Marisol Alcantara has the support of Adriano Espaillat, the state senator – and likely soon-to-be member of Congress – whose seat she is looking to take over. However, her affiliation with the Senate Independent Democratic Conference has some concerned, including two of her opponents, reports Gotham Gazette.
Hundreds of tenants, especially Hispanics, are hoping for the passage of a bill guaranteeing attorneys to low-income tenants facing eviction, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
The Kauffman Foundation’s current Index of Entrepreneurs points to a noteworthy vitality in these communities when it comes to starting businesses, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
The festive cultural manifestation of the Taíno Indians known as areíto has inspired the creation of a cultural, nonpartisan organization formed by New York Dominicans, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Activists say that Hispanic female street vendors, often mothers, receive the most fines for working without a license, and are asking City Council to change the laws, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
As the Dominican Day Parade honored Dominican women, El Diario/La Prensa takes a look at their role as founders of leading social and political organizations in the diaspora.
Dominicans in New York celebrated the 35th Dominican Day Parade with music, traditional costumes and dancing, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
This Impacto New York op-ed lists the accomplishments and challenges of the Dominican community in New York, from political and educational successes to a coming demographic downturn.
Artist Tony Peralta depicts his people and his own experiences growing up as a Dominican in New York through a “Latino pop art” lens, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Two Latino entrepreneurs, the co-founders of Envisagenics, are proposing scientific solutions to create more effective and affordable medication, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Latinas offering their cleaning services in Williamsburg request a job center in their area to dignify and improve their working conditions, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
“Race and Revolution,” an exhibit exploring “human injustices through art,” offers the work of several artists in many media on Governors Island through Sept. 25.
The death of a 5-month-old baby after a “cleansing” ritual has prompted calls to regulate the city’s dozens of unlicensed “healers” in Hispanic neighborhoods, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Diario de México offers a video of the traditional Mexican celebration of Guelaguetza in Poughkeepsie, New York.
While some of the estimated 10,000 immigrant day laborers in New York have better working conditions thanks to job centers, most are facing an unemployment crisis, El Diario/La Prensa reports.