Los Angeles Archbishop Elected as President of Catholic Bishops Group
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Los Angeles Archbishop Elected as President of Catholic Bishops Group
Congressman Chuy García
Back in 1977 when they were called the Spanish Coalition for Jobs, the National Latino Education Institute helped me find a job as a paralegal at the Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago, which turned out to be a life-changing experience for me. I’m happy they remain a guiding light for our community because their work is more important now than ever. Thank you for presenting me with the Alumni Leadership award and for the significant role you played in my career.
En el año 1977, cuando se llamaban Spanish Coalition for Jobs, NLEI me ayudó a encontrar trabajo como asistente de abogado en la Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago, una experiencia que cambió mi vida para siempre. Me alegra que sigan siendo una luz guía para nuestra comunidad porque su trabajo es más importante ahora que nunca. Gracias por otorgarme el premio Alumni Leadership y por el rol tan significativo que jugaron en mi carrera.
Chicago Mayor's Office
CONVERSATION WITH THE MAYOR: Tune in for a conversation with Mayor Lightfoot about diversity, inclusion, and leadership.
"We were able to show our cultures," says Sonia Manzano, who played Maria on Sesame Street, "and that we had hopes and dreams like everybody else."
NAHJ Chicago welcomes newest member, Yukare Nakayama - NAHJ Chicago
Her name is Yukare Nakayama. That’s [ YOO-kah-ray] [NAH-kah-yah-mah]. And she’s a proud Latina journalist and new NAHJ Chicago member. Nakayama was just hired on as ABC 7 Chicago’s newest Community Journalist but the American University grad is no stranger to the area. Nakayame grew up in nort...
Social Media Producer (Chicago, IL, USA)
PURPOSE OF THE POSITION To help create a morning news, multi-platform experience for the CBS Chicago audience. The Social Media Producer will develop and execute daily social media campaigns to engage people in our morning show content before, during and after the broadcast and help set the agend
News Reporter, Telemundo (Chicago, IL, USA)
WSNS-TV, Telemundo Chicago, is a Spanish language TV station in one of the top markets in the country. We are looking for an experienced, hard-working, impartial news reporter. Candidate must have great Spanish-writing skills who can develop and produce content for broadcast and digital platforms.
NAHJ Executive Director launches palabra. - NAHJ
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Battling a heated climate at the intersection of politics, media, and
Police said they arrested a 61-year-old white male suspect and are investigating the case as a hate crime.
The Gads Hill Center celebrated its new $7 million facility in Brighton Park in late October hoping to fill gaps in social services.
Ald. Gilbert Villegas (36) is gunning to replace former State Rep. Luis Arroyo (D-Chicago) — who resigned from the Illinois House Friday, a week after being arrested on corruption charges — as 36th…
Advertising revenue that used to support journalism now goes to companies like mine. We have a plan to help fix that.
New Little Village mural completed in time for annual Mexican Day of the Dead celebrations
The mural, ‘Celebrando Comunidad,’ wraps around Nuevo Leon, a restaurant at 26th Street and Lawndale Avenue.
America's rapidly changing racial makeup
Data shows expanding diversity will be the theme of this century's demographic shift.
A Smithsonian Latino Museum? The House holds its first hearing on it.
Chicago Small Business Center
Listen to the #SmartBusinessChicago podcast episode featuring Manny Flores of SomerCor talking about connecting entrepreneurs to financial institutions.
Listen here: https://soundcloud.com/chicagobacp/ep-50-catalyst-for-capital
Public comment ends Friday for a proposed rule raising the burden of proof on complainants in federal housing discrimination cases.
Bárcena, who last year became the first woman to hold her position, discusses immigration and the political relationship between the U.S. and Mexico.
Governor JB Pritzker
It’s an honor to host my first annual Governor’s Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration!
Illinoisans have cultural roots that stem from every corner of the earth, and I’m proud to serve a state that can celebrate so much diversity – including within this community.
This month is a time to give people who call their heritage Hispanic – or Latino, or Latina, or Latinx – a space to embrace their traditions right here in our state – and offer other Illinoisans the opportunity to learn more about our state’s cultural heritage, too.
CHICAGO – Over the last few decades, within every level of government, latino representation has certainly increased. In Chicago, the Latino Caucus has become one of the most dynamic, but leaders said they still have a long way to go. Following the election this year, the city council has many new...
In 1960, John F. Kennedy was in the midst of a historical election bid, one he would win by a mere 8,858 votes in Illinois, thanks, so it’s said, to Mayor Richard J. Daley’s legendary Democratic Machine. Republican William Stratton was the state’s governor. Manufacturing towns like Galesbur...
