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HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH

Hispanic writers : a selection of sketches from Contemporary authors Extraordinary Hispanic Americans Portraits of Hispanic American heroes Atlas of Hispanic-American history The music of what happens Harbor me

 

DATABASES

  • AtoZ World Food
    A comprehensive food database that contains traditional recipes for Hispanic countries.

  • AtoZ World Travel
    A comprehensive resource with information about Hispanic cities, insider's guides, travel excursions, shopping and more.

  • Biography in Context
    Biographical essays on the world's most influential people, including Hispanic Americans.

  • Books & Authors
    Find books to read about Hispanic Americans.

  • Diversity Studies  
    Explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in the global community, including Hispanic Americans.

  • Fine Arts and Music  
    Extensive resources that covers topics like dram, music, art history and filmmaking, including contributions by Hispanic Americans.

  • Novelist Plus  
    Recommendations for Hispanic American books, audiobooks, and more.

 

      ACCESS DATABASES FROM HOME In Library Use Only

 

 

WEBSITES

Hispanic Heritage Month
A collaborative project of the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and U.S. National Archives and Records Administration designed to showcase the cultural and historical impacts of Hispanic Americans.

Hispanic Heritage Foundation
Established by The White House in 1987, the Hispanic Heritage Foundations' (HHF) mission is to inspire, prepare, and position Latino leaders in the classroom, community, and workforce to meet America's priorities.

Virginia Coalition of Latino Organizations
The Virginia Coalition Organizations of Latino Organizations (VACOLAO) is a coalition of non-profit organizations serving and supporting the Latino/Hispanic immigrant communities in Virginia. 

Virginia Hispanic Chamber
The mission of the Virginia Hispanic Chamber is to build bridges in order to create, promote and enhance business opportunities for our membership by providing linkage with special emphasis on the Hispanic community.

Department of Veteran Affairs, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Hispanic Employment Program
The purpose of the Hispanic Employment special Emphasis Program is to help identify and eliminate actual and perceived recruitment and employment inequities (if any exist), which may adversely affect Hispanic employees, and to identify areas with less than expected participation and under-utilization of Hispanics in VA's workforce.

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institue, Inc.
CHCI is the nation's leading non-profit, non-partisan organization that provides scholarships, internships, fellowships and other education and career services for Latino youth.

 

 

KIDS AND YA BOOKS

 

One is a piñata : a book of numbers Hispanic-American crafts kids can do!
 
Ana María Reyes does not live in a castle Astronaut Ellen Ochoa
 
Charlie Hernández & the league of shadows  I am not your perfect Mexican daughter