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.
Watch this video to learn about the rich history of the Washington State Commission on Hispanic Affairs.
LATINOS: The Changing Face of Washington
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
Mr. Iñiguez was appointed by Governor Christine Gregoire as Executive Director of the Commission on Hispanic Affairs on June 2005, and reappointed by Governor Inslee on January 2013.Read More
Engagement Ambassadors for Neighborhood Forums
April 1, 2015 12:00 PM / 01:00 PMYakima County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce509-453-2050Community Events / Workshop/Training
Who: Wake Up Yakima!
(Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Yakima County) What: Civic Engagement Ambassador Training Why: Earn Community/Volunteer Hours
Earn Extra Credit for school
Promote Civic Engagement
Learn New Skills
Meet New People
For more information call 509-453-2050
CLOSING THE OPPORTUNITY GAP PRESS CONFERENCE
April 1, 2015 03:00 PM / 12:00 AMEL CENTRO DE LA RAZA Community Events / Conference
OLYMPIA—Next Wednesday, Representatives Sharon Tomiko Santos (D-Seattle), Lillian Ortiz-Self (D-Mukilteo), Ruth Kagi (D-Shoreline) and Brady Walkinshaw (D-Seattle) will hold a press conference on how the House Democratic operating budget helps close the opportunity gap by addressing the educational needs of all students from cradle to career.
The event will be held in Seattle at El Centro de la Raza at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 1.
The legislators will be joined by other House Democrats, including lawmakers from the Members of Color Caucus.
After the press conference, reporters are encouraged to stay and participate, along with teachers, students and members of the community at large, in a conversation with the legislators on Washington’s education system.
To obtain broadcast-quality audio on these issues, or to arrange for TV or radio interviews, please contact House Democratic Caucus Broadcast Coordinator Dan Frizzell at 360-786-7208 or email@example.com
Círculo de Lectura en Español - Spanish Literature Reading Circle
April 1, 2015 07:00 PM / 12:00 AMCommunity Events
Vengan a conocer a los
y a mejorar su español.
Participen en estos círculos
de lectura mensuales
las obras previamente
seleccionadas. La biblioteca
tendrá disponibles copias
de los libros en cantidad
limitada para su préstamo.
Todos son bienvenidos a
participar, les esperamos.
1er miercoles del mes / 1st Wednesday of the month
Próximo encuentro: 1 de abril, 7pm / Next meeting: April 1st, 7pm
La biblioteca les proveerá con copias de los títulos seleccionados.
Free copies of the selected titles will be provided at each library.
Para más información, vea los volantes adjuntos.
For more information, please see the attached flyers.