I am sorry Jeffrey Dale had to quit his job to take a stand, but I applaud his commitment to our craft and his respect for communities of color.
Day of the Dead: Loving tributes to family who have died on display at Pilsen museum
In Illinois, students of color comprise more than half of the school population , but their teachers are overwhelmingly white . And even when schools
Afro-Latinos see step forward with increased visibility of network anchor Ilia Calderón
An Afro-Latina anchor is a start, but “Latinos are conditioned to thinking that Spanish ancestry is better - a preferential part of our DNA."
New Dia de Los Muertos mural painted in Little Village: ‘I think that our youth deserve to see some colors on our walls’
New Dia de Los Muertos mural in Little Village features colorful depictions of skull figurines moving through a field of marigolds, holding various offerings for an ofrenda, or altar.
Chicago/Midwest Chapter: National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
Nominations Announced - https://mailchi.mp/02c570c987df/nominations-announced
The literary festival brings together expression across borders but also across disciplines, including visual art, music and film.
A five-page list of complaints prompt federal, state and county lawmakers from Chicago to visit the Jerome Combs Detention Center.
The congresswoman sparred with the chief of the Detroit police department, saying the force should only hire black analysts who work with facial recognition technology.
Chicago Mayor's Office
The history of Latinx and Hispanic Americans in Chicago is long and rich—they form the backbone of strong neighborhoods in our city and across the country. From creating businesses and jobs, and serving in our military, the contributions of Latinx and Hispanic Americans are absolutely immeasurable. Happy National Hispanic Heritage Month.
‘This Seemed Impossible’: Deported Army Veteran Is Now An American Citizen
Facing a return to Mexico, Perez said, “I’m just glad, happy and thankful that I made it back alive.”
'Roma' star Yalitza Aparicio named UNESCO ambassador for indigenous peoples
The Oscar-nominee hopes to work alongside indigenous peoples to fight for equal education and preserve both their cultural heritage and environmental knowledge.
"Me taking the oath for the constitution, the country and the flag — it's something that's in my heart," said Miguel Perez Jr., who was granted citizenship today.
After getting deported and serving time for a drug conviction, Perez is a U.S. citizen, thanks to Gov. Pritzker's pardon.
Juan Pérez Jr. joins the POLITICO Pro education team in November, covering both K-12 and higher education. Perez is a familiar name to Playbook as he had been a Chicago Tribune reporter covering education, government and politics for six years there. He served as the Tribune's lone beat reporter for the Chicago Board of Education and the Chicago Public Schools system. Perez previously covered city issues for the Omaha World-Herald--and is a proud graduate of the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, where he was the news editor of the Daily Nebraskan - via POLITICO: https://www.politico.com/newsletters/illinois-playbook/2019/10/04/schiff-disses-trump-during-illinois-visit-dc-brings-gun-hearing-to-chicago-kinzinger-on-trump-485292
SCHAUMBURG, Ill. — The man accused of driving an SUV into the Woodfield Mall could be sentenced to 20 years in prison if he`s convicted of the terrorism count he’s been charged with. However, Javier Garcia’s family said he is not a terrorist — just a man who suffers from several mental healt...
Chicago’s 66% response rate in the 2010 census was among the worst of any big U.S. city. This year’s 75% goal won’t be easy amid a cloud of fear caused by workplace enforcement action.
A federal court upholds the FCC's repeal of Obama-era rules, but slams the agency for preempting state net neutrality laws.
A federal judge in a ruling released Tuesday sided with Harvard University in a Trump administration-backed challenge to the elite school's use of race in admissions — the first decision in a case widely believed to become the Supreme Court’s next opening to ban affirmative action.
Leaving out the only Latino in the presidential race also resurfaced criticism of having then-candidate Donald Trump guest host after he called Mexicans "rapists."
Miguel Perez came to the U.S. from Mexico as a child, and served in Afghanistan in the early 2000s. After being deported last year, he was pardoned by Gov. J.B. Pritzker and is now back in Chicago. He joins us in discussion.
Several Congressional Hispanic Caucus members have quietly lobbied CHC Chairman Joaquin Castro to persuade his brother Julián to drop out of the presidential race and run for Senate in Texas.
Airbnb looks to increase economic opportunities for underserved communities with the help of the NAACP.
With renewed civic spotlight on rebuilding the city’s South and West sides, JPMorgan Chase and Fifth Third Bank will on Wednesday announce six other banks and foundations are joining their year-old Entrepreneurs of Color Fund — hiking to $9.1 million the pot available to minority-owned businesse...
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