Chicanos por la Causa Inc. is accepting nominations of quality Arizona educators for the 15th Annual Esperanza Latino Teacher Awards.

The organization is seeking teachers who inspire students of all backgrounds to learn and to play an active role in their school and community.

The four winning teachers will each receive a $5,000 cash stipend and a donation of $2,500 to their school, among other prizes.

The Esperanza Latino Teacher Awards are presented by Cox Communications and the Salt River Project in collaboration with The Arizona Republic and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona.

Nominations are due by 5 p.m. Friday. Forms can be downloaded at

Contact Alexis at or 573-4175. On Twitter @AlexisHuicochea

Contact Alexis at or 573-4175. On Twitter @AlexisHuicochea

Education writer for #ThisIsTucson. Mom of one.