NP History Some Highlightsby Tony Diaz on 01/17/18
* Nuestra Palabra: Latino Writers Having Their Say founded April 1998 in the party hall of Chapultepec Restaurant in the Montrose neighborhood of Houston, Texas.
* The Nuestra Palabra Radio Show begins broadcasting on 90.1 FM KPFT in March of 2001.
* NP organized the Latino Book and Family Festival 2002-2007 -the largest book fair in Houston and one of the largest in Texas, drawing up to 30,000 people to the GRB Convention Center.
* NP has cultivated 14 Latinos who have earned Master's degrees or Master of Fine Arts in Writing.
* 5 NP alums were the founders of the 2012 Librotraficante Caravan, which joined a national movement to defy Arizona's ban of Mexican American Studies.
* Several NP alums have gone on to great careers in writing: