Onondaga Historical Association, OHA_B2_285
Registration packet for "Realizando Mis Sueños" Latina Women's Conference, in English and Spanish, April 29, 2000.
What are the topics of the five workshops that will be offered at the Realizing My Dreams Latina Conference?
Categorize the speakers according to their areas of expertise.
What businesses sponsored this conference? Why do you think they chose to do so?
When and where was this conference held?
Why do you think the program is in both English and Spanish?
The achievements of Latina women have been important to the culture and history of our country. Using the Resources section, research famous Latina women and create a poster that includes pictures of, and biographical information about, some of the Latina women you have researched.
English Language Arts: There are many famous Latina authors, including Laura Esquivel (Like Water for Chocolate), Sandra Cisneros (The House on Mango Street), and Mary Helen Ponce (Hoyt Street: An Autobiography). Write book report on the work of a Latina author.
Art: Research and create a Power Point presentation on Latina artists.
Anne E. Hill. Jennifer Lopez. Philadelphia: Chelsea House, 2001.
Sylvia Mendoza. The Book of Latina Women: 150 Vidas of Passion, Strength and Success. Holbrook, MA, 2004.
Diane Telgen, Jim Damp, Editor. Notable Hispanic Women. Detroit: Gale Research, 1993.