Recommended Links

Latino Legislative Caucus

 César E. Chávez Foundation

Nonprofit organization established to educate people
about the union organizer’s life and work. Includes
background on César Chávez Day.
Category: César Chávez (1927-1993)

Latino Legislative Important Links

Education Links:

Financial Aid and Scholarships for Minorities

National Hispanic Heritage Month

Education World – Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month!
A great site for activites focusing on contributions of Hispanics. This site also contains links to many other sites related to Hispanic people/issues.

Fact Monster – Hispanic Heritage Month
Hispanic Heritage Month begins on September 15, the anniversary of independence for five Latin American countries—Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua. In addition, Mexico declared its independence on September 16, and Chile on September 18.

Teachers’ Scholastic – Celebrate Hispanic Heritage
Contains many links — Latinos in History, Meet famous Latinos, Hispanic History in the Americas. Teacher’s guide and Research assistance.

National Parks – The National Register of Historic Places
Straight from our own National Park Service–a great site–Teaching with Historic Places Featured Historic Properties Hispanic History in the National Register of Historic Places Exploring Hispanic History and Culture–A Dynamic Field