D.C.’s struggle to hire more diverse teachers — and keep them

By Vanessa G. Sánchez, The Washington Post

Days before the coronavirus pandemic forced D.C. schools to close last year, fourth-grade teacher Isabella Sanchez sat down in front of the District’s State Board of Education to explain why teacher diversity matters. At H.D. Cooke Elementary in Northwest Washington, Sanchez told the board, she was one of only four Latino teachers serving a student body that is 52 percent Latino. Continue reading D.C.’s struggle to hire more diverse teachers — and keep them

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Dascha Polanco Joined Forces With Hacer Scholarship To Help Latinx Students Achieve Their Higher Education Goals

By SHIRLEY GÓMEZ, Hola!

Attention, high school juniors, and seniors! An ample opportunity has arrived —literally— to the door. Once again, the McDonald’s HACER National Scholarship is back to help you achieve your higher education goals. Continue reading Dascha Polanco Joined Forces With Hacer Scholarship To Help Latinx Students Achieve Their Higher Education Goals

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Hispanic Heritage Month: Professor’s multicultural upbringing nurtures passion for language education

By Paige Fowler, Jagwire

Dr. Giada Biasetti, associate professor of Spanish in the Department of English and World Languages in the Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, works every day to advance the culture of Hispanic and Latino communities. Continue reading Hispanic Heritage Month: Professor’s multicultural upbringing nurtures passion for language education

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Hispanic Heritage Month: Two Latinas are working together to create a pipeline of diversity in STEM

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, collectively known as STEM make up the fastest-growing and highest paid fields in the U.S. with diverse job opportunities in careers ranging from aerospace engineers, programmer to operations director, yet Latinas only account for 3% of the industry. Continue reading Hispanic Heritage Month: Two Latinas are working together to create a pipeline of diversity in STEM

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  1. City Career Fair
    January 19, 2022 - November 4, 2022
  2. From Day One
    February 9, 2022
  3. The Small Business Expo–Multiple Event Dates
    February 17, 2022 - December 1, 2022
  4. From Day One
    February 22, 2022
  5. Prospanica 2022 Leadership Summit
    March 10, 2022 - March 12, 2022
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    March 13, 2022 - March 18, 2022
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    March 28, 2022 - March 30, 2022
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    March 29, 2022