CHCI partners with State Farm to launch NextOpp for Latino students


    The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, with support from State Farm®, officially launched CHCI NextOpp, an innovative online database that provides Latino students access to academic and professional opportunities from middle school to graduate school, on Oct. 1 during CHCI's 37th Annual Public Policy Conference inWashington, D.C.  CHCI NextOpp will strengthen the Latino leadership pipeline that feeds the workforce of tomorrow. "The one-stop shop offered by NextOpp helps level the
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HSF Announces Inductees for 13th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame Gala

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

    The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) announced today its 2014 inductees for the Alumni Hall of Fame Gala.  The event, set to take place on October 8, 2014, at Cipriani Wall Street in New York, gives special recognition to an extraordinary group of individuals who demonstrate – through their achievements, leadership, and excellence – how a college education can transform the lives of students, their families, and their communities. The 2014 Alumni Hall of Fame inductees include Corporate
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Professional Diversity Network to host Diversity Career Fair in Philadelphia


    Today, Professional Diversity Network, Inc., announced it will host a Professional & Technology Diversity Career Fair in Philadelphia, PA for diverse professionals including women, veterans, African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans, people with disabilities and members of the LGBT community.   The free event will take place on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the Embassy Suites Philadelphia Airport, 9000 Bartram Avenue Philadelphia, PA,
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NSU gets $2.85 Million Grant from U.S. Department of Education for Hispanic graduate-level degrees


    Nova Southeastern University (NSU) has been awarded a $2.85 million Post-Baccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans (PPOHA) grant, through the U.S. Department of Education's Title V program. The grant, led by NSU's Gregory Simco, Ph.D., and Meline Kevorkian, Ed.D., who serve as co-administrators of the grant, will be used to expand post-baccalaureate educational opportunities and post-baccalaureate academic offerings for Hispanic college students and students from ethnically diverse
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Chef Lorena Garcia creates recipes for National Pork Board to honor Hispanic traditions


    The National Pork Board is launching “Sabrosos Momentos con Chef Lorena Garcia” (Flavor-Filled Moments with Chef Lorena Garcia) with the first of a two-part multimedia series containing three pork-inspired video recipes and educational videos showcasing three popular pork cuts: the tenderloin, ribs and shoulder, featuring one of the country's most popular Latina chefs. “The main inspiration for my cooking is to bring loved ones together to enjoy wonderful food,” Chef Garcia said. “It is
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LAPR Latino launches IndieGogo campaign to raise capital for multicultural division


  The LA-based, client-centric public relations boutique, Lynch Archer PR Entertainment, has launched an  IndieGoGocampaign with donation perks ranging from exclusive access to audience seating at popular TV show tapings to invitations to "Hollywood" red carpet events.  Timed to coincide with Hispanic Heritage Month, the objective of the LAPR Latino two-week IndieGoGo campaign is to raise venture capital for the creation of a multicultural PR division that will provide Latino talent – actors,
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TotallyHer Media announces launch of Momtastic Latina section


  TotallyHer Media's Momtastic announced today the launch of the all-new Momtastic Latina section, sponsored by American Family Insurance (AFI). Speaking directly to the Momtastic's rapidly growing Hispanic readership, the Latina section launch coincides with Hispanic Heritage Month, and incorporates American Family Insurance's initiative, Por Ellos, Si Podemos (Because of Them, We Can). Serving as a platform to celebrate, educate, and motivate the Hispanic community, Momtastic's Latina section will
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Tri-State area McDonald’s Recognize Baseball Legend Mariano Rivera During McDonald’s “Celebrando Nuestras Leyendas” Celebration


  The men and women who own McDonald's restaurants throughout the New York Tri-State Area are proud to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by recognizing baseball legend Mariano Rivera as part of the McDonald's "Celebrando Nuestras Leyendas" (Celebrating our Legends) program. Now in its third edition, the program pays tribute to iconic Hispanic figures whose influence has been woven into the fabric of American pop-culture. Rivera's leadership and dedication on and off the field exemplifies the meaning of a true
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