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White House Welcomes Latin Artists in Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month

Gloria Estefan, Lila Downs, Ricky Martin and Alejandro Sanz are among the artists who have been invited to perform at a White House event next week as part of Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations, the White House said. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: Big Brothers Big Sisters Needs A Few Good Hombres y Mujeres As Mentors

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15), Big Brothers Big Sisters of America is launching LatinoBigs.org, the nation’s first bilingual website focused on one-to-one long-term youth mentoring services. The website will feature and engage Big Brothers Big Sisters mentors and mentees; families, supporters and donors. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: Hispanics and Higher Education

Today, Latinos are the fastest growing demographic in the United States. They represent 1 out of every 6 people in the country and have an estimated annual buying power that exceeds $1 trillion. It is also expected that one in four children enrolled in K-12 public schools will be Latino by 2020. While these numbers are projected to increase substantially in the years ahead, they are expected to fall short in one critical area—the number of Latino college graduates. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: Hispanics and Higher Education

Today, Latinos are the fastest growing demographic in the United States. They represent 1 out of every 6 people in the country and have an estimated annual buying power that exceeds $1 trillion. It is also expected that one in four children enrolled in K-12 public schools will be Latino by 2020. While these numbers are projected to increase substantially in the years ahead, they are expected to fall short in one critical area—the number of Latino college graduates. continue reading »

Bipartisan Resolution to Commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month and Contributions of Hispanics

As our nation commemorates Hispanic Heritage Month, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) introduced a bipartisan resolution which passed on Saturday September 22, 2012 recognizing the month-long celebration and honoring the heritage, culture, and many contributions of Hispanic Americans throughout the history of the United States. continue reading »

Check Out “Juanes: Fijate Bien” Today on SiriusXM

Sirius XM Radio announced that Juanes: Fijate Bien, SiriusXM's first artist-hosted show for bilingual listeners, will officially launch today, September 23, 2012, on Caliente channel 150 and La Kueva channel 540. continue reading »

U.S. Army, Leading Latino Organizations Promote Education During Hispanic Heritage Month

The U.S. Army will again join the nation in recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 – Oct. 15) by highlighting the educational, leadership and career opportunities it provides for Hispanic youth. The Army will partner with key Latino organizations to help develop the next generation of leaders – either for military or civilian careers – with a particular focus on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). continue reading »

Pandora Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month With New Music Categories, Genres

Pandora the leading internet radio service, today announced the expansion of its Latin music category with a new Mexican genre and a revamped Latin genre in honor of this year's National Hispanic Heritage Month continue reading »

U.S. Marine Corps Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month With Events Around the Country

To honor the historical contributions made by Latino men and women, the United States Marine Corps is partnering with several national organizations to host events around the country in celebration of this year's Hispanic Heritage Month. continue reading »

Obama’s Hispanic Heritage Month Proclamation Praises Contributions of Latino Community

U.S. President Barack Obama issued a proclamation for National Hispanic Heritage Month in which he said that Hispanics "have shaped and strengthened the fabric of our Union." continue reading »

¡Felicidades! El Salvador on Your 191st Year of Independence

Today, all of El Salvador is celebrating and rejoicing its 191-year old independence from Spain. The Spanish arrived in the 1500's and stayed for nearly 300 years as it colonized the region, enslaved native populations and decimated the island with smallpox. continue reading »

Chicago Public Library Honors Hispanic Heritage Month 2012

Join the Chicago Public Library in Celebrating Diversity in 2012 with its annual observance of Hispanic Heritage Month. From September 15 through October 15, the Chicago Public Li continue reading »

Hispanic Heritage Month: Discovery en Español Will Highlight Young Latinos with “Gen H”

Cable network Discovery en Español announced Monday that for Hispanic Heritage Month it will broadcast the documentary "Gen H" about the new generation of Latinos and their struggle to transform their dreams into reality. continue reading »

3 Chicagoans To Be Honored for Leadership At Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

Fifth Third Bank Chicago announced plans to honor three prominent leaders within Chicagoland's Hispanic community at a special reception on Thursday, September 20, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Carnivale Chicago, 702 W. Fulton Market. continue reading »

CHCI Announces Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Events

CHCI announced September 10-13 as the dates for its 35th Anniversary Hispanic Heritage Month celebration in Washington, D.C. with the theme "CHCI at 35: Keeping the Founders' Promise." CHCI hosts the nation's premier events commemorating Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM), which draws more than 3,000 Latino leaders from across the country to its Public Policy Conference, Reyes of Comedy, and Annual Awards Gala in Washington, D.C. Registration for CHCI HHM events is now available at www.chci.org. continue reading »

HHS Launches healthfinder.gov en espanol

In an effort to help address important health issues of Spanish-speaking Americans, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS') Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) released an easy-to-read, http://healthfinder.gov/espanol/ continue reading »

CNN’s Soledad O’Brien and Her Immigrant Roots

CNN anchor and award-winning journalist Soledad O’Brien recently visited Target headquarters in Minneapolis to talk about the importance of diversity, Hispanic Heritage Month and her critically-acclaimed memoir, continue reading »

Victoria Justice and Carlos Pena of Big Time Rush Reflect on Their Hispanic Heritage (VIDEOS)

Nickelodeon stars Victoria Justice of Victorious and Carlos Peña (singer and star of Big Time Rush) share their personal stories with family during Hispanic Heritage Month. continue reading »

National Parkinson Foundation Marks Hispanic Heritage Month With New Spanish Toll-Free Helpline

Survey Shows Most Hispanics With Early Parkinson's Signs Would Wait To See Doc. The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) announced today a campaign to reach the Hispanic community about early warning signs of Parkinson's disease continue reading »

President Obama Recognizes Goya Foods for 75 Years of Success and Their Contribution to U.S.

Representatives of Goya Foods, Inc., America's largest Hispanic-owned food company, paid a special visit this past Friday, September 30, to meet President Barack Obama in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. continue reading »