Resources

Documentary

Children of the Diaspora

"“Children of the Diaspora” is a documentary about the historical and ideological origins of USEU, la Unión Salvadoreña de Estudiantes Universitarios, in the United States. Set in 2009, this film begins by documenting USEU's first delegation to El Salvador."

Cultural Foundation

Raices Cultural Center

"They work to preserve Caribbean and other cultures as reflected in music, art, dance, history and the natural arts. Raíces Cultural Center’s principal goal is the investigation, compilation, documentation, preservation, and dissemination of traditional Caribbean culture through art, history and ecology."

Book

Christopher the Ogre Cologre, It's Over!

"GIGANTIC LIES meet EMPOWERING TRUTHS in this masterfully written, family friendly book finally bringing children, parents, and educators the real history of Christopher Columbus. By scholar and educator, Dr. Siu."

Book

U.S. Central Americans
Reconstructing Memories, Struggles, and Communities of Resistance

U.S. Central Americans draws connections to fields of study such as history, political science, anthropology, ethnic studies, sociology, cultural studies, and literature, as well as diaspora and border studies. The volume is also accessible in size, scope, and language to educators and community and service workers wanting to know about their U.S. Central American families, neighbors, friends, students, employees, and clients.

Education

Civic Season

"Juneteenth - July 4th is Civic Season. Explore what you stand for, connect with others and shape the future of our country."

Education

Family Pictures USA

"Journeys through a rapidly changing landscape where the hallmarks of a familiar and idealized “America” are being transformed. From the streets of Detroit, to the shores
of Southwest Florida, to the farm fields of North Carolina, we are creating a new purpose for the family photo album…as an integral part of our collective social and cultural history."

Cultural Foundation

Centro Cultural Techantit

"They create spaces where elders can tell stories, teach their ancestral music and dance, and indigenous languages that the youth can learn. The youth are also able to design their own programs incorporating muralism, music and ancestral forms like the marimba," and more.

Digital Newspaper

El Faro Académico

Academic articles on El Faro covering a wide range of topics mostly on El Salvador's history, culture, politics, injustice, corruption, memory, and more.

Digital Archive

Black Past

"This reference center with 7,626 posts is dedicated to providing information to the general public on African American history and the history of more than one billion people of African ancestry around the world." And, articles on Afro-Latinxs.

Education

Teaching Central America

"Our goal is to encourage and support teaching about Central America in K-12 schools so that students can learn about this region, which has many ties to the United States through foreign policy, immigration, commerce, and culture."

Digital Archive

Archivo digital del Diario Oficial

"Las ediciones del Diario Oficial que pueden consultarse en este sitio web, comprenden los períodos siguientes: Desde el año 1847 la fecha."

Digital Archive

El Clamor Public Collections

"Billed as LAs' 'Periodico Independiente y Literario,' it was the first Spanish-language newspaper in California after the American occupation."

Book

Central Americans in Los Angeles

"Central Americans have embraced Los Angeles as home and, in doing so, transported their rich heritage and customs to the streets of this multicultural metropolis."

Genealogy Site

Ancestry.com

"helps you understand your genealogy. A family tree takes you back generations—the world's largest collection of online family history records."

Digital Archive

Online Archive
of California

"a vital resource that serves everyone interested in California's rich collections: browse online, search for information about specific items and their location, and learn how to access them."

Digital Archive

Digital Public Library of America

"Empowers people to learn, grow, and contribute to a diverse and better-functioning society by maximizing access to our shared history, culture, and knowledge."

Genealogy Site

Familysearch.org

"FamilySearch is an international, nonprofit organization dedicated to helping all people discover their family story." FREE

Cultural Foundation

Museo De La Palabra y La Imagen

"A foundation dedicated to the investigation, preservation, and dissemination of the historical and cultural patrimony of El Salvador."