Engaging Hispanic/Latino(a) Youth in Computer Science Mini-Grantee Project Summary Reports

To provide incentive and support to collaborate, the CSCP funded five collaborative mini-grant projects focused on engaging Hispanic/Latino(a) youth in computer science opportunities through the use of Exemplary Practices that include cultural competency, family involvement, computer science content, and broadening the image of computer science. Below is a list of completed projects which took place between April 2012 and October 2012. Click on the project titles below to learn more about mini-grantee project partners, design, strategies, and impact.

Computación, Creatividad, y Comunidad (Computation, Creativity, and Community): Family Computer Science Nights at Agua Fria Elementary
Lead: Santa Fe Project GUTS
Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico
Girlstart Game Development Series for Girlstart After School Participants at Cook and Wooten Elementary
Lead: Girlstart
Location: Austin, Texas

Learning Computer Science through the Lens of Culture and Science: A STEM Enrichment Academy for High School Students
Lead: San Bernardino Community College District Crafton Hills College
Location: Yucaipa, California

TechJam Juntos
Lead: Good Shepherd Services After School Program at Middle School 206B
Location: Bronx, New York