Build Your Capacity to Engage Latino Communities

Demographic & Policy Links
League of United Latin American Citizens
National Association of Latino Elected & Appointed Officials
National Council of La Raza 
Pew Hispanic Center
United States Census Bureau 
White House: Hispanic Affairs

Intern/Volunteer Recruitment
Federal TRIO Programs —outreach and student services programs designed to identify and provide services for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds. TRIO includes programs targeted to serve and assist low-income individuals, first-generation college students, and individuals with disabilities.
Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities — only national educational association that represents Hispanic-Serving Institutions. (HSIs)
Society for Advancement of Chicanos & Native Americans in Science — contact a chapter near you.
United States Department of Education — Lists of post-secondary institutions enrolling populations with significant percentages of minority students.
A Resource for Educational Diversity — This is a comprehensive and informative resource of available undergraduate and graduate programs in the U.S.

Organizational Inclusivity
National Council of Nonprofits: Diversity on Boards
Board Source: Beyond Politically Correctness- Building a Diverse Board
Common Good Careers: The Voice of Non-profit Talent: Perceptions of Diversity
Diversity Journal: Is the Nonprofit Sector Doing Enough for Diversity?

Education Related
Excelencia in Education 
National Center for Education Statistics 
Tomas Rivera Policy Center
Resource for Educational Diversity

Culture & Heritage

American Latino Heritage Fund
Latino Smithsonian Center
National Association of Latino Art & Culture
National Hispanic Cultural Center

Organizations & Associations

Center for Diversity & the Environment
National Hispanic Environmental Council
National Latino Coalition on Climate Change
Minority Science Associations

Connecting People to Nature through Birds course is offered by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service National Conservation Training Center. Tonya Nix, Educational Specialist- Arkansas National Wildlife Refuge compiled these factsheets for the Connecting Cultures section of the course.

Guidelines for Working with an Interpreter- Building a successful targeted program may require family involvement. It is definitely a plus to provide materials and interpretation in Spanish. But how do you run a program with the help of an interpreter? Read these guidelines for help. View

Building Relationships- Get ideas on how to build relationships/partners within the Latino community. View

Latino Youth Engagement View