We asked our American English community: Why do you love English? We received nearly 100 video submissions from all over the world. Here are some of the responses.
Video of Center Stage group, Democratoz, a band from Algeria that celebrates the way music can connect people throughout the world.
Jaya is a transgender woman who has evolved from a peer educator to a Program Manager for Sahodaran, a community based organization working with the LGBTI community and HIV/AIDS issues.
Sadhana is the president of SAKHA and a Social Activist in Odisha, India. Sadhana was part of the very first Indian International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) on Transgender rights
Rudra is an Independent Art Professional in India who uses his skills to inform, educate and communicate with the LGBTI community throughout India.
In this 50-second animated video, we let individuals around the globe know about a few things they can do to participate in #IEW2016.