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
Hispanic Community Forum in Pasco - Foro de Comunidad Hispana en Pasco
April 28, 2015 06:00 PM / 09:00 PMSt. Patrick Catholic Parish(509) 547-8841Community Events / Public Meetings
St. Patrick Catholic Parish - Pasco will host a Hispanic Community Forum (in Spanish) on Tuesday, April 28, from 6pm-9pm. This forum will allow Spanish speaking people in the Pasco community to express their feelings and concerns to members of Washington State’s Commission on Hispanic Affairs, members the Pasco City Council, and a Conciliation Specialist from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Community Relations Service.
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Requests by the media are to be made to Raquel Murillo at 509-547-8841 ext. 150 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that in an effort to maintain an unintimidating atmosphere for those attending, solicitation of interviews, videography and photography will not be allowed on church grounds. The pastor reserves the right to ask anyone to leave the premises.
El Centro de la Raza's 10th Annual Cinco De Mayo Event
May 2, 2015 03:00 PM / 08:00 PMJefferson Community CenterCommunity Events
May 3, 2015 11:00 AM / 04:00 PMEdgewater ParkCommunity Events
The NWWHCC Cinco de Mayo Signature event will promote the Hispanic community in our North West Washington Region. It will be a way for our community to come together regardless of ethnicity and enjoy a different cultural event. This will be a family oriented event.