Welcome to the ESU...

The English-Speaking Union of the United States is a membership organization whose mission is carried out locally by the efforts of Branch members.  As an ESU member, you are contributing both financially and personally to programs that enrich the lives of students and educators through a diverse range of local and national programs.  Additionally, members expand their own social network by being invited to cultural and social events, speakers and book author events, regional and national events as well as invitations to international travel opportunities.

Interested in Membership of the English Speaking Union?

The mission of the English-Speaking Union is to promote Global communication and understanding through the use of the English language.

Membership to the Syracuse Branch of The English-Speaking Union (ESU) offers communication, friendship, relationships and understanding.

Our Membership supports and promotes the international exchange of ideas with people of all nationalities, ethnic backgrounds and cultural perceptions as such fostering improved comprehension and use of English throughout the world.

The Syracuse Branch offers a variety of programs for members and community service activities that will expand your world.

Membership Dues:
Our membership year runs through July - June

Individual: $45.00
Couple: $70.00
Sponsor Individual: $70.00
Sponsor Couple: $120.00
National Patron: $300 - $10,000

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Consider Joining as a National Patron

National Patron Membership provides higher level support to programs that enrich the lives of our members, teachers, and thousands of high school and college students nationwide.  National Patrons receive local and national recognition and invitations to exclusive events.  Up to one half of your contribution can be designated to support your branch. 

National Patron Program Description: Download PDF

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Tax Information: The English-Speaking Union of the United States is a 501(c)(3) organization .  Membership contributions are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law. Our Federal Tax ID: 13-1623995


The English-Speaking Union

Syracuse Branch

Welcome to the ESU

The ESU celebrates English as a shared language to foster global understanding and good will by providing educational and cultural opportunities for students, educators, and members.

To find out more about our programs click here.