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Celebrating Latinas for Women’s History Month

This month, we’re celebrating women and their contributions to art, civil rights, technology, media, politics, science, and more. Without women, our society wouldn’t be what it is today, and they often don’t get the recognition they deserve. Everyone knows Thomas Edison invented the lightbulb and that Neil Armstrong was the

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Black History Month & Latinos: Black, Latino, Both?

February is Black History Month, and Latinos also have reason to celebrate. Findings of the Pew Research Center report that out of 46.8 million people who identified as Black in the U.S., 5% percent were Black Hispanic. This percentage amounts to 2.4 million people spread throughout the country, with the

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Datos que debe conocer sobre la Ley Federal Sin Sorpresas

El primero de enero entró en vigencia la Ley Federal Ley Sin Sorpresas. Esta nueva normativa permite proteger a los pacientes de pagar cargos médicos inesperados o facturas sorpresa cuando reciben atención medica de emergencia o algún tratamiento efectuado por hospitales o profesionales que no estén dentro de la red

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English Language Learners, Equity in Education and the Impact to Employers

Across the United States, 5 million students are learning English through participation in language learning programs, and the number of multilingual learners has increased by at least 60% over the last decade, according to a Brookings Institution report. English Language Learners (ELL) are the fastest-growing population group in U.S. public

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This Is Our Shot: It’s Time to Get Vaccinated

It’s time for our younger generations and others without underlying medical conditions to get their COVID-19 vaccinations since they have now been made widely available to the general public. Medical experts have worked tirelessly on several vaccines to make them safe and effective at preventing you from contracting COVID-19 or

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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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