In Alfredo Corchado’s latest work, "Homelands: Four Friends, Two Countries, and the Fate of the Great Mexican-American Migration," the author traces the Mexican-American migration story through his own experience and that of three friends he first met in Philadelphia 30 years ago.
The event showcased Latino filmmakers from all over Latin America and the U.S. But at the festival’s opening night, a special emphasis was placed on Puerto Rico and the island’s rebuilding efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
Nasheli Juliana, Puerto Rican fashion designer and chair of the fashion department at Moore College of Art & Design, is working to change the lay of the land in the fashion world and beyond, centering design on sustainability, collective change, and power.
La diseñadora puertorriqueña y presidenta del departamento de Moda de Moore College of Art & Design, Nasheli Juliana, trabaja para transformar el mundo de la moda apostando por la sostenibilidad, el cambio colectivo y el poder.
La Borinqueña, Wonder Woman, and a host of other superheroes join together to uplift Puerto Rico in Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez’s new comic anthology, “Ricanstruction: Reminiscing and Rebuilding Puerto Rico.”
A Harvard study, released Tuesday, estimated that 4,645 Puerto Ricans died due to Hurricane Maria from Sept. 20 — Dec. 31, 2017.
On Wednesday, Kenney joined several other mayors of mainland U.S. cities to meet and talk with mayors of Puerto Rican cities to discuss continued recovery and resilience efforts on the island.
The habeas petition calls for Nuñez Martinez to be released and reunited with his husband while he fights his case in immigration court.
During a visit to AL DÍA on May 17, Chilean university president and scholar Dr. Ignacio Sánchez discussed international student exchange, the women’s movement in Chile, and more before receiving an honorary degree from Drexel University College of Medicine at their commencement ceremony the following day.
Frankie Guzmán, abogado de adolescentes del National Center for Youth Law de California, recibió el Premio al Liderazgo otorgado por el Juvenile Law Center de Filadelfia.
A new installation of textile and embroidered works at Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens examines the delicate architecture and destructive consequences of American consumerism on both sides of the border.
La instalación de tejidos y bordados de la artista Ornella Ridone en los Jardines Mágicos de Filadelfia explora la delicada arquitectura y destructivas consecuencias del consumismo americano en ambos lados de la frontera.
From June 1-3, you can see groundbreaking films, documentaries, and shorts from Latino and Latin American filmmakers as part of the annual showcase.
Dr. Ignacio Sánchez is in Philadelphia to receive an honorary degree from Drexel College of Medicine at the school's commencement on Friday.
Dr. Maribel Hernandez was recognized as a Go Red Champion at the American Heart Association's annual Go Red for Women luncheon on May 11 for her work as a cardiologist and advocate for women's heart health
The three Latino candidates vying for a seat in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives debated their visions for the future of the 197th District days before the primary election.
En ocasión del Día de las Inscripciones a la Universidad, celebrado en Filadelfia el pasado 2 de mayo, Michelle Obama y un elenco artistas aplaudieron a los estudiantes de la región que se han comprometido a cursar estudios superiores cuando se gradúen de la escuela secundaria.
As an educator and innovator in the world of design and an advocate for her native Puerto Rico, Nasheli Juliana Ortiz-González shared her knowledge and personal story of purpose and success in the fashion world.
Frankie Guzman, juvenile justice attorney at the National Center for Youth Law in California, is receiving the Leadership Award from the Juvenile Law Center in recognition for his work in advocating for and enacting reforms of the juvenile justice system.
Philabundance y la biblioteca Lillian Marrero han llegado a un acuerdo para distribuir fruta y verdura fresca gratuitamente entre los residentes de la comunidad, incluyendo los centenares de puertorriqueños desplazados por el huracán María que hoy viven en el barrio.
The partnership between Philabundance and the Lillian Marrero Library offers free fruits and vegetables to community residents — including the hundreds of Puerto Ricans displaced by Hurricane Maria now living in the area.
El empeoramiento de la calidad del aire en los días de verano afectará a muchos ciudadanos, especialmente aquellos con asma, una patología que padecen más de 2.2 millones de hispanos en todo EE.UU.
In a talk with AL DÍA News, journalist and academic Fey Berman spoke about her new book and the immigrant past of her family — including the story of her parents, who were refugees from the Nazis who fled to Mexico, and her own journey to the U.S. as a young person in search of her dreams.
At the largest ever College Signing Day celebration, Michelle Obama and a star-studded cast cheered on Philadelphia students who are committed to attending degree programs following their high school graduation — and talked about how to navigate college once there.
Low air quality days in the summer will affect all city residents, but especially those with asthma, which more than 2.2 million Hispanics across the U.S. experience.