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February 2004 Blog Posts (29)

HSF Launched National "THINK COLLEGE!" Week

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Students from the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) Scholar Chapter Network today launched National THINK COLLEGE! Week, an initiative they designed to spread the word to younger Hispanic students about the importance of a college education and to get more Hispanic students thinking about going to college.



From March 1 through March 7, student members of the network, which includes HSF Scholar Chapters at 20 colleges and universities nationwide,… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on February 27, 2004 at 8:42pm — No Comments

BBC and La Opinión launch online partnership

The BBC and La Opinión, the largest Spanish-language newspaper in the U.S., have made the content of their online sites mutually available via a hyperlink agreement.



The agreement will bring readers of bbcmundo.com closer to news about the large and influential Hispanic community in the U.S. with a direct access to laopinion.com, while the visitors to the La Opinión website will find links to bbcmundo.com homepage, sports, science and economy sections. La Opinión also offers links to… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on February 27, 2004 at 5:07pm — No Comments

Monica Lozano

The publisher and chief executive officer of the Spanish-language daily newspaper La Opinion received a humanitarian award from The Salvadoran Committee El Piche, which aids poor communities in El Salvador and Los Angeles. Monica Lozano was honored for her leadership in the Hispanic community and her work promoting health care, education and culture.

Added by NSHP Editor on February 26, 2004 at 8:45pm — No Comments

Juan Maldonado

Capt. Maldonado, who will leave the Police department in September, was honored by the Denver Police Latino Organization for his contributions to Latino officers. Maldonado is one of the most respected members of the command staff. A year and a half ago, officers voted Maldonado the most trustworthy of the command staff.

Added by NSHP Editor on February 26, 2004 at 8:33pm — No Comments

Conference about Leadership -in Spanish

The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA ) has accepted an 8-hour course on leadership (Leading Leaders: The Real Role of the EH&S Professional) which is the only one, among more than 70 courses, that will be given in Spanish during the 2004 American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition (May 08 -13, in Atlanta, GA) and, at least in the last 5 years, is the only one given in another language than English.



This is an achievement for the Hispanic Environmental,… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on February 26, 2004 at 2:09pm — No Comments

AARP outreach to Hispanic communities

A campaign designed to raise awareness of the needs of people over the age of 50, with a particular focus on diversity, has been launched by the nonprofit, AARP Arizona.



"AARP Arizona wants to see that its statewide membership in the coming years reflects the diversity of Arizona's population and also that the mutual interests and values of our members are defined," said AARP Arizona State Director David Mitchell. "Some of the issues include better health care, affordable… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on February 25, 2004 at 7:34pm — No Comments

Jacqueline Hernandez-Fallous

People en Español, the best-selling Hispanic magazine in the U.S., today named Jacqueline Hernandez-Fallous publisher. Hernandez-Fallous will oversee the business operations of the Spanish-language monthly. She has more than 16 years of experience in advertising sales and brand development, and is a six-year Time Warner veteran, having worked at both Time Inc. and Turner Broadcasting.

Added by NSHP Editor on February 24, 2004 at 4:44pm — No Comments

Hispanic groups launching recruitment drive

New Jersey, NJ- Hispanic organizations will meet today to launch a recruitment campaign aimed at increasing the number of minorities in law enforcement in Jersey City, said Frank Molina, president of the Hispanic American Law Enforcement Association.



"The purpose of this press conference is to encourage the recruitment of minority candidates for the Jersey City Police Department," Molina said.



The Puerto Rican Association for Community Organization is also taking part in… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on February 23, 2004 at 8:48pm — No Comments

$25M Program To Boost Hispanic Home Ownership

DALLAS, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Congressman Jeb Hensarling today joined Freddie Mac and a coalition of local non-profit groups, Hispanic organizations, and national lenders to launch En Su Casa Dallas, a comprehensive new $15 million effort to expand Hispanic homeownership opportunities and strengthen Dallas-area neighborhoods. This innovative, public-private partnership is designed to simultaneously help families overcome many personal homeownership barriers while stimulating the… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on February 20, 2004 at 5:51pm — No Comments

Moises "Moe" Vela Jr.

The former senior advisor of hispanic affairs to former Vice President Al Gore -Moises "Moe" Vela Jr., has been named chief operating officer and director of marketing of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) announced Chairman Gary Acosta. Vela will mobilize the 14,000-member, non-profit trade organization and lead an expansion from its national headquarters in San Diego.

Added by NSHP Editor on February 20, 2004 at 5:45pm — No Comments

The U.S. Hispanic Electorate Report

Santa Barbara, CA--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--February 10, 2004--The Democratic Party is losing some of its footing with the Hispanic electorate in a shift that could be pivotal for over twenty states in November’s presidential election, according to the HispanTelligence (R) research report – 2004 U.S. Hispanic Electorate: Profile, Issues and Projections – released by Hispanic Business Inc. The data rich report shows a drop of 6.5 percent from 2000 to 2003 in Hispanic Democrats. The timely report also… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on February 13, 2004 at 7:02pm — No Comments

Elaine Mendoza

Local businesswoman Elaine Mendoza officially took over as chairwoman of the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce for 2004 on January. Mendoza took over the reins of the oldest and one of the largest Hispanic chambers in the United States. It advocates on behalf of small-, women- and minority-owned business issues and represents 1,600 members.

Added by NSHP Editor on February 13, 2004 at 6:26pm — No Comments

Es la guerra!

The Southampton Press is about to launch a new Spanish-language weekly, Nuestra Prensa (Our Press), on the East End of Long Island.



It is the second Spanish-language weekly to announce launch plans this spring in what is likely to become a battle for the Hamptons. Earlier this week, ad man, restaurateur and East End newspaper publisher Jerry Della Femina said he was going to start publishing a free Spanish weekly called El Independiente, starting in April.



Nuestra Prensa… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on February 13, 2004 at 6:18pm — No Comments

Marisa Murillo

Has been appointed to serve as regional president of the Hispanic National Bar Association. The Hispanic National Bar Association represents the interest of Hispanic attorneys, judges, law professors, law graduates, law students, legal administrators, legal assistants and paralegals in the United States.

Added by NSHP Editor on February 13, 2004 at 6:01pm — No Comments

Marketing to American Latinos

An in-culture approach to American Latinos
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This book has a very interesting…
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Added by NSHP Editor on February 12, 2004 at 8:49pm — No Comments

Latino Keynote Speakers Network to Share Their Message.

Latino Keynote Speakers Network to Share Their Message.



The new Latino Speakers Bureau, brings together top keynote Latino Speakers who are best-selling authors, experts in diverse professional areas and inspirational voices in their communities.



Redondo Beach, CA (PRWEB) September 22, 2003 – “The time has come for Latinos to share their stories and we welcome that”, says Leonor McCall-Rodriguez, President and founder of the Latino Speakers Bureau. The new Bureau, founded… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on February 12, 2004 at 7:24pm — No Comments

Latin, local business leaders to convene in Gables

By Samantha Joseph



The Organization of American States this month will bring the first of more than a dozen meetings to Coral Gables.



The Feb. 23 event will allow 150 executives with business interests in Latin America to analyze the Declaration of Nuevo Leon, signed by the heads of 34 nations at last month's Monterrey Summit of the Americas in Mexico.



The event at the Biltmore Hotel will match Florida business experts with OAS and Latin American and local… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on February 11, 2004 at 3:47pm — No Comments

Latin, local business leaders to convene in Gables

By Samantha Joseph





The Organization of American States this month will bring the first of more than a dozen meetings to Coral Gables.

The Feb. 23 event will allow 150 executives with business interests in Latin America to analyze the Declaration of Nuevo Leon, signed by the heads of 34 nations at last month's Monterrey Summit of the Americas in Mexico.



The event at the Biltmore Hotel will match Florida business experts with OAS and Latin American and local… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on February 11, 2004 at 3:47pm — No Comments

Mixed Hispanic reaction to Bush worker plan

WASHINGTON -- Hispanics are evenly divided over President Bush’s plan to give undocumented immigrants temporary visas to remain in the country, but a majority prefers legislation that would grant permanent residency, a national poll released Thursday shows.



The poll of 800 Hispanics found that 42 percent supported Bush’s proposal, which he unveiled earlier this month to Congress. Only 20 percent opposed it. The remaining 38 percent were unaware of it or did not have an… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on February 10, 2004 at 6:32pm — No Comments

No single marketing approach fits diverse Hispanic population

Retailers, real estate developers and financial markets are marketing to Hispanics, but many of those companies lump this diverse population into one group. And that's a sure way to miss addressing a fast-growing market estimated to reach $1 trillion in buying power nationally by 2008, marketing experts said Wednesday.



"I would erase the word Latino or Hispanic. It's a marketing issue," said Earl de Berge, research director and chairman of Phoenix-based Behavior Research Center, at a… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on February 9, 2004 at 6:05pm — No Comments

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