Latinx Alliances

About Us

Our Mission

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Connect and forge pathways to enable members of the Latinx community to achieve their full educational, economical, and social potential by:

Join Our Familia: Take Action

  • Join the Corps
  • Join TFA Staff
  • Join the Community

Expand Life Opportunities for Latinx Students

One in six Latinx students attends a high school where graduating isn’t the norm. In classrooms across the country, our corps members are working with passion and commitment to give their students an education that will change and expand life opportunities for Latinx students.

You can join them. Learn more about joining the TFA corps.

For DACA Recipients

We believe completely that if you are brought to the United States as a child, you should be able to pursue an education and a successful path contributing to society without fear of deportation.

We’re committed to recruiting eligible individuals with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status, often referred to as ‘Dreamers.’ Read more joining TFA as a DACA recipient.

Explore Roles on Teach For America's Staff

We’re deeply humbled to be recognized as a great place to work by both Fortune and Latina Style. Latinxs are leaders at all levels of our staff. See the roles we have open for you.

Advocate for the Latinx Community

It’s crucial that we continue to advance conversations about education and opportunity in the Latinx community. Learn more about the role of Latinx community in education and join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

Building Leadership Capacity Within the Latinx Community

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Our work would not be possible without our national Latinx partners and collaborators. Explore resources for advocating for and supporting Latinx students and families, at any stage of your career.

  • K-12 Students
  • Undergrad & Grad Students
  • Teachers & Other Professionals
  • School Leaders & Other Executives

K-12 Students

Student Leadership Development and Scholarships

Undergrad & Grad Students

Leadership Development

Fellowships & Scholarships

Teachers

Teacher Leadership Development

Professionals

Leadership Development

Fellowships

Civic Engagement

School Leaders

Executives

Upcoming Events

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In honor of Immigrant Heritage Month (June 1st - June 30th) here are some resources from our national partners & collaborators!
June 30, 2018
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In honor of Pride Month (June 1st - June 30th) please learn more about LGBTQ+ and Latinx intersectionality. Here are some resources from our national partners & collaborators. For more information on Teach For America's LGBTQ Community Initiative visit our website! https://www.teachforamerica.org/about-us/our-initiatives/lgbtq-initiative
June 30, 2018
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UnidosUS invites you to the nation’s capital for its 2018 Annual Conference. This milestone event to be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center will serve as part celebration, part convening and most of all, as a public commitment to the path forward for the Latino community.
July 7, 2018 to July 10, 2018
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7:45 AM to 5:00 PM EDT
Washington, DC
Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt. Vernon Place NW, Washington, DC 20001
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UnidosUS’s mission to improve opportunities for Latinos is demonstrated through the services and information offered at the Expo. Each of the five pavilions (Family/Familia, Children's/Festival del los Niños, Community/El Barrio, Health & Fitness/ Tu Salud, and STEAM/ Tu Futuro) geared toward providing local Latino families access to free information and services they need in their daily lives.
July 7, 2018 to July 9, 2018
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10:30 AM to 7:00 PM EDT
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mt. Vernon Place NW, Washington, DC 20001
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The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) invites you to participate in the 89th Annual LULAC National Convention & Exposition in Phoenix AZ from July 17 through July 21, 2018. As the premier Hispanic convention, the LULAC National Convention draws over 15,000 participants from across the country each year including top leaders from the government, business, and the Latino community.
July 17, 2018 to July 21, 2018
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8:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT
Phoenix Convention Center
100 N. 3rd Street Phoenix, AZ 85004
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League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) National Women's Conference with the theme, “Mujeres, Rise and Unite!” the conference will focus on the political and social challenges that affect women. The conference will also highlight Latinas’ accomplishments in public service and will feature personal stories of women who have overcome adversity.
July 17, 2018 to July 18, 2018
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9:00 AM to 6:00 PM EDT
Phoenix Convention Center
100 N. 3rd Street Phoenix, AZ 85004
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The Association of Latino Professionals For America(ALPFA) Convention offers a daylong career fair! Many of our strategic partners offer jobs and internships on the spot! Over 40 corporate partners attending are looking for talent just like you! You can’t afford to miss it! An ALPFA Convention and Career Fair can literally define your professional future!
July 30, 2018 to August 2, 2018
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4:00 PM EDT
Caesars Palace Convention Hall
3570 S Las Vegas Blvd Las Vegas, Nevada 89109
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CHCI is pleased to announce the dates for Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM) CHCI events. Our conference theme is “Here to Lead: Architects of Our Destiny.” Leadership plays a vital role as we move forward in 2018—politically, environmentally and ethically—and our Latino community is engaged and poised to make an impact. Our time to lead is now!
September 11, 2018 to September 12, 2018
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12:00 AM EDT
Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC, 20004
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Prospanica will celebrate 30 years of creating tangible opportunities for Hispanic business professionals. Since its inception in 1988, Prospanica has taken a leadership role nationwide as the non-profit organization dedicated to empowering the Hispanic community to achieve their full educational, economic, and social potential. The 2018 Annual Conference and Career Expo—¡IMPACTO!
September 12, 2018 to September 14, 2018
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8:00 AM to 10:00 PM EDT
Wisconsin Center
400 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53203
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CHCI is pleased to announce the dates for Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM) CHCI events. Our conference theme is “Here to Lead: Architects of our Destiny”. Leadership plays a vital role as we move forward in 2018—politically, environmentally and ethically—and our Latino community is engaged and poised to make an impact. Our time to lead is now!
September 13, 2018
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5:00 PM to 11:00 PM EDT
Marriott Marquis Washington, D.C.
901 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC, 20001

