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Saturday, September 21 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Promoting Literacy Within the Latino Community

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Promoting literacy within the Latino community requires a lot of creative thinking, social networking, and community outreach. This panel will discuss how Latino family literacy impacts academic performance, how to reach the community, new technology and resources, and ways to support Latino authors and illustrators.

Speakers
avatar for Aurora Anaya-Cerda

Aurora Anaya-Cerda

Founder | Owner, La Casa Azul Bookstore
With the financial backing of 500 funders, Aurora Anaya-Cerda opened La Casa Azul Bookstore in El Barrio on June 1, 2012. La Casa Azul Bookstore has become more than the average retail store, it is the literature hub in the neighborhood serving as the third place, a meeting space in the community. | | Ms. Anaya-Cerda has worked as a dynamic and passionate supporter of cultural events in the East Harlem community for more than 8 years. She is... Read More →
avatar for Viviana Hurtado

Viviana Hurtado

Co-founder, Consultant, Analyst, Latinas for Latino Lit/The Wise Latina Club
A telegenic bilingual journalist with twelve years of experience in mainstream and Hispanic spaces, I specialize in communicating the impact of Latino political, economic, and social trends on our country, most recently as a regular analyst on MSNBC. As the founder of the cutting-edge blog The Wise Latina Club, in two years I have transformed an independent start-up focusing on Latina women and girls into a respected multi-media platform that has... Read More →
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Monica Olivera

Co-founder, Co-founder & Publisher at Latinas for Latino Literature and Mommy Maestra
I'm a freelance writer dedicated to Latino education and literacy. I'm also the one of the creators of the Latino Children's Summer Reading Program, one of the first online programs created specifically for Latino families. Looking forward to connecting! Learn more at http://about.me/MonicaOlivera


Saturday September 21, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Park Avenue Suite South

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