Post Tagged with: "latinas"

(Photo from LUPE PAC via Reporte Hispano)

Getting Out the Latina Vote in NJ

Elections 2018, Latino, Metro Area, Women September 24, 2018 at 3:14 pm

A Latina political group met in Newark, New Jersey, to motivate the community to vote in November and to push for increased representation at the state and national level, reports Reporte Hispano.

(Photo by Steve Rhodes, Flickr Creative Commons License)

Immigration Status Isolates Victims of Domestic Violence

Crime, In the News, Latino, Mexican, Queens, Women July 16, 2013 at 4:05 pm

In the death of Mexican immigrant Viridiana Victorio during a domestic attack at her home, the silence of her relatives and neighbors is the culprit that nobody mentions, and the main reason why the future of her three children is uncertain, reports El Diario-La Prensa.

Jacqueline Rios cries as she recalls how the nonprofit suicide prevention program for Hispanic teens saved her life. Council member Julissa Ferreras is standing to Rios's left, and Beatriz Coronel, the suicide prevention program coordinator, stands on her right on the New York City Hall steps on June 20. (Photo by Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

Report Sets Off Alarms on Latina Teen Suicide

Health, Latino July 12, 2012 at 3:43 pm

A recent survey on teenage risk behaviors brought renewed attention to the worrying rates of attempted suicide among Latina teens, reported El Correo de Queens and The Epoch Times. The federal survey found that that Hispanic girls considered or attempted suicide at dramatically higher rates than non-Hispanic teens.

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Voices in Focus: Forward Wins Battle to Display Washington’s Letter to Jews

Health, History May 14, 2012 at 1:19 pm

A victory for a newspaper that has campaigned for the public display of George Washington’s 1790 letter to Jews; Tony Avella defends his push for English signage; some advice for Latinas on how to deal with postpartum depression; and a new mural in Queens offers education with its art.

Paola Cancillieri (Photo by Martha Puentes / Aligned Visions Enterprises)

Video Campaign Pokes Fun at Stereotypes of Latinos

Culture, Latino, Mexican, Video March 29, 2012 at 3:30 pm

The Mexican actress and television host Paola Cancillieri has some fun with stereotypes of Latinos this YouTube video, which is part of the “Being Latino” campaign. In an interview with the Queens Courier, the T.V. personality explained the campaign and why she got involved.