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Voices From Our Community

Inside TFA
By The TFA Editorial Team
September 5, 2017
Teach For America stands with DREAMers and our 190 DACAmented corps members and alumni who reach 10,000 students across 11 states.
One Day
By Tim Kennedy
June 16, 2017
Brought to Texas as a child, Priscilla Aguilar Lumbreras had to be tenacious to get to where she is as a teacher. She's not giving up.
Education & Issues
By The TFA Editorial Team
June 1, 2017
Latino Victory Project adds Teach For America alumna as political director.
Students & Communities
April 28, 2017
Marisol Pineda Conde is Leading the Change in Los Angeles Schools
One Day
By Paula Ann Solis
April 25, 2017
A group of citizen-advocates scored a win when Houston Independent School District was persuaded to change its discipline policies. Now this network is taking on new fights.
Alumni
April 11, 2017
Sara Hernandez (LA, ’05) credits her time in classroom for inspiring her bid for Congress
Inside TFA
By Viridiana Carrizales
February 28, 2017
Unless we unite around a pathway to citizenship, our teachers and students could face deportation.
Inside TFA
October 20, 2016
A corps member and her students dig deeper in a memoir writing class
Students & Communities
By Manny Macias
August 23, 2016
Manny Macias (Los Angeles '13) overcame difficult childhood circumstances to graduate from UCLA. Now he's back in his hometown, utilizing the power of collective change to help a new generation of leaders reach higher education.
Students & Communities
By The TFA Editorial Team
February 11, 2016
Julio Garcia (Rio Grande Valley '13) shares how his middle and high school Teach For America teachers influenced him to not only attend college but eventually return to his hometown to teach, too.
Education & Issues
By Sarah Ovink
August 3, 2015
Teach For America alumna Sarah Ovink was inspired by her days as a middle school teacher to conduct research on pinpointing solutions for Latinos in their journeys toward earning college diplomas.
Education & Issues
February 25, 2015
A high school physics teacher extols the power of a STEM education.
Education & Issues
By Carolina Cromeyer
September 16, 2013
We kick off Hispanic Heritage Month with words of wisdom from Latino leaders.
Students & Communities
By Robert Douthitt
August 8, 2013
San Antonio's mayor addresses Teach For America Latino corps members and alumni.
Education & Issues
August 2, 2013
Remarks from the Latino Summit.
Education & Issues
By Mariella Magana
July 29, 2013
Retainment is the key lever in ensuring that Latino students have teachers that meet their needs.
Inside TFA
By Christina Torres
July 24, 2013
Christina Torres reports from the ground.
Inside TFA
By Jonathan Avilez
July 24, 2013
Latino corps members talk about the role diversity plays in their work.
Education & Issues
By Christina Torres
July 23, 2013
Reflecting on our privilege and responsibility at Teach For America's Latino Summit.
Students & Communities
By Mark Osborne
November 29, 2012
For many years, Mark Osborne (D.C. Region '07) felt that it was not safe to claim to be a Latino.

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National Senior Managing Director, Latinx Alliances