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Disabled Latina activist heads University of Texas student body

 03/28/2017 - 03:14
Photo provided on Mar. 27, 2017 showing Alejandrina Guzman, at the University of Texas at Austin, United States. EFE/Alex Segura
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Alejandrina Guzman is the new student body president at the University of Texas at Austin. As the top representative of the UT student body, Guzman will focus on protecting undocumented students and promoting a petition to declare U.T a "sanctuary campus."

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Photo provided on Mar. 27, 2017 showing Alejandrina Guzman, at the University of Texas at Austin, United States. EFE/Alex Segura

Nueva York tomará medidas para incorporar minorías en el gobierno del estado

 03/27/2017 - 09:00
Vista nocturna de la ciudad de Nueva York. EFE/EPA/ALBA VIGARAY
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El gobernador del estado de Nueva York, Andrew Cuomo, anunció hoy medidas para incrementar la diversidad en el empleo público, como reformar la legislación para acelerar la contratación de personas cualificadas que pertenezcan a minorías o ampliar el acceso a la preparación de exámenes estatales.

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Vista nocturna de la ciudad de Nueva York. EFE/EPA/ALBA VIGARAY

Universidades de México y EEUU analizarán colaboración en "coyuntura actual"

 03/23/2017 - 10:27
Rectoría de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México en Ciudad Universitaria (México, D.F.). Fuente: Wikipedia
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Rectores y directivos de universidades de Estados Unidos y México se reunirán del 29 al 31 de marzo para dialogar sobre las perspectivas de colaboración "en un entorno de grandes retos y desencuentros recientes en el proceso de integración y entendimiento en la región de América del Norte".

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Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 10:15am
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Rectoría de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México en Ciudad Universitaria (México, D.F.). Fuente: Wikipedia

Donor Gives $3 Million to University of West Florida for immigrants, refugees

 03/21/2017 - 18:41
Picture of UWF library. Thomas Baxter/Wikipedia
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UWF has received a $3 million gift from an anonymous donor to assist deserving students in their pursuit of the American Dream

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 4:30pm
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Picture of UWF library. Thomas Baxter/Wikipedia

Let Latino families liberate their children from bad schools

 03/21/2017 - 06:10
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Latinos—like everyone else—don’t need to be told what to do or what to believe. We need to be equipped with the tools necessary to reach our full human potential.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 6:00am
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Latino Summit Empowers Aspiring Leaders

 03/14/2017 - 05:25
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The third annual New York State Latino Leadership Summit  featured prominent alumni, lectures from executives and workshops meant to give attendees tools to overcome obstacles they face as Latino students at Cornell University

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 5:00am
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Cornell Alumni Peter Romero speaks at the New York State Latino Leadership Summit on Saturday. Photo: Luis Verdi/The Cornell Daily Sun

Protect and Defend: NCLR Creates Latino Political Agenda

 03/09/2017 - 18:58

Today National Council of La Raza gathered local community leaders and non-profit directors to discuss what they can do to "protect and defend the advances the Latinos have made in this country thus far," according to Rafael Collazo, Director of Political Campaigns.

Focusing on ensuring that they remain inclusive of all political leanings, the group came together to decide what the high-line items were and how they can enact change on a real level in the community. 

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Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 9:27pm
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Rafael Collazo, Political Director of the National Council of La Raza lays out agenda for NCLR.

Mexico City sex workers in an endless battle against oppression

 03/08/2017 - 12:38
"Damaris" of the lush black hair and inquisitive dark eyes is a single mom and for the past four years has been a sex worker in Mexico City, fighting day by day against discrimination and police harassment.EFE/Mario Guzmán
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The approval of a new Law on Crimes of Human Trafficking, which identifies prostitution with exploitation, plus the closing down of tolerance zones where prostitution is permitted, have forced sex workers into dangerous areas. One of the darker aspects of the trade is police persecution, since cops have been known to abuse their authority over women working illegally.

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"Damaris" of the lush black hair and inquisitive dark eyes is a single mom and for the past four years has been a sex worker in Mexico City, fighting day by day against discrimination and police harassment.EFE/Mario Guzmán

[OP-ED]:Your teens might be more exposed than you think to alcohol-related content

 03/07/2017 - 14:25

Moms and dads: Do you know what your teen is doing on the internet right now?

It’s never easy to tell with kids always on their phones and plugged in to the newest social media platforms, but they could be tuned in to alcohol advertising.

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Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 2:02pm
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According to a new study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, which surveyed both over-21 adults and people younger, almost one in three youngsters said they saw alcohol-related content online in the previous month.

Charles Koch Foundation gives $2.2M to Penn Law

 03/07/2017 - 14:22

Political donor and philanthropist Charles Koch has donated $2.2 million to the University of Pennsylvania Law School’s research and policy center created four years ago to promote long-term structural improvements to the U.S. criminal justice system.

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Penn Law School. Photo: Wikipedia

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 Students during a public event in Mexico City, Mexico, on May 3, 2017. EFE/Jorge Nuñez
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The increase in students, who currently number 20 million in the region, has benefited Latin America in terms of young people coming from lower and medium socioeconomic environments. But challenges persist, including the high dropout rate and the connections to the labor market, according to World Bank report.