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Latinos

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Hispanics Seem Forgotten In Civil Rights History

An interesting and provocative piece appeared as a Commentary in Education Week by Nicholas Dauphine, a senior in high school in San Antonio, Texas.

06/24/2014

(KYW's Larry Kane)

Analysis: Latinos In Government

The political power of Latinos in America is growing.

03/10/2013

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Teachers, Students And Parents Gather To Protest Closing Of 37 Philadelphia Schools

The rally was organized by the Philadelphia Coalition Advocating for Public Schools and Juntos, a non-profit that works for equal rights for the Latino immigrant community.

01/29/2013

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Nominations Being Taken For October’s Hispanic Choice Awards

The Hispanic Choice Awards will return for the 9th year this October, but anyone wishing to submit a nomination can do so now through June 30th.

06/08/2012

Hispanic Choice Awards

The Hispanic Choice Awards will be held Oct. 16, 2012.

06/07/2012

(Cynthia Figueroa, president of "Congreso."  Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Positively Philadelphia: ‘Congreso,’ Serving the Local Latino Community

“We are a multi-service organization. We focus on four core areas: education, employment, health, and social services,” says Congreso president and CEO Cynthia Figueroa.

03/11/2012

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A Public University Reaches Out To Hispanics

Armstrong Atlantic State University has been catering to young Latino adults many of whom are now outperforming their non-hispanic classmates.

03/05/2012

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Study: Latino Population Not Getting The Same Chances For College Success

The problem runs from a young age (Hispanic children are less likely to be enrolled in pre-school) to adulthood (Latinos have less than half the percentage of post-secondary degrees as the overall population), according to this new study by the College Board.

10/03/2011

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Civil Rights And Hispanic Leaders In Philadelphia Call For Fair Redistricting

Leaders of the Philadelphia’s Latino community came before City Council on Tuesday, urging the lawmakers to create a primarily Hispanic district when the city’s map of Council districts gets redrawn.

08/16/2011

(Angel Ortiz discusses a demographic map of Philadelphia.  Photo by Karin Phillips)

Philadelphia Latinos Plan Anti-Gerrymander Redistricting Fight

A coalition of Latino leaders in Philadelphia say it’s time to change the current redistricting process that is diluting the city’s Latino vote.

05/05/2011