Email Source: NPR | by Shereen Marisol Meraji | May 05, 201410:36 AM ET The National Hispanic University sits in the shadow of the East San Jose foothills in a working-class Latino neighborhood. The National Hispanic University was created more than 30 years ago to educate first-generation college students from Latino backgrounds. Next year, the only […]

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Email Source: SF Gate | Published January 16, 2014 by Melody Gutierrez Janeth Cruz, 23, the owner of Destenny’s Ice Cream, chops up peaches for toppings January 15, 2014 in Richmond, Calif. The shop has been around since 2009 and Cruz took it over two years ago. According to latest demographic data, Latinos are expected to […]

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Email Source: Washington Post | By Pamela Constable and Scott Clement, E-mail the writers After five days painting hotel rooms in Ohio and an all-night bus ride, Jorge Garcia reached his Falls Church home at 4 one recent morning. His wife, Sara, was waiting up with hot Bolivian-style soup in the small house he had […]

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Email Hola Innovators! We hope this message finds you well and that everyone had a great Thanksgiving! As you may know, the Latino Startup Alliance (LSA) Innovator Summit is only few days  away and we are really excited at the fact that we will be showcasing Latino Tech Entrepreneurs for the 1st time in San Francisco. It truly has […]

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Email Source: Reginald Stuart | Diversity Issues in Higher Education – October 6, 2013 When Lorena Oropeza earned her Ph.D. in history from Cornell University and landed a job as an assistant professor of history at the University of California, Davis, it didn’t take long for her to realize there was as much demand for […]

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Email Source: AP, January 21, 2013. By Brett Zongker, Associated Press   WASHINGTON — Latinos are taking a more prominent role in President Barack Obama’s second inauguration, from the first Hispanic Supreme Court justice swearing in the vice president to a star-studded celebration of Latino culture. Eva Longoria, a co-chairwoman for Obama’s campaign, is hosting a […]

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Email Let’s welcome the new year with one of LAM’s favorite event: Havana Nights! DJ Don Bustamante and guest deejay, DJ Santero, will have us shaking all night long to salsa, merengue, cumbia, and all the best Tropical mixes! Arrive early to receive a salsa lesson with Edwin from Salsa With Edwin! And at midnight, […]

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