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Chinese New Year Kicks-Off Celebration of Asian Communities

The Chinese New Year officially began on February 12th and its celebration took place on February 26th. The Chinese New Year is the transition between zodiac signs, and 2021 is characterized for being the year of the Ox, a valued animal among Chinese culture because of its positive attributions for

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1 Year of Covid-19: The Light at the End of the Tunnel

By: Melissa Onate On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 as a global pandemic, changing our lives and the way we navigate the world in unimaginable ways. One year later, we are still reeling from the effects of Covid-19. About 29 million people have been infected,

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Influential Women in Our Community

By: Melissa Onate In celebration of Women’s History Month, we are recognizing some Latinas who have helped build our community and are making a difference in the world. From supreme court justices, astronauts, to stay-at-home moms, we celebrate influential women and the important contributions women have made and continue to

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Maryland Latinos Unidos (MLU) Welcomes New Officers for 2021

(Baltimore, MD) – Maryland Latinos Unidos (MLU) – a recently created program of Maryland Nonprofits (MANO) – is pleased to welcome its first slate of officers effective February 1, 2021. The organization was launched in October 2020. Chair: Veronica Cool, Founder & Managing Director, Cool & Associates Vice-Chair: Luis Gutierrez, President

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How do Latinos Prepare for New Year’s?

Ringing in the New Year it is the perfect time to reflect upon the previous year and set goals for the upcoming year. Whether you are celebrating at home with your family and friends, or you find yourself in a foreign country, consider including some of these popular Latino traditions

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It Really Is an Entire HOLIDAY SEASON of Celebrations for Latinos

Latinos and “The Holidays” are a cultural match made in heaven. Those of you without Hispanic roots likely have a number of usual things you do during the five weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day – office parties, drinks with friends, family Christmas breakfast or dinner, lots of presents

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