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March 2004 Blog Posts (38)

Hispanic Women Lead in Management Jobs

About 21.4 percent of U.S. Hispanic women in the work force hold managerial or professional jobs, compared with 38.3 percent of total U.S. women in the work force. Approximately 14 percent of Hispanic men hold such positions.



Two-thirds of Hispanic women are employed in just two occupational sectors: technical, sales and administrative support (35.7 percent); and service (28.4 percent).…





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Added by NSHP Editor on March 31, 2004 at 8:43pm — No Comments

Hispanic Heritage Essay Contest offers scholarship

The national competition asks high school students to write about the contributions Hispanic people have made to American culture. Students in grades 9-12 should describe, in 500 words or less, why Hispanic heritage is important to everyone.



Ever heard of Sonia Nazario? What about Richard Carmona? You probably have heard of them, if you understand the impact Hispanic people have on modern society.



And even if you haven't, there's still time to research the topic and enter… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on March 30, 2004 at 7:21pm — No Comments

Louis Barajas, Latino Financial Expert, Teaches Lesson on Money Smarts

Louis Barajas, Latino speaker and best selling author of "The Latino Journey to Financial Greatness" resumes his conference tour as of April, 2004.



Redondo Beach, CA. March 29,2004 - Louis Barajas, Hispanic diversity speaker from the Latino Speakers Bureau and author of the best selling "The Latino Journey to Financial Greatness”, resumes his conferences in April, 2004 as he tours the US speaking about money smarts and financial topics.



Louis Barajas is an international… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on March 29, 2004 at 7:35pm — No Comments

Spanish newspapers, competition expanding in US

By Laura Wides, Associated Press, 3/28/2004



LOS ANGELES -- Naomi Osorio is typical of the readers driving a boom in Spanish-language newspapers across the United States. Osorio arrived in Southern California two decades ago from Nicaragua and easily glides between English and Spanish. But she prefers Spanish-language papers.



Her choice is not just about language. The 38-year-old cosmetics vendor said it's about reading news she can relate to, whether it's about immigration… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on March 29, 2004 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Hispanic Speakers Teach Sports Motivation and Peak Performance: Mountain climbing, the Olympics and a motivational message are t

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Redondo Beach, CA. March 29,2004. Hispanic Speakers Teach Sports Motivation and Peak Performance: Mountain climbing, the Olympics and a motivational message are the focus of Hispanic speakers in the U.S.



Dr. Joachim de Posada and Olympian Ruben Gonzalez partner in Latino Speakers Bureau, sharing high energy motivational messages around the world.



Dr. Joachim de Posada, the Hispanic success expert who has conducted sales and management seminars… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on March 29, 2004 at 1:18pm — No Comments

Four St. Louisans named to Gov.'s Hispanic commission

Ampy Kollman-Moore, of Wildwood, who owns an international business consulting firm; Rafael Nun Marin, of St. Charles, branch manager of U.S. Bank and owner of Nun Better Corp. consulting firm; Ana Pizarro, St. Louis, a social worker for the Catholic Community Services Hispanic Center; and Maria Zywiciel, St. Louis, president of Avanza Marketing Specialists and executive director of the St. Louis Hispanic Chamber of Commerce have been appointed by Missouri Gov. Bob Holden to serve on his new… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on March 29, 2004 at 1:04pm — No Comments

Miguel Abraham Elias

Has been named to preside over Kenner Mayor's Court, filling the first vacancy created when City Hall let all but two of the other judges go.

Elias, 31, was born in Puerto Rico and is the city's first Hispanic magistrate.

Added by NSHP Editor on March 29, 2004 at 12:49pm — No Comments

Spanish station reaches out to rural Hispanic population

by Annie Baxter



Long Prairie, Minn. — Sunday afternoons on KEYL Radio in Long Prairie, a show called Radio Variedades fills the airwaves with Mexican folk music. At the same time it fills a very real need. It's the only Spanish language media outlet in the area. Guadalupe and Yesenia Chavez, the two DJs, peer at each other from behind their microphones.



They're an uncle/niece team. Their two-and-half-hour program consists mostly of music, but they also read a children's… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on March 29, 2004 at 12:44pm — No Comments

Magda Yrizarry

WASHINGTON, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon's Magda Yrizarry has earned the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) Foundation's highest honor, the President's Award, for her commitment to Latino youth and the Hispanic community. Yrizarry, vice president-public policy and strategic affairs, will receive the award at the USHCC Legislative Awards dinner on Thursday (3/25).

