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RCSD Teacher Receives Empire State Excellence in Teaching Award

By Staff   Gov. Andrew Cuomo has  presented Adel Bouallagui, a Rochester City School District ESOL teacher at Vanguard Collegiate...

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Hispanics Are Suffering from Nationwide Pollution More Than Any Other Demographic

In yet another disappointing survey, air pollution was found to be a risk factor for minorities nationwide. In a federal study completed by...

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Rochester Police Department to Hold Police-Community Relations Forums

By Staff   The Rochester Police Department will begin holding public police-community relations forums to discuss the state of its...

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How One Latina Woman is Breaking Down Barriers in Massachusetts Politics

(Update, Nov. 9) – Juana Matias, a Democrat, became the first Latina woman to be elected to the Massachusetts House of...

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ROC the Future Report: 90 Percent of Four-Year Olds Enrolled in Pre-K; Rate of Absent Students Falls

By Staff   ROC The Future, a community-wide alliance of organizations designed to improve academic achievement for Rochester’s...

Latina Women’s Breast Cancer Survival Rate May Depend on Place of Origin

A new study shows that a Latina’s place of origin my actually affect her chances of breast cancer survival. According to Fox News...

The Hispanic Population Dominates the Mobile and Entertainment Markets

As of October 2014, 64% of Americans owned a smartphone — but as it turns out, it is the Hispanic population that tends to be early...

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Latino Millennials Aren’t Too Enthused About Voting For Clinton This Election

According to one study, 72% of Millenials text 10 or more times a day, with 83% opening texts within 90 seconds of receiving them. This...

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Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos Receives 2016 Nobel Peace Prize

By Staff   Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has received the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end his country’s...

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Puerto Rican Summit for Female Entrepreneurs Looks to the Island’s Future

Puerto Rico’s ongoing debt crisis may be one of the worst financial struggles the island has ever faced, but that hasn’t...