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
Something to Say: Seattle Creative Youth Development Summit
June 5, 2015 09:30 AM / 01:00 PMSeattle Public Library Central Library - 4th Floor Conference Room 1Community Events
Join local leaders dedicated to improving the success of youth through an interactive exploration of creative youth development.
Across the country, hundreds of creative youth development programs are setting high expectations for young people, encouraging positive risk taking, promoting leadership development, and offering real-world opportunities to contribute to social change. Creative youth development is an intentional process that combines creativity with development of life skills to support young people in participating successfully in adolescence and adult life. Denise Montgomery, a national expert on creative youth development, will outline the potential for community and after-school programs to reach their goals through infusion of creative youth development principles. This summit is for people involved in youth development, after-school and arts programs.
Invitation to follow in mid- May
Transportation: SPL Central Library is accessible by public transportation - light rail and busses. Limited parking will also be available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Denise Montgomery – Co-author of The Wallace Foundation’s Report Something to Say: Success Principles for Afterschool Arts Programs from Urban Youth and Other Experts
Break-out Sessions and a Panel of Creative Youth Development Practitioners
Welcome and Context
"Something to Say" Report Presentation by Denise Montgomery
Mini-Breakout Sessions with creative facilitators
Creative facilitator’s Panel and participant share-out
Linda Braun, Seattle Public Library
Lara Davis, Office of Arts and Culture
Emily Emerson, School’s Out Washington
Omana Imani, Arts Corps
Lydia Jurcys, YMCA Powerful Schools Regan Pro, Seattle Art Museum
Jessica Werner, Youth Development Executives of King County
Southwest Washington Job Fair
June 8, 2015 09:00 AM / 12:00 PMRed Lion Hotel at the QuayJob Fair
Similar to her previous jobs fairs, this free event will be open to all Southwest Washington residents and will include employers from a variety of industries seeking qualified candidates. Previous jobs fairs have drawn over 70 hiring employers.
Date and Time: Monday, June 8 • 9:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Red Lion Hotel at the Quay
100 Columbia Street, Vancouver WA 98660
Employers who are interested in participating should contact Pam Peiper in Jaime’s Vancouver office at (360) 695-6292.
Jobs Hunting Workshop
Date and Time: Tuesday, June 2 • 9:30am - 11:30am
Location: Vancouver Community Library
901 C Street, Vancouver, WA 98660