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Check Out: Directory of Scholarships, Internships and Programs for Latino Students

Check Out "Directory of Scholarships, Internships and Programs for Latino Students". This directory was prepared by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute with the support of State Farm. continue reading »

Limited Preschool Access Dims Success for Latino Children-And California’s Future

Gabriela Ramos had hardly knocked when four-year-old Fátima Martínez opened the front door of her family's home and ushered in her preschool instructor. continue reading »

Goya Foods Unveils New Culinary Arts Scholarship

Goya Foods, America's largest Hispanic food company, announced a new annual nationwide Culinary Arts and Food Sciences Scholarship Program offered to four students entering their freshman year of college to obtain their first undergraduate degree in culinary arts and/or food sciences. continue reading »

Limited Preschool Access Dims Success for Latino Children

Gabriela Ramos had hardly knocked when four-year-old Fátima Martínez opened the front door of her family's home and ushered in her preschool instructor. continue reading »

Culturally Responsive Teaching Model to Expand in Chicago & Suburbs

Students’ academic achievement and social development grew from a curriculum that uses culture as the foundation for literacy and fine arts instruction—according to a three-year independent study conducted by nonprofit Changing Worlds and its research partner, Loyola University’s Center for Urban Research continue reading »

Number of Hispanics with College Degrees Soars 80 pct

The number of U.S. Hispanics with a bachelor's degree or higher increased by 80 percent between 2001 and 2011, from 2.1 million to 3.8 million, the Census continue reading »

New California Senate Committee to Review English Learner Programs

A new California Senate committee will focus its efforts on how to improve the academic success of California’s 1.5 million English Learner students. continue reading »

Chicago Latino Youth Leadership Congress Convening in Chicago

Alivio Medical Center and NCLR (National Council of La Raza) will bring together more than 100 local youth on Saturday, February 25, for the convening of the “2012 Alivio Medical Center’s Leadership Youth Conference.” continue reading »

Check out HACEMOS National High Technology Day

AT&T's Hispanic/Latino Association – announced today the return of its annual HACEMOS National High Technology Day on February 23, 2012. continue reading »

National Hispanic University Celebrates 30th Anniversary by Honoring Mayor Villaraigosa

The National Hispanic University (NHU) will honor Los Angeles Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa during its 30th anniversary celebration event on Friday, Feb. 24. continue reading »

Hispanic Leadership Institute Launches 2012 Student Leadership Series

The United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI) today announced the launch of its 2012 Student Leadership Series, the boldest initiative in the Latino community that will challenge over 40,000 students in 40 cities continue reading »

U.S.-Spain Council Now Taking Applications for Young Leaders Program

The U.S.-Spain Council is now accepting applications for the Young Leaders Program. You can download and complete the Application and Program Information Document by clicking here. The application deadline has been extended to February 20, 2012 continue reading »

Smithsonian Latino Center Announces Young Ambassadors Program

The Smithsonian Latino Center is accepting applications for the 2012 Young Ambassadors Program being held June 24 – August 3. The deadline for all applications is Monday, April 9 continue reading »

American Immigration Council Seeks Entries for National Multimedia Contest

The American Immigration Council is calling all young filmmakers and photographers to submit to the 2012 “Change in Motion” Multimedia Contest. continue reading »

Student Loans in Six Latin American Countries Set to Increase

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will help expand the access to higher education in Latin America and the Caribbean by providing a $10 million loan to the Higher Education Finance Fund, L.P. (HEFF), a regional debt fund that seeks to offer student loans through local microfinance organizations. continue reading »

Hispanic Standout: Young Inventor Javier Fernández-Han Makes Forbes’ List While Changing the World

At just 17 years old, Javier Fernandez-Han has made a list of '30 Under 30' in the Energy category for his humanitarian innovative inventions. continue reading »

NLU Awarded Education-to-Employment Initiative Grant Benefitting Latinos

National Louis University announced today the Education to Employment (E2) Initiative, funded through assistance from the Robert R. McCormick Foundation. continue reading »

Tucson School Board Suspends Mexican American Studies Classes

Effective immediately, the Tucson Unified School District’s (TUSD) ethnic studies program has been suspended after a long and controversial public hearing. An Arizona judge had previously ruled that the continue reading »

NALEO Education Fund Congratulates Cecilia Munoz on Top Domestic Policy Position Appointment

The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund issued the following statement regarding the appointment of Cecilia Muñoz to Director continue reading »

NALEO Educational Fund Applauds Immigration Services Aim to Unite Families

The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund issued the following statement regarding a proposed rule change by the United States immigration officials continue reading »