Post Tagged with: "Latinos"

Latinos on Roosevelt Avenue Hope that Trump Will Change

Latinos on Roosevelt Avenue Hope that Trump Will Change

Elections 2016, Immigration, New York November 11, 2016 at 5:16 pm

On election night Latinos on Roosevelt Ave. expressed hope that Trump, once in power, will have a change of heart and will not deport immigrants, Queens Latino reports.

Education programs change according to the use made of computers and other technologies.
(La Opinion File Photo via El Diario La Prensa)

Study: Latino Kids Use Electronic Gadgets More Than Non-Latinos

Education, In the News, Latino, Technology, Youth January 6, 2014 at 1:49 pm

Latino children use computers and tablets more than their non-Latino peers, but their parents fret that they cannot afford access to technologies they believe will help their children to advance academically, reports El Diario-La Prensa.

World Aids Day observed at the White House (Photo by Ted Eytan, Creative Commons license)

Opinion: Fighting for an AIDS-Free Generation

Health, Latino, Opinion December 2, 2013 at 8:53 pm

Hispanic Federation President José Calderón, in an opinion piece for El Diario-La Prensa, urges at-risk Latinos to get tested for HIV.

Latino voters in New York  City (Photo by Humberto Arellano via El Diario)

Latinos Expect Representation in de Blasio Administration

Elections 2013, Latino, Politics November 8, 2013 at 2:35 pm

Bill de Blasio received the backing of just two Latino politicians, but community leaders hope that the mayor-elect, who ran as the “inclusive” candidate, will award Latinos key appointments, El Diario-La Prensa reports.

Construction workers in Manhattan, where 74 percent of fatal falls involve Latino and/or immigrant workers, 13 percent less than Brooklyn and 14 percent less than Queens. (Photo by Tinnytintin, Creative Commons license)

Immigrants Majority of Construction Site Deaths

Immigration, Labor, Latino November 5, 2013 at 3:14 pm

Amsterdam News reports that 74 percent of fatal falls on construction sites in the city involve a Latino and/or immigrant worker – with even higher percentages in Queens and Brooklyn, according to a recent study.

Stefany Vega helps her friend Lucy Martínez adjust her outfit. Martínez is the Queen of the Pollera (the dress) in Panamá and she has represented Panamá the world over wearing it. (Photo by Mariana Romina Marcaletti/Voices of NY)

A ‘Happy People’ Celebrate a Shared History

Culture, Featured Posts, Latino, Traditions October 15, 2013 at 5:49 pm

The Hispanic Day Parade is an opportunity for young Latinos to learn about their roots and traditions.

Adolfo Carrión hopes to wake the Latino "sleeping giant" by the November mayoral elections. (Photo by Javier Castaño via Queens Latino)

Carrión Carries On Despite Low Poll Numbers

Education, Elections 2013 October 14, 2013 at 2:28 pm

Despite the odds stacked against him, Adolfo Carrión trudges onward with his campaign for mayor, vying for voters and press attention as the Independence Party candidate this November, reports Gotham Gazette and Queens Latino.

(From L to R) Maite Junco, Erica González,  Debralee Santos,  Carlos Vargas Ramos and Raysa Castillo at the CCEM-EDLP panel on October 2. (Voices of NY photo)

Panelists Discuss Latino Issues in Mayoral Race, Carrión’s Run

Elections 2013, Latino, Politics, Video October 7, 2013 at 11:02 am

Experts discussed Latino issues and the candidacy of Adolfo Carrión at a panel organized by the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, reports El Diario-La Prensa and LatinTrends.

(Photo by Mark T.Fahey/Voices of NY)

Alzheimer’s Educators Reach Out to Hispanics

Featured Posts, Health, Latino, Voices' Picks September 27, 2013 at 12:59 pm

With studies suggesting that Alzheimer’s disease is more prevalent in Hispanics, experts gathered to address community concerns.

Photo by Brianne Barry

Numbers, Clout Stay the Same for Latino Pols

Elections 2013, Latino, Politics September 13, 2013 at 11:56 am

After some election year shuffling, Latino presence in the City Council and State Assembly is virtually unchanged.

Quinn Zooms in on Coveted Latino Vote

Quinn Zooms in on Coveted Latino Vote

Elections 2013, Latino September 9, 2013 at 8:41 pm

With her poll numbers sinking, the mayoral hopeful has been aggressively campaigning in Latino neighborhoods.

Supporters of citixenship rights for all imiigrants at the 50th anniversary of the march on washington dc (Photo via YWCA USA)

A Dream Unfulfilled for Latinos

History, Latino August 30, 2013 at 7:28 pm

Latinos attending the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington spoke of their desire for immigration reform, the preservation of voting rights and an end to discrimination, reports El Diario-La Prensa.

(Photo by Alan Greig, Creative Commons license)

Stop-and-Frisk Ruling Finds Cheers and Jeers

African American, Crime, Featured Posts, Government August 16, 2013 at 5:40 pm

The ruling of stop-and-frisk ignited plenty of reactions, no less in the pages of the community media.

(Photo by Víctor Matos via El Diario/La Prensa)

Stigma, Costs, Language Barriers Complicate Mental Illness for Latinos

Health, Latino August 15, 2013 at 6:23 pm

Mental illness remains a taboo in society, especially in the Latino community, preventing people from seeking help, reports El Diario-La Prensa.

(Photo by Jehangir Khattak/Voices of NY)

Public Advocate Candidates Square Off in Lively Forum

Elections 2013, Featured Posts, Politics, Voices' Picks August 12, 2013 at 6:39 pm

The candidates had many disagreements during the exchange sponsored by the Center for Community and Ethnic Media.