#BeyondTheBooks: Marisa

#BeyondTheBooks: Marisa

Welcome to our series #BeyondTheBooks, where we’ll get to ask a staff member, or possibly alums/partners, fun questions. So often we focus on the work and mission behind what we do, which is great, but we believe that relationship/community building never ends. The...
#BeyondTheBooks: Fartun

#BeyondTheBooks: Fartun

Welcome to our series #BeyondTheBooks, where we’ll get to ask a staff member, or possibly alums/partners, fun questions. So often we focus on the work and mission behind what we do, which is great, but we believe that relationship/community building never ends. The...
Learning with: Carlos, Bachata Pt. 2

Learning with: Carlos, Bachata Pt. 2

We’ve learned about the beginnings of Bachata, instruments typically used in the music, and how this type of dance has evolved over the years in the Domincan Republic and around the world. If you need a refresher, be sure to read Part 1! By the early 1990s,...
Learning with: Carlos, Bachata Pt. 1

Learning with: Carlos, Bachata Pt. 1

Welcome to our newest edition of Learning with: ___! Our fellow from The Swearer Center at Brown University, Carlos, will be discussing how the musical genre of Bachata has impacted his life. Want to know more about Carlos? Check out his #BeyondTheBooks article or his...
#BeyondTheBooks: Carlos Tejada

#BeyondTheBooks: Carlos Tejada

Welcome to our series #BeyondTheBooks, where we’ll get to ask a staff member, or possibly alums/partners, fun questions. So often we focus on the work and mission behind what we do, which is great, but we believe that relationship/community building never ends....
Learning with: Niimo, Higher Ed. Part 5

Learning with: Niimo, Higher Ed. Part 5

Conclusion With the growing number of Latinx enrolling in college, but not attaining degrees, support and institutional systems must be examined more in depth. Research has shown that ethnic identity, ability to use resources, ability to navigate campus ecology, and...