communities become self-sufficient in language revitalization and train each other.
  • The emergence of the twenty language child due to the normalization of multilingual communities throughout the world.
  • A world of fluent signers which includes deaf youth, adults, and elders in mainstream life.

Our Mission

We train individuals and communities around the world in the craft of Language Hunting and the application of the Fluency Hunting Model, through workshops, one-on-one mentoring, and viral community play.