A prolific author of books for young readers as well as adults, Julia Alvarez focuses her writing on the cultural expectations of women. She has also written several books for young readers.
Hispanic Heritage Month
Hispanics are one of the fastest-growing segments of the U.S. population. Girl Scouts of all backgrounds are encouraged to learn more about Hispanic culture and become familiar with its cultural elements like language, history, heroines and stories, while completing a series of activities.
Earn a patch while developing awareness and appreciation of diversity by celebrating through the various rich cultures that make up Hispanic Heritage!
- Girl Scout Daisies choose and complete at least two activities.
- Girl Scout Brownies choose and complete at least four activities.
- Girl Scout Juniors choose and complete at least six activities.
- Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors choose and complete at least eight activities.
- Download the Hispanic Heritage Month Activity Guide
- Order the GSJS Hispanic Heritage Month Patch (Coming Soon)
Celebrating Hispanic Role Models