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Looking for International Latino Book Award Entries

The Latino Literacy Now project is getting ready for the 14th Annual International Latino Book Awards and therefore is seeking entries. continue reading »

Are Latino Students Better Off, 44 Years After California School Walkouts?

The first time I got to listen to Sal Castro speak was four years ago at UC Santa Barbara during my freshman year of college. Last month, I had the opportunity to hear him lecture again continue reading »

Dr. Juan Andrade Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders Deadline is December 31st

Each year, the United States Hispanic Leadership Institute awards the Dr. Juan Andrade Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders to outstanding high school seniors or college students who are committed to make a change for their community. continue reading »

New Univ. of Arizona Ph.D. Program Offered in Mexican American Studies, Third of Its Kind in Nation

The University of Arizona has received approval to implement a doctoral program in Mexican American studies – the third program of its kind in the country. continue reading »

Dr. Juan Andrade Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders

Each year, the United States Hispanic Leadership Institute awards the Dr. Juan Andrade Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders to outstanding high school seniors or college students who are committed to make a change for their community. continue reading »

Target to Award $5 MIllion to U.S. Schools in Need, Nominate Yours Here

Target, with help from The Ellen DeGeneres Show and its viewers, will select 50 schools in need to each receive a $100,000 grant. continue reading »

Chrysler Foundation to Give $50,000 Grant to the Hispanic Scholarship Fund

The Chrysler Foundation has announced that it will provide a $50,000 grant to the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF), the nation's largest provider of college financial aid for Latino students. continue reading »

New Efforts to Promote Diversity & Reduce Racial Isolation in Education

Today, the Departments of Justice and Education released two new guidance documents – one for school districts and one for colleges and universities – detailing the flexibility continue reading »

$30,000 Available to Latinos Seeking Master’s in Education Degrees

The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation is seeking Latinos who wish to obtain their Master's degree in Education and grant them a $30,000 stipend by applying to the Teaching Fellowship. continue reading »

Lumina Foundation Partners with The Hispanic Federation

The Hispanic Federation is proud to announce that it has been selected by the prestigious Lumina Foundation to lead one of its 12 partnerships in 10 states focused on significantly improving Latino college success. continue reading »

Major Initiative Launched to Improve College Graduation Rates for Latinos

Latinos are the fastest-growing student population in America and a new effort is now focused on leveraging the critical connection between their educational continue reading »

Latino Students and Collegiate Leadership Development Programs

In partnership with United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI), Latino students at Chicago State University (CSU) have organized and started a 7-week Collegiate Leadership Development Program continue reading »

Hispanic High Schoolers Taking Less AP Classes

Only 20 percent of Hispanic students are categorized as college-ready in reading and mathematics, compared to more than 50 percent of white students continue reading »

U.S. Army to Help Latinos Pursue Careers in Science & Technology

The U.S. Army today reaffirmed its commitment to helping more young Hispanics pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) by announcing continue reading »

Obama Promotes Student Loan Forgiveness – Hurray Say Latino Students

As President Obama said, “in the United States of America, no one should go broke because they chose to go to college.” That's why the Administration is moving forward with ways to help reduce the burden continue reading »

Pioneer in Hispanic Theological Education is Expanding

The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, also known as the Hispanic Evangelical Association, the nation's largest Christian Hispanic organization, announced that Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary continue reading »

Walmart Donates $1 Million for Latino Youth Leadership Development

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI), the nation's premier Latino youth leadership development and educational organization, announced a new $1 million grant from Walmart to continue the fall and spring semesters of its award-winning Congressional Internship Program (CIP) through 2015. continue reading »

Univision Announces $300,000 in Scholarships for Hispanic Students

Univision Communications Inc., has announced it would award $300,000 to students around the nation through its new scholarship program "Becas Univision continue reading »

New Futuro Launches Innovative Partnership to Get 10,000 Latinos into College

New Futuro, a Chicago-based startup, and Allstate Insurance Company today announced the launch of an unprecedented partnership dedicated to helping Latino families get their students into college and beyond. In addition, New Futuro has partnered with other non-profits, education institutions and corporate citizens to ensure the success of the program, which was announced this morning at the National Museum of Mexican Art. continue reading »

STUDY:  Number of Hispanic Serving Educational Institutions Expected to Boom

The number of Hispanic-serving institutions, (HSIs) nationwide has increased by 24 percent since 2004 and could grow by another 40 percent if “emerging” HSIs in 18 states and Puerto Rico continue to grow, a new study says. continue reading »