Post Tagged with: "National Institute for Latino Policy"

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El Diario: A Dying Newspaper Writes Its Final Pages

Featured Posts, Latino, Media, New York, Voices' Picks January 25, 2016 at 10:21 pm

Some are concerned that El Diario, now manned by a skeleton crew and forced to work with dwindling resources, has lost the influence it once wielded as the city’s largest and oldest Spanish-language newspaper.

(Photo by Melanie Bencosme/Voices of NY)

El Diario’s Publisher Steps Down

Latino, Media November 1, 2013 at 11:03 pm

Rossana Rosado has stepped down just days after the paper wrapped up its 100th anniversary celebration with a party at Grand Central Terminal. But one political analyst worries her departure could spell bad news for the paper.

Community activist Andrea Veras faces a difficult primary battle against former Assemblyman Rory Lancman for the 24th District seat in Queens. (Photo via El Diario-La Prensa)

Dominican Runs Uphill Council Race in Queens

Dominican, Elections 2013, Politics, Queens September 3, 2013 at 4:05 pm

Community activist Andrea Veras seeks to represent the diverse 24th district in the City Council. She faces many hurdles in the Democratic primary against former Assemblyman Rory Lancman, who has raised 12 times as much funding and has received more union support.

Latino Think Tank Marks 30 Years Being ‘a Joke’ and ‘a Lie’

Latino Think Tank Marks 30 Years Being ‘a Joke’ and ‘a Lie’

In the News, Latino, Opinion January 29, 2013 at 3:20 pm

The Latino community celebrated the anniversary of the National Institute for Latino Policy by joyfully mocking founder Angelo Falcón. The night didn’t end before he got his revenge.

Angelo Falcón is President of the National Institute for Latino Policy. (Photo via NiLP)

After Almost a Century, El Diario’s Days May be Numbered

Media, Opinion July 23, 2012 at 1:44 pm

El Diario La Prensa’s recent change in ownership has raised fears that the almost century-old Spanish-language daily’s future is uncertain, wrote Angelo Falcón, president of the National Institute for Latino Policy, in a column that was widely re-posted over the last week.

Parents and students from the Shuang Wen School protested in support of its former principal yesterday. (Photo by Liu Daqi/World Journal)

Voices in Focus: Parents Rally to Support Former Shuang Wen Principal

Education, Labor April 25, 2012 at 1:25 pm

News that the Department of Education plans to fire the beloved former principal of the Shuang Wen School angered some parents; a new cleaning co-op for Upper Manhattan; immigrant activism highlighted at MetroFocus; and a poll reveals divisions along racial lines among New York City voters.