Educational Institutions

Lex America Inc

  • Cambridge, MA
  • www.lexlrf.org

Mission Statement

To assist individuals in developing their full human potential through multilingual and multicultural activities. Concurrently to foster informal community leadership in a context of cultural diversity, skills in multicultural communication and collaboration, cultural tolerance, openness and appreciation for differences in the context of an increasingly complex world.

Main Programs

  1. Program 1
  2. LEX Language Project
  3. Arlington Lecture Series
  4. Transnational Exchange
  5. Educational Publishing
Service Areas

Self-reported

International

Our language clubs are currently active in the Greater Boston area.  Our exchange programs serve the United States and Canada, as well as Japan, Korea, China, and Mexico.

ruling year

2003

Principal Officer since 1998

Self-reported

Elizabeth Victor

Keywords

Self-reported

language, cultural exchange, multilingual, multicultural, educational publishing

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EIN

04-2897887

Physical Address

90 Sherman Street

Cambridge, MA 02140

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Educational Services and Schools - Other (B90)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Multilingual language programs in New York and Massachusetts; summer youth exchange programs across the U.S. and in Canada; yearlong high school exchange programs in the U.S. and Canada; summer youth exchange programs in Japan, Korea, and Mexico; adult and family exchange programs in the U.S. and Japan; publishing of breakthrough texts in the natural sciences.

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Population(s) Served

Budget

Program 2

LEX Language Project

A network of community-based language clubs in which people of

all ages and backgrounds can enjoy the successful acquisition of multiple languages in a fun, casual environment.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Adults

Aging/Elderly/Senior Citizens

Budget

Program 3

Arlington Lecture Series

Lectures by scholars and academics on raising multilingual children.

Category

Population(s) Served

Adults

Budget

Program 4

Transnational Exchange

People of all ages and backgrounds have the opportunity to host a visitor from another country or travel overseas on a homestay exchange.

Category

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Adults

Aging/Elderly/Senior Citizens

Budget

Program 5

Educational Publishing

Unique discovery-based books in math, physics, biology, and language acquisition.

Category

Population(s) Served

Adults

Aging/Elderly/Senior Citizens

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

International

Our language clubs are currently active in the Greater Boston area.  Our exchange programs serve the United States and Canada, as well as Japan, Korea, China, and Mexico.

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LEX AMERICA INC
Fiscal year: Oct 01-Sep 30

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Lex America Inc

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Elizabeth Victor

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Yo Sakakibara

LEX Institute

Term: Feb 2011 - Apr 2012

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