Education Resources

Future Latino Leaders Law Camp

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The Future Latino Leaders Law Camp is a nine-day program held by the HNBF in Washington, DC and provides 25 Latino high school students with the opportunity to learn more about the legal profession. Established by the HNBF in 2005, the Law Camp offers students the chance to come to DC and learn more about the college application process, meet influential Latino leaders, and tour national monuments and various government agencies.

The Law Camp is offered cost-free! There is a non-refundable application fee of $50 (fee waivers are granted based on demonstrated need) and the cost of transportation to DC. The HNBF is committed to working with accepted applicants and their families to ensure their ability to attend.

This is a fantastic opportunity for Latino high school students who are interested in law to travel to Washington and connect with their peers from across the country as well as meet other successful Latinos.

Website link: http://www.hnbf.org/FLLLCGeneral.aspx

Asian American Alliance

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Asian American alliance is an organization dedicated to informing and advising Asian Americans on their way to American Dream. It provides news and helpful information on business issues, politics, government immigration laws, social security laws, real estate, education and scholarship information. It informs Asian Americans about the community issues, health insurances and organizations that assist in resolving them.

Website:

http://www.asianamericanalliance.com/Education.html

Hispanic Scholarship Fund, (HSF)

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The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) is the largest Hispanic scholarship-granting organization in the nation. HSF recognizes and rewards outstanding Hispanic students in higher education throughout the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. These students represent every region of the country, hundreds of institutions of higher learning and every segment of the Hispanic community. Founded in 1975, HSF has awarded more than 53,000 scholarships in excess of $89 million.

Website link: http://www.hsf.net/

Latin American Studies Association (LASA)

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LASA is the largest professional Association in the world for individuals and institutions engaged in the study of Latin America. With over 5,500 members, thirty 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.

Website link: http://lasa.international.pitt.edu/

Hispanic Educational Telecommunications System (HETS)

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HETS is a telecommunications consortium of colleges and universities in the United States and Puerto Rico. Its mission is to widen the access of Hispanics to higher education and training opportunities through educational telecommunications and distance learning. HETS member connect to each other through a diversity of telecommunications and information technologies. These technologies may include the HETS C-band satellite network system or compressed video through telephone lines or ISDN. All member institutions connect to each other through the Internet.

Website link: http://www.hets.org/

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, (HACU)

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The HACU is a national association representing the accredited colleges and universities in the United States where Hispanic students constitute at least 25 percent of the total student enrollment. HACU’s goal is to bring together colleges and universities, schools, corporations, governmental agencies and individuals to establish partnerships for: promoting the development of Hispanic-serving colleges and universities; improving access to and the quality of postsecondary educational opportunities for Hispanic students; and meeting the needs of business, industry and government through the development and sharing ]of resources, information and expertise.

Website link: http://www.hacu.net/hacu/default.asp

American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, (AATSP)

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Since its inception in 1917, AATSP has promoted the study and teaching of Hispanic, Luso-Brazilian, and other related languages, literatures, and cultures at all levels. Through an exchange of pedagogical and scholarly information, the AATSP encourages heritage and second language study and supports projects to that end.

Website link: http://www.aatsp.org/

Education, Immigrant Students, Refugee Students, and English Learners

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This volume draws attention to how teachers at both the elementary and secondary levels teach, advocate for, and learn from and about immigrant students, the children of immigrants, their families, and refugees and their families, many of whom are also English language learners. Common to all of the contributions to this volume is the stance that educators and teachers can improve education for immigrant, refugee, and English language learner students.

Website link: http://nsse-chicago.org/yearbooks.asp?cy=2010

Brookings Institute

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Immigration experts of Brookings Institute are examining the demographic, economic, social and political impact of immigration in the United States and around the world.

Website link: http://www.brookings.edu/topics/immigration.aspx

The Annie E. Casey Foundation

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The Annie E. Casey Foundation is a private charitable organization, dedicated to helping build better futures for disadvantaged children in the United States. The primary mission of the Foundation is to foster public policies, human-service reforms, and community supports that more effectively meet the needs of today’s vulnerable children and families. In pursuit of this goal, the Foundation makes grants that help states, cities and neighborhoods fashion more innovative, cost-effective responses to these needs.

Website link: http://www.aecf.org/

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