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K-12 Educational Resources

Cultura y Comunidad 

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

Bibliography for VALHEN Lecture

Welden Cooper Center for Public Service
The University of Virginia's Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service is a research and training organization focused on the Commonwealth of Virginia. The Center provides objective information, data, applied research to the public.

Pew Research Center
The Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. We conduct public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis and other data-driven social science research.

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

Articles

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

Virginia's Changing Demographic Landscape (Virginia Issues and Answers)

The Latinization of the Central Shenandoah Valley

Sacramento Approves Ethnic Studies as Graduation Requirement (Hmong Innovating Politics)