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
“Fiestas de Alfabetización Temprana en Español” Fall 2014
November 5, 2014 06:30 PM / 08:00 PMClasses
FREE Educational Workshops on Early Literacy in Spanish!
The “Fiestas de Alfabetización Temprana en Español” “Early Literacy Parties in Spanish” are series of eight FREE weekly workshops in Spanish. Each Fiesta will teach parents and caregivers about Early Literacy and how to prepare children for Kindergarten.
November 7, 2014 06:00 PM / 08:30 PMDavis High SchoolCommunity Events / Public Meetings
Yakima Community Meeting
A community forum for Latinos/Hispanics in Yakima and the surrounding areas
Friday, November 7th, 2014
6 – 8:30 pm
This is your opportunity to discuss important issues that impact Latinos in your area! Come prepared to discuss your ideas about Health Disparities and Culturally Relevant Healthcare for Latinos as well as Voting Rights in Yakima.
The Washington State Commission on Hispanic Affairs meets in different cities throughout the state to give the Hispanic community the opportunity to dialogue with its local leaders and the Commission to address issues that are directly impacting them.
The meeting will be held in Davis High School, 212 S 6th Ave, Yakima, WA 98902.