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CHCI Announces Congressional Internship Program For STEM Students

CHCI Announces Congressional Internship Program For STEM Students

Time Warner Cable (TWC) and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) announced today a $150,000 grant to support STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) internships as part of CHCI’s Summer Congressional Internship Program (CIP) for 2013-2015. continue reading »

Former Housing Secretary Henry Cisneros to Head Advisory Board for NHU

Former Housing Secretary Henry Cisneros to Head Advisory Board for NHU

The National Hispanic University announced today that it has formed an advisory board composed of prominent leaders from across the country. The board will be chaired by the Hon. Henry Cisneros, former secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The board will provide guidance on overall strategy and serve as the university's ambassadors to the public, private and nonprofit sectors. continue reading »

Pact May Put End to Long-Standing Arizona School Discrimination Suit

Pact May Put End to Long-Standing Arizona School Discrimination Suit

Groups representing black and Latino plaintiffs have reached an agreement with the Tucson Unified School District that could bring closure to a 1974 lawsuit over racial segregation in southern Arizona's public schools, continue reading »

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor Returns to ‘Sesame Street’ (VIDEO)

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor Returns to ‘Sesame Street’ (VIDEO)

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor recently made another appearance on the children's program "Sesame Street" to speak with Abby Cadabby about careers. continue reading »

Hispanic Access Foundation Helping More Latinos Get Into College

Hispanic Access Foundation Helping More Latinos Get Into College

With Latinos now making up nearly a quarter of the 18-and-under population in the country and projected to grow, the importance of promoting and expanding post-secondary opportunities for them has become a critical need. As part of this effort, Hispanic Access Foundation (HAF) has made education one of its four core priorities and will be participating in New Futuro's College Prep Fairs. continue reading »

National Louis University Encouraging Teachers to Partake in Education Debate

National Louis University Encouraging Teachers to Partake in Education Debate

With the recent teacher strikes in districts throughout the Chicagoland area, the public debate about education has remained at the forefront in the community and nationwide. Many have voiced their opinions about what teachers should do to increase student success and how to do it – often portraying teachers as villains. continue reading »

Hispanic Mothers, High School Seniors Eligible for $10,000 Scholarship Opportunity

Hispanic Mothers, High School Seniors Eligible for $10,000 Scholarship Opportunity

”Sueña Sin Límites” (‘Dream Without Limits’) is providing mothers with an invaluable opportunity, a scholarship that will help 6 mothers and 6 high school seniors planning to attend an accredited U.S. university during the 2013-2014 school year. continue reading »

Nominate Your Candidate for the Immigrant Youth Achievement Award

Nominate Your Candidate for the Immigrant Youth Achievement Award

The American Immigration Council is now accepting nominations for their 2013 Immigrant Youth Achievement Award. continue reading »

Illinois Dream Fund To Begins Accepting Scholarship Applications in November

Illinois Dream Fund To Begins Accepting Scholarship Applications in November

The Illinois Dream Fund, which has collected $500,000 from private donors, announced Friday that on Nov. 1 it will begin accepting applications for the scholarships it will award to undocumented students eager to enter college. continue reading »

Latina College Scholarship Opportunities Available, Includes Travel to Israel

Latina College Scholarship Opportunities Available, Includes Travel to Israel

Following a decade of training and developing the next generation of Latina leaders through its unique Washington DC-based program for college-age women, Latinas Learning to Lead (LLL), continue reading »