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Dare to DREAM

Amanda Fernandez | Posted 08.27.2013 | Latino Voices
Amanda Fernandez

As we near the 237th birthday of this great nation, as Americans celebrate with barbeques and parades, my hope is that undocumented children will be able to see themselves as part of the fabric of what our nation is about and all of the things that make this country great.

Voice. Leadership. Community.

Amanda Fernandez | Posted 12.24.2012 | Latino Voices
Amanda Fernandez

I often talk about educational inequality in our country and the fact that Latinos now have the highest poverty rates in the nation and the lowest educational attainment. What I don't often talk about are those of us who have made it, that small percentage of us who beat the odds

Latinos Answering the Call for Social Justice Through Teach for America

Amanda Fernandez | Posted 09.23.2012 | Latino Voices
Amanda Fernandez

We have seen that through the experience of teaching successfully in some of our nation's highest-need schools, these Latino leaders will gain the credibility, inspiration, hope and audacity to believe in their capacity to help change lives.

Collaboration is Key in Achieving Educational Outcomes for Latino Children

Amanda Fernandez | Posted 05.19.2012 | Latino Voices
Amanda Fernandez

Let's take ourselves from co-existing to actively collaborating by utilizing technology and the best collaboration models. Together we can create an ecosystem where all stakeholders drive student outcomes while collaborating in meaningful ways.