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K-12 Educational Resources

Cultura y Comunidad 

Focus on Immigration in Our Community (April 17, 2015)

Bibliography for VALHEN Lecture

Foco no Brasil (April 4, 2014)

Powerpoint on "Brazil Regions" by Case Watkins

Powerpoint on "Race in Brazil" by Bill Van Norman

Carnaval video

Educator handout

Lesson Plans

Coming soon!

Multimedia Resources

Teaching Activities, Films and Websites

Central America

La Bamba: The Afro-Mexican Story

PBS Documentary on Race in Brazil

Day of the Dead - Smithsonian Latino Center

Radio Ambulante

Reading Materials

"Hispanics Extend Reach Beyond Enclaves: South Americans and Others Found to Live in More Integrated Areas Than Mexicans in a Study of Latinos" Demographics by Miriam Jordan

Immigration — and the Curse of the Black Legend

The Hidden History of Mestizo America

Brazilian Racial Democracy, 1900-90: An American Counterpoint

An Educator's Guide to the Immigration Debate


Is Your First Grader College Ready? (New York Times)