Episode 81 – Your Invited to… Celebrate Your Heritage.

When the world is changing, it can be hard to find your way. But what if you could follow your past and future simultaneously? What if you could see where you came from and where you’re going at the same time?

That’s exactly what Norah Jones and guest Joy Peyton discuss in episode 81 of It’s About Language. In this episode, they talk about heritage languages in the US and around the world, how people of all ages find their path to language and identity, and how that can inspire us.

Episode 80 – Your Invitation to: Go Beyond Borders

Norah Jones and guest Limeteze Pierre-Gilles share the language-centered rescue and community leadership work in Haiti of the non-profit organization Beyond Borders.

Episode 79 – It’s About Language: It’s About YOU

Norah Jones introduces the new season of It’s About Language , with a call to use language to positively address our urgent social and global challenges.

Introducing Jenniffer Whyte (Episode 78)

Meet Jenniffer Whyte, award-wining language educator and host of podcast “Afro-Latina Teacher in the Rural South.”

Episode 78 – Opportunity, Equity, Justice

Listen here, download and share as Jenniffer Whyte shares her insights and award-winning language education ways as she explores being an Afro-Latina techer in the rural south.

Episodio 77 – IAL a la AATSP: Enseñar el idioma vivo

For this third and final episode from the AATSP conference in Puerto Rico, Norah Jones shares participants’ stories that could only emerge from the heart of their native Spanish language.

Episode 76 – IAL at AATSP: Building Inclusion

Listen here, download and share as Norah Jones captures the excitement of attendees of the AATSP conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Episode 75 – IAL at AATSP: Celebrating Community

Listen here, download and share as Norah Jones captures the excitement of attendees of the AATSP conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Introducing Elizabeth Mack (Episode 74)

Meet Elizabeth Mack, who turned her passion for deep language and cultural understanding into Freestyle Languages, a company dedicated to transformational language teaching and learning for individuals and businesses.

Episode 74 – Freestyle Languages: Opportunity and Joy

Listen here, download and share as Elizabeth Mack of Freestyle Languages shares stories of growth, opportunities, and joy through effective language and cultural study.

Introducing Megan Jeffrey (Episode 73)

Learn more about the National Foriegn Language Center and its resources and LECTIA app, with guest Megan Jeffrey, Director of Strategic Initiatives and Communication.

Introducing Dali Tan (Episode 72)

Learn more about Dr Dali Tan, guest on It’s About Language with Norah Jones Episode 72, focused on the necessity of language and cultural studies to create a more just, equitable, and joyful world.

Introducing Steven Sacco (Episode 71)

Learn more about Steven Sacco, guest on It’s About Language with Norah Jones Episode 71, focused onthe realities of language usage worldwide, and the implications for freedom to speak multiple languages to achieve common goals.

Introducing Celia Zamora (Episode 70 & Episode 62)

Learn more about Celia Chomón Zamora, guest for episode 70 focused on personal empowerment, and panelist advocacy panel episode 62 for Heritage Language Month of It’s About Language.

Introducing Agnès Ndiaye Tounkara (Episode 69 & 61)

Learn more about Agnès Tounkara, guest panelist on It’s About Language with Norah Jones Episode 61, focused on the opportunities available to those who speak heritage languages.

Through Language We Name Our Worth

Without the words to understand and accept ourselves and others, we spiral into despair and conflict.

Introducing Linda Egnatz (Episodes 7 & 62)

Meet It’s About Language podcast guest Linda Egnatz,, whose mission is nothing less than to connect a diverse world of languages and cultures, one person at a time.

Introducing Joy Peyton (Episodes 24, 60, 61, 62, 63)

Meet Joy Peyton, Coalition for Community-Based Heritage Language Schools, IAL co-host for episodes 60-63 and guest for episode 24.

Introducing Renata Emilsson Peskova (Episode 63)

Learn more about Renata Emilsson Peskova, guest panelist on It’s About Language with Norah Jones Episode 63, focused on international collaboration to support heritage languages.

Introducing Ken Cruickshank (Episode 63)

Learn more about Ken Cruickshank, guest panelist on It’s About Language with Norah Jones Episode 63, focused on international collaboration to support heritage languages.

Introducing Antonella Cortese (Episode 63)

Learn more about Antonella Cortese, guest panelist on It’s About Language with Norah Jones Episode 63, focused on international collaboration to support heritage languages.

Introducing Gisi Cannizzaro (Episode 63)

Learn more about Gisi Cannizzaro, guest panelist on It’s About Language with Norah Jones Episode 63, focused on international collaboration to support heritage languages.

Introducing Neila Baumiliene (Episode 61)

Learn more about Neila Baumiliene, guest panelist on It’s About Language with Norah Jones Episode 61, focused on the opportunities available to those who speak heritage languages.