Latin American and Caribbean poetry resources from

Oral Histories and Documentaries

    • New Roots/Nuevas Raíces: Digital oral history archive that contains the oral histories of Latin American migrants in North Carolina and the experiences of North Carolinians that have worked for the integration of new settlers into this southern state.
    • Latino Americans: Website for the PBS documentary series, which chronicles the rich and varied experiences of Latinos in the United States. 
    • PBS Passport to Latin America: View introductory videos about culture and life in Central America, Mexico, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Perú, Uruguay, Argentina, and Latin America as a whole.

Lesson Plans and Resources

  • Vamos a Leer: Overseen by the Latin American & Iberian Institute (LAII) at the University of New Mexico. The blog supports K-12 teaching about Latin America by providing resources to educators, including lesson plans, author + book suggestions, and related materials.
  • Teaching Central America: Offers free downloadable lessons, bios, and poetry and prose from Central American writers, as well as resources about foreign policy, immigration, commerce, and culture.