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CHISPA Session at the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) National Conference, October 21, 2017

CHISPA Cafecito: Lessons Learned About Building Relationships Between Science Museums and Local Hispanic Community Organizations

Cheryl Lani Juárez, CHISPA PI, provided a project overview and shared the CHISPA Overview video.

Next, Mariah Romaninsky, Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, shared her thoughts from the perspective of a museum practitioner.

Jose Rodriguez, Director, Parent and Community Engagement, UnidosUS, described the implementation and impact of the Padres Comprometidos con CHISPA project component.

Cecilia Garibay, Garibay Group, presented preliminary insights from the project evaluation.

Following small group discussions and large group share-out related to organizational capacity and linkages between museums and Hispanic community organizations, participants viewed The CHISPA Journey video.

Click here to download the ASTC presentation.

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation, Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL), under Grant No. DRL-1323516. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.