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Celebrating Child Life Specialists & Kids with Disabilities: #SaludTues Tweet Chat, 3/20

As the U.S. Latino population continues to grow so does the need for quality health care services. Yet many Latinos remain uninsured and face barriers to care like poverty, and cultural and linguistic challenges. 241 more words

Child Life

Does My Hair Offend You

In Amara La Negra’s case yes it does offend some. Why? Because she is an afro latina and proud. The latin community originally stem from countries such as Puerto Rico Dominica, and Cuba. 125 more words


Politico, immigrants are people not commodities, 'Get your own immigrant' story insulting and insensitive

Give two professors time to come up with a ridiculous answer to the U.S. immigration issue, and you’ll get what Politico Magazine has just published. 376 more words

Breaking News

Mental Health and the Latino Community

Experienced psychiatrist Dr. Carol Lynn Childers serves as a consulting physician to Chicago organizations Trilogy Behavioral Healthcare and Healthcare Alternative Systems. Working through the latter organization, Dr. 250 more words

Carol Lynn Childers

How journalists should cover Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15- Oct. 15

Hispanic Heritage Month starts today, September 15 and runs until October 15. It celebrates Hispanics in the U.S. It recognizes not only the Latino culture and history but also our contributions. 299 more words

Human Interest

Chicago's Latino Community Concerned About Both Natural Disasters

CHICAGO (CBS) — The devastation from Hurricane Irma is part of a one-two punch being felt by Chicago’s Latino community as Puerto Rico faces a blackout and water shortage. 345 more words


My life-changing experience in D.C.

Merced youth Maria Dominguez thought the National Monuments would be the best part about traveling to Washington, D.C. for a Latino leadership conference.  Dominguez reflects on how people she met had a far more profound impact on her outlook and perhaps her life. 27 more words