Post Tagged with: "apps"

(Photo via Bushwick Daily)

One-on-One Language Meetups

Business, Technology May 16, 2017 at 3:26 pm

A new app, Lexody, promises to bring together people eager to learn other languages through language “dates,” reports Bushwick Daily.

Carlos Beltrán, with his parents María Beltrán and Joaquín Avelar and his older sisters Noemy and Deysi. (Photo provided to El Diario)

Young Queens College Immigrants Prevail at a Tech Contest

Education, New York, Technology April 13, 2017 at 3:59 pm

A team of Queens College immigrant students won a coding challenge by creating an app that helps students find college grants and scholarships, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Safeena Mecklai and Tunisha Walker present the new MWBE Connect NY app, designed to help entrepreneurs find public contracts. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

An App to Match Minority-Owned Businesses with Public Contracts

Business, New York, Women February 1, 2017 at 12:04 pm

Two New York entrepreneurs have launched an app to help minority- and women-owned businesses (MWBE) know about government contracts and the process to obtain them, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Voices in Focus: Jews Think Better of American Muslims Than of Evangelicals

Voices in Focus: Jews Think Better of American Muslims Than of Evangelicals

Crime, Religion May 4, 2012 at 12:21 pm

A poll shows that American Jews have a higher opinion of American Muslims than they do of Christian evangelicals; a new app to report racial profiling at the airport; Etan Patz case brings attention to 14 other young children who disappeared since 1979; and a Filipino mayor in Pennsylvania who persisted despite racism.

Voices in Focus: Memories of ‘La Chiva’

Culture, Immigration, Video March 14, 2012 at 12:06 pm

A Colombian journalist reflects on being an outsider in her homeland and an immigrant here; the threat of deportation hangs over a young activist; an update on 2010’s Chinatown fire; and an app for immigrants facing arrest or detention.