We EMPOWER youth to become multilingual and biliterate. We utilize a storytelling approach based on the cultural heritage that embraces their linguistically diverse voices and highlights them through performing arts and the use of digital media.
Bilingual Storytelling Program (2nd-5th grades)
Digital Storytelling Program (2nd-5th grades)
“As a dual language teacher in Austin ISD I strongly support the work that BoCCa is doing to provide my students with their storytelling program. Together, we are promoting multilingualism and multicultural understanding. It’s a different approach than the regular school setting, my students are motivated to learn, engaged through cultural diversity and learning a new technology world. I hope to be able to keep collaborating with BoCCa and supporting their amazing work!”
Blanca Galvez-Perez, 3rd grade dual language, Andrews Elementary, Austin ISD
“BoCCa is absolutely essential for our communities. In my community, we have speakers of 19 different languages, including Spanish, and have a diverse cultural representation. BoCCa provides opportunities for our community to embrace their diverse languages and cultures and use art to continue to embrace them.”
Kristin Riley, Assistant Principal, PK-6th elementary school