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What's being done!

There are numerous of programs around the country that support first generation students. One that I know the best is  the Encuentros Leadership organization. Like many programs that help students, the Encuentros program impact specifically the Latino community all through San Diego county. 120 more words

Impact

"People Cannot Imagine How Bad the Situation Is"

It’s no secret that Flint has been the subject of much attention lately. For years, any attention the city has gotten has been mostly negative. Now, while all eyes are locked on the water crisis, residents can hope that the regular press coverage will apply extra pressure to finally bring about change. 527 more words

Grace Logan | Next Step Public Charter School

I’m Grace Logan, a freshman in the School of International Service, and I am currently volunteering as an ESL (English as a Second Language) teacher and tutor at the Next Step Public Charter School in Columbia Heights. 523 more words

The Experience

Mercado Bilingüe, the small Dallas newspaper with a big vision for our Latino community

It’s nice to see that two of my stories have made the front page of  Mercado Bilingüe’s online site. One was about the impact of… 394 more words

Breaking News

Ricky Martin Wants Latino Community To Stand Up Against Donald Trump

WASHINGTON (CBS DC) – Donald Trump over the past couple weeks has received a lot of backlash for his comments about the Latino community. This week alone Trump got into a verbal altercation with Univision journalist Jorge Ramos at a press conference. 244 more words

Politics

We Need To Talk About Colorism In Latinx Communities

A few weeks ago, I was absentmindedly scrolling through my Facebook feed when I noticed a meme a relative—we’ll call her Jenni—posted.  “Lol,” she wrote, “too good not to share!” The meme was in English and Spanish, and read, “When people tell me I look White not mexican ” then was followed by a litany (in Spanish) of talking-out-one’s-neck insults to the hypothetical insulter: 993 more words