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SOL Summit NYC

In “Latin@s Claim Nueva York With First-Ever Sol Summit NYC,” CENTRO Voices recently announced the Sol (Summit on Latinos) Summit NYC taking place on June 1, 2017, at the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College. 450 more words

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A lively rant...or Why dying makes me pissed at the Living

The other day, I spoke with my mother about Death. A taboo as it is, we have the added layer of being Latinos that places the D-word into its own section of Taboo. 905 more words

Life

The 'Artwashing' of East Los Angeles

In the late 1950s, a thriving Mexican-American neighborhood was bulldozed to build Dodgers Stadium. Not far away, a half a century later, that same process continues, except the process now has name: gentrification. 391 more words

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A Possible Reason for Low Latino Literacy Achievement

Attempting to fit Latinos from Spanish speaking homes into English-only Cinderella shoes (T is for TREE/arbol) is a losing proposition. A much easier fit would be the use of English-Spanish examples (T is for TURTLE/tortuga). 78 more words

Literacy

Gov. Abbott: Latinos Shouldn't Fear 'Sanctuary City' Ban

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says Hispanics shouldn’t fear being stopped and asked to prove their immigration status under a coming… 131 more words

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