October 01, 2020

VIDEO: 'Celebrando Nuestra Hispanidad' Hispanic Heritage Month online events

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Thanks to all who took part in NYSUT's online Hispanic Heritage Month celebration of our culture, nuestra herencia, our diversity and our strength in conversation with Latinx leaders! You can review all of the programs on this page, or follow the links below to watch on Facebook or YouTube. Enjoy!

  • Oct. 8: A Charla with Latino Leaders in Education | YouTube | Facebook
  • Oct. 13: A Conversation with Latino Leaders | YouTube | Facebook
  • Oct. 14: NYSUT Latinx Leadership: How do we grow from here? | | YouTube | Facebook
  • Oct. 15: Many Threads, One Fabric: Exploring Privilege with Dr. Peggy McIntosh | RSVP and Share

NYSUT Latinx Leadership: How do we grow from here?


The third program in our series of celebrations and conversations on Latino issues for Hispanic Heritage Month featured some of NYSUT's leading Latinx activists.

Originally broadcast Oct. 14. | Watch on YouTube | Watch on Facebook

GUESTS: Roberto Vives, UUP-Albany, UUP Delegate; Maria Pacheco, NYSUT Board Member; Janella Hinds, UFT VP, NYSUT Board Member; Samantha Rosado-Ciriello, Yonkers Federation of Teachers President; Servio Silva, UFT. HOST: J. Philippe Abraham, NYSUT Secretary-Treasurer.


Celebrando Nuestra Hispanidad: A Conversation with Latino Leaders


Hispanic Heritage Month is a time to celebrate the histories, cultures, and contributions of the more than 60 million Latinos in the United States. Since our country’s founding, Latinos have made significant social, artistic, cultural, educational, literary, political and economic contributions to American life. Latinos have proudly enriched our nation’s competitiveness and prosperity throughout generations. Join us as we celebrate our culture, nuestra herencia, our diversity and our strength with a conversation with national Latino leaders.

Originally broadcast Oct. 13. | Watch on YouTube | Watch on Facebook

PANEL: Evelyn DeJesus, AFT Executive Vice President, American Federation of Teachers; Sindy Benavides, CEO, League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC); Dr. Juan Andrade, President, United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI); Jose Antonio Tijerino, President, Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF); Cid Wilson, President & CEO, Hispanic Association of Corporate Responsibility (HACR). MODERATOR AND HOST: J. Philippe Abraham, Secretary Treasurer, NYSUT.


Celebrando Nuestra Hispanidad: A Charla with Latino Leaders in Education


As we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, the AFT and NYSUT are proud to invite you to watch an intimate and dynamic dialogue among three life long and prominent Latino leaders in education. Join us as we celebrate our students, our culture, our heritage, our diversity and our contributions in education. This forum will be of special interest to current educators of multilingual learners, Latino students, parents and community members at large.

Originally broadcast Oct. 8. | Watch on Facebook | Watch on YouTube

MODERATOR: Evelyn DeJesus, AFT Executive Vice President, American Federation of Teachers GUESTS: Dr. Santiago Wood, Executive Director of the National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE); Dr. Betty A. Rosa, NYS Commissioner of Education. HOST: J. Philippe Abraham Secretary Treasurer, NYSUT.


Testimonials

In the lead up to our online Hispanic Heritage Month events, we posted personal video testimonials from NYSUT members to celebrate the histories, cultures, and contributions of the more than 60 million Latinos in the United States.

Angie Rivera
President, Rochester Association of Paraprofessionals

Miriam Longabardi
President, Chappaqua Congress of Teachers

Samantha Rosado-Ciriello
President, Yonkers Federation of Teachers



Thanks to all who took part in our celebration!

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