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Additional Resources for Latino Families and Their Employers
Education and Literacy
Spanish Resources: Families with Teens — University of Minnesota Extension — Online resources to help Spanish-speaking parents meet the challenge of raising teens.
International Institute of Minnesota — Assists New Americans in their transition to a new homeland by providing critical programs and services for integration into a new community.
Minnesota Community Organization — Minnesota Council on Latino Affairs — Resource list of Minnesota organizations that specialize in education services to Latinos.
Minnesota Literacy Council — English language classes, GED preparation, adult high school diploma programs, citizenship classes, and family literacy programs. The Adult Literacy Hotline offers information about program in Minnesota. Call the hotline at 1-800-222-1990 or do an online search.
National Association of Credential Evaluation Services — Helps evaluate studies or credentials received in another country in comparison to those from the United States. Helps determine if they can be used in U.S. schools and what it means for job requirements and immigration.
Human Rights and Immigration
National Immigration Law Center — Works to defend and advance the rights and opportunities of low-income immigrants and their families.
Immigration Law Center for Minnesota — Handles immigration issues, works with victims of crime and detainees in custody, and provides education for eligible immigrants and refugees.
Minnesota Community Organization — Minnesota Council on Latino Affairs — Resource list of Minnesota organizations that specialize in immigration issues of Latinos.
Other Resources of Interest
Diversity Minnesota — Clearinghouse for companies, community organizations, careers, events, etc. related to diversity.
An Employee’s Guide to the Minnesota Workers’ Compensation System — Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry — Sample guide that can be given to Spanish-speaking employees.
Minnesota Council on Latino Affairs — Statewide government agency that advises the state on issues related to Minnesota’s Chicano Latino community and acts as a liaison between state agencies and Latinos. See their comprehensive resource list of local and national organizations that serve the Latino community: Minnesota Community Organizations
Major Holidays and Celebrations of Spanish-Speaking Countries — University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources — List of major holidays and celebrations.