Spotlight on Hispanic-Latino Families and Digital Media


Last week, the Cooney Center and members of the Aprendiendo Juntos Council (AJC) released three new publications that take a closer look at the way Hispanic-Latino families engage with media. Aprendiendo en casa, by June Lee and Brigid Barron, zeroes in on data about Hispanic-Latino families collected during our 2014 national survey of parents on educational media use. Connecting to Learn by Vikki S. Katz and Michael H. Levine analyzes the impact of digital equity programs such as the public-private partnership Connect2Compete and offers recommendations for policymakers. Digital Media Use and Latino Families, by Bruce Fuller, José Ramón Lizárraga, andJames Gray, takes a close look at the ways families adopt and use digital media and offers recommendations for producers of digital media, those hoping to engage Latino families, along with the growing range of nonprofits, schools and funders that hold faith in digital technologies.

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