Latest Projects

Junior FIRST LEGO League (Jr. FLL)

Girls Robotics Team

Junior FIRST® LEGO® League (Jr.FLL®) is an exciting and fun robotics program that is designed to capture young children’s curiosity and directs it towards discovering the wonders of science and technology.  This program features a real-world scientific concept to be explored through research, teamwork, construction and imagination.  Guided by coaches, teams use LEGO® bricks to build a model that moves and develop a Show Me poster to illustrate their journey.

Children get to:

  • Design and build a challenge-related model using LEGO components
  • Create a Show Me poster and practice presentation skills
  • Explore challenges facing today’s scientists
  • Discover real-world math and science
  • Being developing teamwork skills
  • Choose to participate in expos and showcases
  • Engage in team activities guided by Jr FLL Core Values

All meetings will be on once a month on Saturdays afternoons, locations and start time will vary due to library availability.  Teams will be formed with up to six participants.  This is the max allowable per coach. A typical event will be in the afternoon and last about 2 hours. Participants are responsible for their own transportation to and from events.

2016-2017 Season Sign-Up

Kick-Off meeting scheduled for September 17th at 2 pm at the Northgate Library and will include a parent informational meeting at the start followed by question and answer session.

Access Flyer here!

Please contact VIVA for more information at e-mail: phone:206-226-4775


Mobile Learning Lab

Health Workshop

Sunday March 30th 1 PM – 3 PM


2033 2nd Ave (corner of Lenora and 2nd Ave, downtown Seattle)

Light refreshments will be served

RSVP via e-mail or call 206-226-4775

Health Workshop


NN/LM National Network of Libraries of Medicine Takeaways from Diverse Partners in Emergency Preparedness

Friday, November 2nd, 2012

by Rodolfo (Rudy) Hurtado – Director, VIVA Hispanic Foundation NW, Seattle

One in an ongoing series of reports from our funding awardees. Rudy Hurtado shares what he learned when he was awarded Professional Development funding to attend´╗┐ … continue reading


VIVA sponsored a community forum on Civil Rights in Burlington, WA

The free event was held on August 22, 2012. Viva Hispanic Foundation NW brought together community leaders and representatives from non-profit organizations including Sea Mar Community Health Center, OneAmerica, as well as state and local agencies including Skagit Co. Housing Authority and Economic Development Association and Washington State WorkSource.

Baltazar Baca, Senior Trial Attorney, Office of Special Counsel, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of  Justice (DOJ) spoke at the event  where he  provided participants with an overview of the DOJ; the focus was on the various sections under DOJ and their area of concern.  The forum provided the participants an opportunity to ask questions and obtain an understanding of the structure of DOJ and contact information for obtaining more information on the individual sections.

Viva Hispanic Foundation NW is a 501 (c) 3 not for profit Washington State corporation.  The Foundation was formed to provide educational support and opportunities, and to promote the public good by conducting programs aimed at empowering the members of the Hispanic and other minority communities of the State of Washington.´╗┐