Watch this video to learn about the rich history of the Washington State Commission on Hispanic Affairs.
Migrant and Bilingual Education
Migrant and Bilingual Education Programs
All children in Washington State have the right to a public education, grades kindergarten to 12, up through age 21. Students may qualify for additional support through the Migrant or Bilingual Education Programs if: A language other than English is spoken at home. The family has recently moved for agriculture or fishing work.
This is the teaser for the one hour KCTS 9 documentary that examines the history of Latinos in Washington state, their dramatic population growth and the impact in politics, education, immigration and entrepreneurship in the state.
Become an advocate for Washington's Hispanic Communities Your tax-deductible contribution will support our advocacy work in the following areas:
- CHA's Spanish Language Outreach Radio Program, "Conozca su Gobierno con Uriel Iñiguez"
- Washington State Latino/Hispanic Assessment Report
- Leading Change Through Advocacy
Lisa van der Lugt was appointed as Acting Executive Director for the Commission on Hispanic Affairs in December of 2016 by Governor Jay Inslee.Read More
Mynor began working with the Commission on Hispanic Affairs in June of 2015.Read More
2017 Legislative Ethnic Reception
February 7, 2017 05:30 PM / 08:00 PMColumbia Room, Legislative Building, 416 Sid Snyder Ave SW, Olympia, WA 98504
The Commissions on Asian Pacific American, African American, and Hispanic Affairs and the Governor’s Office of Indian Affairs invite the public to attend the 2017 Ethnic Legislative Reception.
The event will be an opportunity for community members to meet the governor, state legislators, and appointed officials as well as board members and representatives from the ethnic commissions and the Governor’s Office of Indian Affairs.
2017 Ethnic Legislative Reception
Date: February 7, 2017 Time: 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Program begins at 6:00 p.m.) Location: Columbia Room, Legislative Building
416 Sid Snyder Ave SW, Olympia, WA 98504
For more information, contact Brianne Ramos at firstname.lastname@example.org or (360) 725-5667.
Sound Transit's Capital Program Expansion Outreach Event
February 9, 2017 09:00 AM / 12:00 PM401 S. Jackson St., Seattle, WA 98104
Join us at Sound Transit’s Capital Program Expansion Information and Outreach Event!
When: Thursday, February 9, 2017 9:00am-Noon
Where: Sound Transit, Ruth Fisher Boardroom, 401 S. Jackson St., Seattle, WA 98104
Sound Transit is hosting an outreach event to share information about upcoming Architectural and Engineering contracting opportunities for Sound Transit’s Capital Program Expansion. Sound Transit encourages all interested Prime and Sub consultants, including SBEs and DBEs, to attend.
There will be a presentation about upcoming Preliminary Engineering and Environmental projects including West Seattle, Ballard, and Bus Rapid Transit, procurement processes, and Small Business development information. A Networking Session will be held afterwards for Prime consultants to meet with and outreach to potential Sub consultants.
Sound Transit will provide tables at the Networking Session. For general event-related questions, or if you are a Prime and would like to reserve a table for networking, please contact Brian Barson, Senior Design & Construction Contracts Specialist at email@example.com.
For any questions about SBE and DBE opportunities, please contact Brenda Nnambi, Diversity & Small Business Development Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.