Latino Americans Community Engagement Project
Education and Outreach Coordinator, WTVI
CPCC Project Director: Beverly Dorn-Steele
Project Title: Latino Americans Community Engagement Project
Funding Amount: $5,000
Agency: Center for Public Broadcasting/WETA
Description: WTVI’s Latino Americans project is to increase knowledge and appreciation of the richly diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds, heritage, and cultures represented by local Latin Americans. To accomplish this goal, WTVI will conduct three community-based activities: 1) Production of local broadcast interstitials, 2) Community screening and follow-up discussion of Latino Americans documentary, and 3) Educator screening of Latino Americans and dissemination of lesson plans to middle and high school teachers.