OUR MISSION

​We build community and leadership through educational Spanish language and cultural immersion programs.

OUR VISION

We envision an equitable society strengthened by the power, knowledge, and value of Latin American languages and cultures.

ACTIONS

Give primarily low-income, Spanish-speaking students the opportunity to gain literacy skills in their native language of Spanish

Lessen the academic opportunity gap between Hispanic/Latino and non-Hispanic/Latino students

Support students as they learn about their Latin American cultural heritage
and navigate their own unique multicultural experiences

Provide Spanish-speaking parents access to resources to raise happy, healthy, bilingual families

Bridge the gap between Hispanic/Latino and non-Hispanic/Latino communities through a shared interest in the Spanish language

OUR
STORY
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+150

Students

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+60 HOURS

CLASSES OF CULTURAL

IMMERSION

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YOGA

Parents

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+14

COUNTRIES

+1800 Hours

Volunteers

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IN YOUTUBE FOR KIDS

+70 VIDEOS

ACADEMIC SUCCESS

Hispanic / Latino students make up 25% of school populations.

Hispanic/Latino students have the highest drop out rates.

Hispanic and Latino students face racial, linguistic, and cultural discrimination. Many of these bright students internalize these
external prejudices and see their
bilingualism and multiculturalism as a disadvantage.

Why Spanish Immersion?
1

The curriculum includes strategies based on the Hispanic/Latin American educational model that incorporates the stories, traditions and geography of Spanish-speaking countries into each lesson.

2

Having a teacher of the same race/ethnicity as the student has a positive effect on student achievement, teachers’ behavioral assessments, graduation rates, and college enrollment

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