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
MBE and Member Development Day
September 24, 2014 08:00 AM / 03:00 PMDoubleTree Suites, 16500 Southcenter Pkwy, Seattle, WA 98188
The Council is hosting the MBE & Member Development Day at the Doubletree Guest Suites in Southcenter on September 24th. This full day of sessions and workshops for Members and certified Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) will focus on ways to develop business. The event is free for certified MBE and Corporate Members. -- To register, RSVP with the subject line "RSVP MBE and Member Development Day" and your name to firstname.lastname@example.org or call Mayra Rivera at 206-575-7748 if you have any questions.
Biz Fair 2014
September 27, 2014 08:00 AM / 03:30 PMCommunity Events
Learn from the experts how to form and run a successful business at the 18th annual Washington Small Business Fair. Biz Fair 2014 happens Saturday, September 27, 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Renton Technical College, 3000 NE 4th Street, in Renton.
Sharpen your skills - attend seminars that cover important, up-to-date topics for all stages of business ownership. Savvy business experts share their knowledge and real-life experiences with you.
Save valuable time - connect with 30 federal, state and local government agencies, and business and trade associations to get the information you need.
The fair is free, with plenty of free parking and no advance registration.
DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) Informational Forum and Legal Clinic for Immigrant Youth
September 27, 2014 08:30 PM / 12:00 PMSkagit Valley College, Angst HallCommunity Events
Did you arrive in the USA prior to your 16th Birthday? Are you over 15 now and under 33 (on June 15th, 2014)? Have you been in the USA since June 15, 2007? Were you here on June 15, 2012? Are you in school, graduated from high school or have a GED?
Do you want to apply? Come to the Legal Clinic on Saturday, September 27th, 2014.