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David Hernández
Immigration policy expert David Hernández calls for immigration detention practices to be scrapped.
David Hernández, Latina/o Studies
Immigration policy expert David Hernández spoke about how detention and incarceration rates have tripled because of legislation signed two decades ago.
Building Bridges Through Language Conference 2017
Shannon McCarley 17 discusses language and her international experiences.
Students in the connected courses of professors Kavita Khory, politics, and Nieves Romero-Díaz, Spanish
Interdisciplinary classrooms fuel a passion for learning in faculty and students alike.
The New England Consortium for Latina/o Studies, at their fall 2017 meeting at Mount Holyoke College, gathers twice a year for teaching, collaboration and leadership development.
The New England Consortium for Latina/o Studies gives Mount Holyoke professors a chance to collaborate, share best practices and offer mentorship.
Defend DACA
DACA is a family status. DACA is a community status. DACA is a campus status.
Andrea Hernandez ’19 has won two honors for civic engagement this spring: the Newman Civic and Cultural Vistas fellowships.
Andrea Hernandez ’19 joins a national cohort of community leaders with a vision to improve the world.
Seeing Sanctuary: Visiting Lucío Pérez
by the Mount Holyoke College Sanctuary Collective
Vanessa Rodriguez ’18, a first-generation college student, spent her spring semester junior year in Spain, where she studied journalism, practiced her Spanish and worked in an impoverished community.
A Mount Holyoke senior finds study abroad brings her back home with a mission: to work with her Latinx community.
Vanessa Rosa
“Sharing the classroom with Mount Holyoke students and getting to know them around campus has been a gift and transformed me as a teacher and a scholar.”
Maddy Skrak, spreading her wings at the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst
A Mount Holyoke senior reflects on her journey to her major and the critical thinking skills she acquired along the way.
Rescinding immigration policy would make life harder for immigrant families and communities, says Hernández.