Tag: Lena Bolz

PEP Internships

The Program for Employment Preparedness (PEP) is dedicated to helping high schoolers with mild to moderate disabilities learn workplace readiness skills so they can be prepared for the workforce. One of the many things that PEP does to achieve this is  taking students out to local businesses and letting them obtain real-world experience through internships. ...

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Bike Arlington

Bike Arlington and the Arlington Career Center (ACC) are teaming up in a project that combines both the problem-based learning of the ACC with the goals of Bike Arlington to get people both transportation and exercise. To complete this mission, the ACC has acquired bike parts from Phoenix bikes, a local youth organization, and the ...

What is Hispanic Heritage Month?

Written by Lena Bolz and Karen Cruz What is Hispanic Heritage Month? Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates the cultures, histories, and contributions of American citizens of Hispanic descent. In 1968, Hispanic Heritage Month was originally launched by President Lyndon B. Johnson as Hispanic Heritage Week. Later in 1988, President Ronald Reagan expanded the week to a 30 ...