Welcome to the Con Ganas We Can Blog

Con Ganas We Can is a blog dedicated to amplifying the Latino voice in the education sector. The purpose of this blog is to bring attention to the work of Latino leaders at forefront of education issues.

We know Latino leaders are making significant contributions across the education sector, yet their voices are not always included in dialogue about education. Con Ganas We Can is a collection of insights and stories that spotlights a diverse group of Latino leaders working in schools, districts and other education organizations. This blog includes viewpoints on Latino leadership in education and highlights the work of Latino leaders collectively pursuing a more equitable education for students across the country. By following this blog, you can expect to learn more about inpiring leaders in the Latinos for Education network and how their backgrounds and experiences inform their leadership and amplify their impact.

Our blog is titled Con Ganas We Can  the expression “con ganas” means to act with passion and conviction. This phrase fuels our work at Latinos for Education because we believe that Latino students and families deserve advocates who work wholeheartedly alongside them. Working “con ganas” is an organizational value at Latinos for Education – underscoring all our efforts.

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BECOME A GUEST BLOGGER
In the coming months, we will highlight members of the Latinos for Education network by featuring guest bloggers making an impact in education. If you are interested in contributing to this blog, please contact us at info@latinosforeducation.org.

STAY CONNECTED TO OUR NETWORK
Latinos for Education is a network of education leaders dedicated to elevating the voice, leadership and influence of the Latino community. Our members make up a coalition of Latinos that serve as teachers, administrators, nonprofit leaders, executives, philanthropists, entrepreneurs, researchers, policy makers, and community organizers. If you identify as Latino and want to create more equitable opportunities for Latino students, we invite you to join this community by creating a profile here.

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READ OUR LATEST POSTS

Our Collective Responsibility to a Generation of Latinos
By: Amanda Fernandez   | July 25, 2017
Today, NewSchools Venture Fund released a report entitled “Unrealized Impact”, a groundbreaking study on diversity, equity and inclusion in the education sector.