Dreaming Forward

Latino Voices Enhance the Mosaic

by Martha E. Casazza



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 1/23/2015

Recognition Programs

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 262
ISBN : 9781491752128
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 262
ISBN : 9781491752111

About the Book

“Martha captures the spirit and vibrancy of our community in the most authentic, inspiring and thought provoking manner possible. By telling stories of struggle, perserverance and triumph, she breathes life into everyday joy human beings have at their fingertips when we listen to and value our life stories.”

—Juan Salgado, M.U.P.

President and CEO, Instituto del Progreso Latino

“This book inarguably pieces together the true spirit of the Mexican-American community, their struggles, their sense of family and their resolve to realize their dreams.”

—Santiago Silva, Ph.D. LPC-S

Clinical Professor (Ret.), University of Texas-Pan American

“In Dreaming Forward: Latino Voices Enhance the Mosaic, Martha Casazza not only tells the stories and describes the struggles of Latino students, she also provides a context that gives meaning to these stories and struggles. The themes that result from these stories represent concepts that will benefit every educator.”

—Hunter Boylan, Ph.D.

Director, National Center for Developmental Education,

Appalachian State University

About the Author

Martha E. Casazza is passionate about supporting traditionally underserved populations. A Fulbright Senior Scholar to South Africa and an invited scholar to the Kazakhstan-British Technical University, she’s the coauthor of three books. Casazza chairs the board of the Instituto Justice and Leadership Academy in the Pilsen community of Chicago.