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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 »

MALDEF Members Named to Newly Formed Education Board

MALDEF Members Named to Newly Formed Education Board

United States Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, has just appointed MALDEF President and General Counsel, Thomas A. Saenz, and MALDEF board member, Jesse Ruiz, among twenty-eight members of the Department of Education’s newly created Equity and Excellence Commission. continue reading »

Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Foundation for International Photography Announces Grant Opportunity

Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Foundation for International Photography Announces Grant Opportunity

The Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Foundation for International Photography is currently seeking to award one social documentary photographic project produced in the journalistic tradition of Manuel Rivera-Ortiz. continue reading »

AT&T Hosting National High Technology Event for Minority Students

AT&T Hosting National High Technology Event for Minority Students

AT&T's Hispanic/Latino Association, HACEMOS, joins forces with Junior Achievement (JA) and its JA Job Shadow® initiative, to host more than 1,400 low-income and at-risk high school students in 22 cities across the country for the 13th Annual HACEMOS National High Technology Day. continue reading »

Univision Launches 2nd Phase of Education Initiative: Es El Momento

Univision Launches 2nd Phase of Education Initiative: Es El Momento

Univision Communications Inc., the leading media company serving Hispanic America, today unveiled the second phase of its highly successful, multi-platform education initiative, Es El Momento (The Moment is Now). continue reading »

Chicago’s Renaissance 2010: More Success with High Schools

Chicago’s Renaissance 2010: More Success with High Schools

Nearly seven years ago, Chicago launched a plan to create 100 new schools. On February 17th, WBEZ released a school-by-school update on how well those “Renaissance 2010” schools are performing on state tests. continue reading »

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Board Chair, Rep. Charles Gonzalez, Education the Key for Latinos

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Board Chair, Rep. Charles Gonzalez, Education the Key for Latinos

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus’s new Board Chair, Rep. Charles A. Gonzalez, begins his thirteenth year in Congress with a focus on providing opportunities for young Latinos to achieve the American Dream. continue reading »

Rhythms of Life

Rhythms of Life

This time of year, with winter continuing longer that anyone thinks it should, I find myself wanting to do nothing more than stay home curled up with a good book or just puttering around the house doing usually avoided chores. continue reading »