PROGRAM: Latino Americans: 500 Years of History

Presented by:
Humanities Iowa
National Partner: NEH Local Partner: Libraries, Museums, Nonprofits, Other Subject: Cross-Cultural Understanding, History, Latinos Audience: All, Other

Latino Americans: 500 Years of History is a public programming initiative for libraries and other cultural organizations. It supports the exploration of the history and experiences of Latinos, a minority group who have played a vital role in the United States’ history over the past five centuries.

Past programs included:

  • “Latino Festival,” promotional launch of Latino American grant programs
  • “Enrique’s Journey,” community-wide reading and book discussion
  • “Conversations with Coffee,” ESL program
  • “Latinos in the Military,” scholar-led discussion of the PBS show Latino Americans
  • “Migrant Worker Reform,” scholar-led discussion of the PBS show Latino Americans
  • View other programs.