La presencia latina en la profesión del derecho en Filadelfia, se remonta a los años 60, de acuerdo a documentos proporcionados por la Asociación de Abogados Hispanos de Pennsylvania. Aunque la presencia existe, muchos abogados dentro de la profesión enfrentan dificultades que ya existían para sus predecesores, sobretodo en términos de acceder a las redes de trabajo de las que ya se aprovechaban sus compañeros al egresar.
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Viridity Energy, a Philadelphia-based energy tech startup, is being acquired by a Nevada-based geothermal and renewable energy company (Orma) for an initial consideration of $35 million, reports the Philadelphia Business Journal.
Latino presence in the profession of law in Philadelphia reaches back as far as the 1960s according to documents provided by the Hispanic Bar Association of Pennsylvania. Though the presence is there, many lawyers within the profession face difficulties that those before them faced in terms of getting access to the networks - and thus jobs - that their peers were taking advantage of after graduation.
Martin Arias developed his entrepreneurial spirit while he was still young. And having built his career from then until now, Arias career has been marked by service and providing legal assistance to those who were once facing situations that are similar to the ones he found himself in when he was younger.
Lisa Rodriguez’s father was a part of one of the first Spanish-speaking Latino families in Camden. With a Puerto Rican and Cuban background, her father knew the importance of being involved in your community at a young age. “His parents started the first Puerto Rican community and social club and because of that he was involved in the politics in the city of Camden,” Rodriguez stated.
Caroline Cruz has been no stranger to merging together different elements. It is with this resolve that she transformed an artistic lean and serious skill in the visual arts into a promising career in the practice of law.
After getting her degree in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania, Ana Montalbán worked closely with Congreso de Latinos Unidos and Morgan Stanley and then decided to go to law school.
A graduate of Temple Law School, Adriel Garcia started his career with great promise. He finished his studies knowing that he wanted to help people through his legal practice. He began as a clinical student with the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office, where he developed examination and interview skills during his participation in preliminary hearings and municipal court trials.
Donald Trump won a political victory when he convinced the CEO of Carrier’s parent company, United Technologies, to keep 800 jobs in Indiana, instead of relocating them to Mexico. The Atlantic reports about why Trump's efforts run counter to a broader global trend,as most factory jobs haven’t been outsourced, they’ve just disappeared thanks to automation.
The Atlantic interviewed more than 100 American workers about their work: the pivotal moments in their career, the times they've succeeded or struggled to make it, what their job has taught them about how to treat people, and more.
Philly Magazine reports about 5 Philadelphia entrepeneurs that participated in Shark Tank TV Show: Scrub Daddy, Scholly, and three other local companies featured on the show have fared.
Fortune Magazine interviews Marlon Nichols, co-founder of Cross Culture Ventures, a V.C firm focused on the untapped talents of entrepreneurs of color. Nichols believes Latinos and Black offer attractive investment opportunities for entrepeneurs.
Ikea Will Pay $50 Million for Wrongful Deaths of Three Toddlers. The Philadelphia Inquirer talks to one of the family victims, from West Chester, PA.
El País newspaper reports from the Morgue in Tlanepantla and talks with the relatives of the 32 people killed in the explosions at Tultepec.
Mayor Kenney's sweetened beverage or "Soda Tax"was ruled as legal in court on Monday.
Fatal injuries involving Hispanic or Latino workers rose 12 percent in 2015 to 903 fatalities, up from 804 in 2014, according to a report released last Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The New York Times reports about a Spanish restaurant chain’s business model: use revenue made by serving breakfast and lunch to cover the costs of free dinners for homeless people.
Mezcal has become so popular around the world that local producers are struggling to keep the industry from being taken over by big corporations.
Mitú, a digitial network for Latino Millennials, Partners With Snapchat To Create Content For Latino Youth
President-elect Donald Trump met with the nation’s tech elite to discuss future ways of collaboration between the White House and the tech industry.
The gathering included Jeff Bezos of Amazon; Elon Musk of Tesla; Timothy D. Cook of Apple; Sheryl Sandberg of Facebook; Larry Page and Eric Schmidt of Alphabet, Google’s parent company; and Satya Nadella of Microsoft, among others.
The German discount retailer Lidl plans to open 150 stores in the Eastern Coast, including Pensylvania. The company has just bought a site in Philadelphia and it's considering other real estate operations in different states.
America's Dual Economy is growing: the middle class is stagnated, while a small core of the society gets to high-paying opportunities and jobs on Wall Street and Silicon Valley.
Due to inaction of the Senate, House Bill 2375 was not acted on and as a result, nearly 500 state workers in Pennsylvania will be out of jobs and given furlough during the holidays. Many say this is due to an unsympathetic Republican Senate reacting to Democrat Governor Tom Wolf.
The most popular counter-argument against minimum wages advocates is that requiring higher pay will result in higher prices, fewer hours of work, and an overall reduction of jobs. But in 2014, 18 states and D.C. raised their minimum wages, and the results have been quite clearly positive for local economies, reports The Atlantic.
Will the US get a high-speed rail network like in Europe or Japan? Not in the near future, but some meaning progress has been made.
With a mix of privately funded projects and upgrades to what already exists, America’s trains are finally set to speed up in the near future, reports City Lab.