Going beyond the One-day Cinco de Mayo Celebration: Close Working Relationships with First Generation Communities

Saturday, September 29, 2018: 4:30 PM-5:45 PM
Meeting Room 24 (Connecticut Convention Center)
Session Leader:
Andres Henriquez, Vice President, STEM Learning in Communities, New York Hall of Science
Presenters:
Sonia Bueno, Program Manager, Parent University and Science Ambassadors, New York Hall of Science and Kristin Leigh, Deputy Director, Explora

As the percentage of recent immigrants within the United States has increased, so have responses by informal learning centers working with first generation families. We offer narratives by institutions at the forefront of this effort, followed by rich group discussion on responding to the unique needs and aspirations of these communities.

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