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
2014 DES Trade Show and Training Sessions
September 10, 2014 08:00 AM / 04:00 PMTacoma DomeCommunity Events
This year's trade show will be even bigger, with the addition of prime construction contractors, construction sub-contractors, and more information technology vendors than ever before.
Additional details about participation and training opportunities will be posted as they become available. Please visit website below for more information. For a detailed schedule of the conference click here.
Fiestas Patrias 2014 - Reception
September 12, 2014 05:00 PM / 08:00 PMLowercase BreweryCommunity Events
Celebrating independence of Mexico and other Latin American countries, Sea Mar Community Health Centers and Latino Community Fund are sponsoring a reception the evening before a weekend of fiestas!
Honorable Mary Yu (Washington State Supreme Court Justice)
Jorge Baron (Northwest Immigrant Rights Project and Fiestas Patrias Grand Marshal)
Miguel Perez Gibson (Newly appointed Executive Director of Legislative Affairs with the Office of the Governor)
No Host Bar
Please RSVP to the email listed or for more information call the number listed.
Fiestas Patrias - Parade and Community Fiesta
September 13, 2014 11:00 AM / 06:00 PMCommunity Events