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Colombian Superstar and Activist , Juanes to Receive Vision Award at 25th Hispanic Heritage Awards

The Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) announced today that Colombian rock superstar Juanes will receive the Vision award at the 25th Hispanic Heritage Awards; the annual celebration of Hispanic excellence and premier event of Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States. continue reading »

Longoria and Lopez to host NCLR ALMA Awards Primetime Special On Friday, September 16, 2011

Telecast co-hosted by Eva Longoria and George Lopez, with PepsiCo as the Premier Sponsor, to pay tribute to Latino performers promoting positive images of Hispanics. In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Comcast and NBC are pleased to announce that NBC will broadcast the 2011 NCLR (National Council of La Raza) ALMA Awards on Friday, September 16 from 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. EDT in a ceremony celebrating the nation’s Latino performers who promote accurate and positive images of Hispanics in entertainment. Eva Longoria and George Lopez will co-host the one-hour primetime special. continue reading »

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Announces Theme for This Yrs Hispanic Heritage Month

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) today announced September 11-14 as the dates for its 2011 Hispanic Heritage Month celebration in Washington, D.C. with the theme continue reading »

ARTISTS WANTED! Chicago Public Library Looking for Art to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

The Chicago Public Library will be celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month this coming September 15-October 15, 2011. Neighborhood branch libraries across the city are continue reading »

Latino Art Beat Announces 2010 National Art Competition Winner

This year’s winner is Jesus Ramon Hernandez, a June 2010 graduate of Carl Schurz High School, Chicago, Illinois. Hernandez’ artwork is titled “Conquista para la paz”, an oil painting depicting a battle scene commemorating the 100th Anniversary of Mexico’s Revolution. continue reading »

Department of Veterans Affairs Salute Latino Veterans

In conjunction with National Hispanic Heritage Month, the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs (IDVA) hosted a “A Salute to Latino Veterans” to honor and recognize Latino Veterans in Illinois for their dedicated military service. Governor Pat Quinn also issued a proclamation declaring Friday Latino Veterans Recognition Day in Illinois. continue reading »

Hispanic Heritage Month - FREETANGA Time

I apologize to my legion of fans (all 5 of you) for not writing sooner, this is the busy social season being Hispanic Heritage Month. Between the discounted continue reading »

Why We Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month was created by Congress to recognize and celebrate the contributions of Hispanic Americans to American society and culture. continue reading »

Chicago Public Library is Celebrating Diversity in 2010

Join the Chicago Public Library in Celebrating Diversity in 2010 with its annual September/October observance of Hispanic Heritage Month. For this celebration, which was established to recognize Hispanic continue reading »

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner Comments on Hispanics and the Economy

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner addressed the Congressional Hispanic Caucus today and spoke about the economy and its effect on Latinos. continue reading »

Hispanic Caucus to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with President and First Lady

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) announced today that President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will participate in CHCIs 2010 Hispanic Heritage Month festivities in Washington D.C. continue reading »

SB 1070 Invokes Hispanic Pride

Although many of the anti-immigrant aspects of SB1070 have been put on hold, the pressure put on immigrants throughout the US has awakened a sense of Hispanic Pride. The new law has caused many to become more organized, to be more aware of the need to protect their rights. continue reading »

Teach For America Celebrates Its Hispanic Teachers During Hispanic Heritage Month

During Hispanic Heritage Month, Teach For America celebrates the accomplishments of its Hispanic corps members and alumni, who are working to ensure that their students have the educational opportunities they deserve. In its 20 years of existence, the organization has reached more than 3 million students in low-income communities, almost half of whom are Hispanics. Aida Flores and Marco Martinez are among those whose lives have been impacted by Teach For America in extraordinary ways. continue reading »