Community and Educational Events

Celebrating Hispanic-Latino Heritage

At its core, the Hispanic American Foundation’s vision is to educate, inspire and celebrate Hispanic culture and American Latinos’ lived experience. Hispanic influences are all around us, in the histories, language, arts, music, food, architecture, families, and businesses in Tulsa. Here are a few ways to celebrate Tulsa’s Hispanic culture this fall. 

Tulsa Community College Language Classes and CDA Certification for Spring 2021 

Tulsa Community College is offering classes in English to Spanish (begins 3/22/21) and Interpreting Skills for Spanish Educators (4/2/21).

A course in bilingual certifcation as a Child Development Associate (5/17) answers questions regarding the application and assessment process for this certification. For more info, click here. 

Kendall Whittier Looking West, Photo Credit Kendall Whittier Main Street

The Hispanic Resource Center at the Tulsa Library

Hispanic Resource Center Guide Amairani Perez Chamu has cultivated a wide range of educational programs, books, movies and magazines which celebrate Hispanic culture. The Hipanic Resource Center also offers online bilingual storytime, crafts and classroom plans, a community-curated list of Latinx authors and books and mucho, mucho más! 

Additional Learning Resources

In the wake of Covid changes, check out the free Spanish language app, Mango, and parent educational plans on this site. 

Tulsa Library’s Language Services

Want to learn Spanish via Mango or practice English with other learners? The Tulsa County Library offers a range of language services. To get a Tulsa Library card, click here.

For Spanish and other language lessons, visit the Tulsa Library site’s Online Learning portal and choose Mango Languages: https://www.tulsalibrary.org/programs-and-services/online-learning

From here you can create an account or continue on as a library guest with options to choose Spanish (Castilian or Latin American) or any of 71 languages, all with your library card. 

For Zoom-based ELL Conversations, contact the Adult Literacy Office, (918) 540-7400 or literacy@tulsalibrary.org. Or, register here: https://events.tulsalibrary.org/event/4476222