inspired by familia - roots

Connecting Our Children To Their Roots

By Mari Hernandez-Tuten

“A tree without roots will fall over.” ~unknown

The colors, voices, faces, accents, and flavors of my country are some of the ties that are deeply rooted in me. »»» Read More

kipp nyc

KIPP Job Postings

KIPP Job Postings

I wanted to get the word out about teaching and non-instructional opportunities available at KIPP:NYC schools. I’ve worked at KIPP in Washington Heights for the last 5 years and it has been a fun, rigorous place to grow.  »»» Read More
Latino Outdoors

Step Out With Latino Outdoors ™

About Latino Outdoors

Latino Outdoors is a unique Latino-led organization. We are working to create a national community of leaders in conservation and outdoor education. As part of this work, we are focused on expanding and amplifying the Latino experience in the outdoors; providing greater opportunities for leadership, mentorship, professional opportunities and serving as a platform for sharing cultural connections and narratives that are often overlooked by the traditional outdoor movement. »»» Read More

The Learning Network - Students

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month With Students

Below are some great articles and resources for your students from The New York Times that celebrate the contributions and cultures of Hispanic-Americans.

  1. Learn about famous Hispanic or Latino Americans.
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Pew Research Center

10 Interesting Statistics about Hispanics in the US*

  1. The U.S. Hispanic population now stands at more than 55.3 million, making them the second-largest racial or ethnic group in the U.S.
  2. Hispanics make up 17.3% of the U.S. population.
  3. By 2060, the Hispanic population is projected to be 119 million.
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LASA - Latin American Studies Association

Latin American Studies Association (LASA)

The Latin American Studies Association (LASA) is the largest professional Association in the world for individuals and institutions engaged in the study of Latin America. With over 12,000 members, nearly 60 percent of whom reside outside the United States, LASA is the one association that brings together experts on Latin America from all disciplines and diverse occupational endeavors, across the globe. »»» Read More