Added by NSHP Editor on March 25, 2004 at 9:28pm — No Comments

Internship Opportunities

Each summer, internship and fellowship programs at CH2M HILL Hanford Group, Inc. (located in Richland, Washington) provide professional development for business, science and engineering students as well as graduate students and faculty members. These development opportunities at CH2M HILL Hanford Group enhance the education of the students and also promote collaboration among the academic, industrial, and government communities.



Interested candidates must register at www.awu.org. For… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on March 25, 2004 at 4:55pm — No Comments

Heritage Hispanic-American Style

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“There are 1001 role models in this book: astronauts, artists, scientists, entertainers, athletes, and centuries of men and women whose work changed

the world. We have been in the shadows for far…
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Added by NSHP Editor on March 25, 2004 at 4:20pm — No Comments

Louis Barajas

Louis Barajas, the author of the best seller, The Latino Journey to Financial Greatness, and well known financial advisor, has just been appointed the Small Business Coach for AOL Latino. His Small Business section will soon appear online.

Added by NSHP Editor on March 25, 2004 at 2:08pm — No Comments

A wide selection of old popular world renown artists

Songs of Almodovar



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Bola de Nieve, Chavela Vargas, La Lupe, Luz, Mina, Monna Bell,…
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Added by NSHP Editor on March 24, 2004 at 8:47pm — No Comments

Hispanic foster parents needed

Hispanic families in Collier County willing to take in foster children are in hot demand.



The Hispanic population in Collier County is growing and along with that comes an increasing number of Hispanic children in foster care. But the number of Hispanic families willing to be foster parents doesn't even come close to meeting the needs and child advocates say it's becoming a huge problem.



Youth Haven, an emergency shelter for children, is recruiting Hispanic families and… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on March 24, 2004 at 4:55pm — No Comments

Book calls Hispanic migration a 'threat'

An upcoming book from a renowned Harvard professor that calls Hispanic immigration a threat to the United States is drawing criticism from Miami's Hispanic intelligentsia -- even though the book seems to be torn between its suspicion and admiration of Miami.



Saying that mass migration from Mexico and other Latin countries is a ''threat'' to the United States, Harvard professor Samuel Huntington theorizes that 'the persistent inflow of Hispanic immigrants threatens to divide the… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on March 24, 2004 at 4:25pm — No Comments

Racism alleged in suit against Aramark

The Associated Press, CARSON CITY, NV, March 22 - Aramark Uniform Services and seven employees who work at or oversee its Sparks center have been named in a civil rights lawsuit that alleges race and age discrimination and harassment targeting black and Hispanic workers.



Also named in the lawsuit alleging numerous violations of federal civil rights laws was the uniform rental company's parent, Philadelphia-based Aramark Corporation.



The action was filed by one current and… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on March 23, 2004 at 4:11pm — No Comments

CubanAmerican Success Expert Goes on the Road

Dr. Joachim de Posada, a professional speaker and psychologist who has been a prestigious consultant in the world of sports, has been invited to represent North America as a guest speaker at the 3rd International Sports Forum to be held in Florianopolis, Brazil in April. A member of the Latino Speakers Bureau, he will share his high energy message of leadership and what it takes to succeed in sports with thousands of sports instructors and professionals who attend this event.

Joachim de… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on March 23, 2004 at 12:29pm — No Comments

Key legislation and its impact on Hispanic business

Washington, D.C. – Senator Harry Reid (D-NV), Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), and Representatives Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Nydia Velasquez (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Small Business Committee, will share their insight on key legislation and its impact on Hispanic business during a Legislative Briefing that will be held the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) 14th Annual Legislative Conference on March 24-25, 2004 at the Capital Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C.



The… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on March 22, 2004 at 8:55pm — No Comments

Police investigate claims company sold fake documents to Hispanic workers

CHARLESTON, S.C., Assoc. Press- Authorities are investigating after Hispanic employees working for a temporary staffing agency said the company sold them fake federal documents and did not pay them overtime.



The workers said L&L Services, LLC charged from $80 to $120 for phony resident immigration cards, commonly called green cards, and Social Security cards.



One worker said he bought two sets of documents under two different names. Other employees provided authorities… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on March 22, 2004 at 6:33pm — No Comments

Grants for Social Change

Grants for Social Change - Resist (www.resistinc.org)

Resist is a political organization committed to the goal of an equitable distribution of wealth and power through radical social change. Resist provides grants and loans to small budget, grassroots groups engaged in activist organizing and educational work within movements for social change.



Resist's areas of interest include community organizing and anti-racism projects; economic justice; environmental protection; the… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on March 22, 2004 at 12:54pm — No Comments

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