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Ibero American Action League President Named to State Council on Women and Girls

By Staff –   Gov. Andrew Cuomo has created New York state’s first Council on Women and Girls, and Ibero American...

Child Care Council received the Project of the Year award at the recent NAFCC conference in Alabama. Pictured (from left to right): Hector Santiago; Council CEO Barbara-Ann Mattle; Linda Schumacher, NAFCC accreditation council chair; provider Carmen Gonzalez; Lynne Fisher; Ed Maier; and provider Juanita Sanchez.

Child Care Council Receives NAFCC Award for Increasing Number of Latino Providers

By Staff –   The National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC) has recently presented its Accreditation Facilitation...

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Study: Latino Americans Will Soon Make Up 25% Of Economic Growth

Latinos are essential contributors to the ever changing U.S. economy — and this is a trend that will continue to gain momentum. This...

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Victims of San Antonio Human Trafficking Nightmare Share Their Stories

Early in the morning on Sunday, July 23, police discovered a gruesome scene at a San Antonio Wal-Mart parking lot: a truck packed full of...

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Rochester Public Market Celebrates Latino Night

By Edy Toribio Rosenfeld –   Spanish Version Follows/Versión en español adjunta –  As the sun went down and the moon...

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22,000 Animal Rights Supporters Call For Closure of Puerto Rico Zoo

The ongoing economic crisis in Puerto Rico hasn’t just put pressure on Puerto Rico’s healthcare system, infrastructure, and...

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Puerto Rico Governor: Colonialism Is at the Root of the Country’s Debt Crisis

Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló is “nudging” Congress to consider Puerto Rico statehood this summer, a controversial...

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NYPD Officer Fatally Shot While Sitting in Police Vehicle

By Staff –   New York Police Department Officer Miosotis Familia was fatally shot while sitting in her police vehicle in the...

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Top Latinas from Obama White House Want To Help Nonprofits Use Technology for Good

Cecilia Muñoz wasn’t just the Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council and Director of the White House Office of...

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New Study Shows Positive Effects of Pre-K Programs on Latinx Communities

Today in the United States, three-fourths of young children attend preschool programs. But for Hispanic and Latinx communities, the...