Educational resources from the National Hispanic Cultural Center

Explore Hispanic/Latinx Culture
Through Social Studies

Welcome to the NHCC’s History and Literary Arts Program! Our program hosts a library and archives, a variety of exhibits, and educational programs for all ages. 

Check out our Social Studies lesson plan and activity collection to find a variety of topics to engage learners. And let us know what you think!

Social Studies Curricula

Mundos de Mestizaje

K-12 Curriculum for Mundos de Mestizaje

By engaging with online images and video of a fresco by master-artist Frederico Vigil, children and young adults explore history, geography, civics, government, literature, and economics through lesson plans and activities.



Lesson plans coming soon!

Civics and Government

Lesson plans coming soon!


Lesson plans coming soon!

Social Studies Activities

K-12 Social Studies Activities

K-12 students explore Hispanic/Latinx culture through a variety of classroom and home activities.


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… wants to make a difference in their community?

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… has experience in business development or program coordination?

… wants to help support visual artists continue their work?

Then send them this application to join the
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Members serve as full-time volunteers for one year and receive a living allowance along with other service benefits. All applications must be submitted through the My AmeriCorps website. For questions or more information contact