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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



I am panicking. It’s already the middle of August, and America isn’t talking much about me. Not many news sites are talking about the me that holds an immigrant “status.” 734 more words

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