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They are the millennials who speak more than one language, and many of them are Latinos. Ben Frankliin, who was a polyglot, would have been happy to have them around. 
Oksana S. Ponomarova - Especial para AL DÍA News

They are the millennials who speak more than one language— and many of them are young Latinos. Ben Franklin, who spoke more than one language, would have been happy to have them around.

Alexia de La Rosa: Haciendo sueños realidad

 08/10/2017 - 16:43
Alexia de La Rosa

Alexia de la Rosa, miembro del Comité Asesor del Alcalde Kenney, siente que uno de los asuntos más importantes que los Millennials deben enfrentar es la educación y el dinero necesario para pagarla. Como coordinadora del Centro PENNCAP, observa de primera mano las dificultades que las personas enfrentan al entrar a la universidad por primera vez o al regresar a ella después de muchos años. AL DÍA se ha sentado a conocer más sobre esta Millenial Latina.

Open Your Eyes: A South Philly Gallery Celebrates Latin American Art for Nearly 50 Years

 08/04/2017 - 15:53
One of the many multihued and adorned walls of Eye's Gallery. Photographed by Mónica Marie Zorrilla. 

If the cliché rings true and the eyes really are the window to the soul, then "Eye's Gallery" on 402 South Street has been the enchanting window to Latin American, Moroccan, and Indian folklore since 1968. The love child of Julia and her husband, the renowned "Magic Gardens" creator Isaiah, the gallery's origins are wondrous like its contents. 

[OP-ED]: Our Education, Born from Swamps

 05/15/2017 - 15:27
In lower income neighborhoods, students can struggle without access to proper educational materials, exposure, and parental poverty. 

The story of education in lower income neighborhoods is an all too familiar one. The struggle to obtain a stable education is a story of overcoming conditions that are less than favorable, much like the swamp plant. What is causing these students, especially Latinos, to fall behind? How can they grow from these meager and impoverished conditions?  

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Pasta or Pizza

 11/30/2016 - 03:54
Italian prime minister, Matteo Renzi, has asked the population to vote on Referendum if they want to reform the Constitution. The Referendum is scheduled for Dec 4. EFE/Alessandro Di Meo

Like many Italian Millennials, Francesca decided to move to Copenhagen (Denmark) were she can attend university for free and find a job and salary according to her studies. “I wish I could come back, but it’s so hard there. Italy needs a change and that is why I am gonna vote for YES on the Referendum, despite I am not very convinced”, said Francesca in an interview with Spanish newspaper El País.

[OP-ED]: La voz de un “millenial” de origen cubano

 11/29/2016 - 14:26
Fotografía del 26 de noviembre de 2016, de cientos de personas que celebran tras el fallecimiento del líder de la revolución cubana Fidel Castro, en Little Havana en Miami (EE.UU.). La calle Ocho de la Pequeña Habana vivió un día entero de fiesta después de conocerse la muerte de Fidel Castro, con la música de altavoces y bongós a pleno volumen y los presentes dispuestos a estar allí “hasta el amanecer”. EFE
 
 

La noche del 25 de noviembre del 2016 caminaba por Sunset Place en South Miami tras haber visto una película con mi mejor amiga de la infancia, y sentía que ese día había sido importante para mi, sencillamente, porque me habían quitado el aliento  los efectos visuales y los cánticos espirituales de la película polinésica de Disney “Moana”, cuando de repente mi teléfono vibró: El New York Times reporta: Fidel Castro, el Revolucionario Cubano que desafió a los Estados Unidos muere a los 90 años.

[OP-ED]: The voice of a Cuban-American Millennial

 11/29/2016 - 14:06
Photograph of November 26, 2016, of hundreds of people celebrating after the death of the leader of the Cuban revolution Fidel Castro, in Little Havana in Miami (USA). Echo Street in Little Havana lived a full day of celebration after the death of Fidel Castro, with the music of loudspeakers and bongos in full volume and those present ready to be there "until dawn." EFE
 
 

On the night of November 25th 2016, I walked out of Sunset Place in South Miami after watching a film with my childhood best friend, and had expected the day to be of importance to me simply because I felt like my breath had been taken away by the stunning visual effects and spirited Polynesian chants of Disney’s “Moana”, when suddenly, a buzz from my phone:
The New York Times Reports: Fidel Castro, Cuban Revolutionary Who Defied U.S., Dies At 90!

Una conferencia de mujeres para empoderamiento, conexiones, y carcajadas: Lo que aprendieron

 10/08/2016 - 12:41

En la edición del 2016 de la Conferencia para Mujeres en Pensilvania, llevado a cabo en el Centro de Convenciones y producido por las estrategias Hill + Knowlton, cerca de nueve mil mujeres (y algunos hombres) de todas las edades y provenientes de todos los escenarios, se juntaron para promover conexiones laborales, alentar el crecimiento personal y aprender de personajes inspiradores de la ciudad, como es el caso de Anita Hill. Asimismo asistieron para reírse a carcajadas de las notas carismáticas de Abby Wambach y Mindy Kaling.

A women’s conference for empowerment, networking, and laughs: What they learned

 10/08/2016 - 12:20

At the 2016 Pennsylvania Conference for Women, hosted at The Pennsylvania Convention Center and produced by Hill + Knowlton strategies, about nine thousand women- and a few men -of all ages and backgrounds came together to foster career connections, personally grow, and learn from inspiring movers and shakers of the city, such as Anita Hill. They also came to laugh (a lot) at the charismatic keynotes from Abby Wambach and Mindy Kaling.

“Bilennials”: 
¿Está Filadelfia preparada para retener el talento de miles de jóvenes profesionales?

 08/23/2017 - 12:04
They are the millennials who speak more than one language, and many of them are Latinos. Ben Frankliin, who was a polyglot, would have been happy to have them around. 

En la ciudad viven poco más de medio millón de millennials. Aunque no existen datos oficiales que establezcan cuántos de ellos hablan otro idioma, además de inglés, aquellos que son bilingües -¡"bilennials"!- representan la mejor oportunidad de la ciudad para mantenerse a flote en un mundo globalizado.  

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Oksana S. Ponomarova - Especial para AL DÍA News