By Laura Elizabeth Hernandez | 04/22/2013 - 13:12 | 0 Comments
Every day is Earth Day for Latinos. Caring and tending to the earth and our community is the only way of life for us. It goes deeper than any talk of CFC’s, holes in the Ozone Layer and climate change (even though we can agree that all of those things are important).
In the simplest terms, it is about building strong communities; where children can...
By Amaris Castillo | 12/04/2012 - 17:42 | 0 Comments
Marie Lopez Rogers has come a long way since childhood, often spent in the cotton fields of scorching Arizona.
The Mexican-American mayor of her Arizona’s Avondale has been recently named the new president of the National League of Cities (NLC), ...
By Sugey Palomares | 09/21/2012 - 14:00 | 0 Comments
The 2012 NCLR ALMA Awards honored Latino artistic talents and achievements in entertainment at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on September 16, 2012. The show, hosted by Eva Longoria and George Lopez, was a star-studded affair that ended with plenty to buzz about, including this year's winners. Check out the...
By Amaris Castillo | 09/12/2011 - 09:30 | 0 Comments
On Saturday night, the best and brightest Latinos in Hollywood gathered for the taping of the 2011 National Council of La Raza (NCLR) ALMA Awards, and we got exclusive behind-the-scenes access! The ceremony hosted by George Lopez and Eva Longoria, celebrates positive portrayals of Latinos in television, film, and music and...
By Amaris Castillo | 09/02/2011 - 11:20 | 0 Comments
Eva Longoria is extremely giddy about the 2011 National Council of La Raza (NCLR) ALMA Awards. And why wouldn’t she be? The Mexican American star of Desperate Housewives is not only co-hosting the awards ceremony this year, but she’s also a longtime executive producer for the show. In an interview with Para...
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 07/26/2011 - 11:37 | 0 Comments
Latinos must organize at the community level in order to better education while the federal government has to start considering factors outside education when it comes to figuring out how to curb the Latino dropout rate, said a panel of education activists and experts—including two Congressmen—at the National Council of La Raza’s annual conference.
On the Monday...
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 07/25/2011 - 10:16 | 0 Comments
Eva Longoria is already busy filming the eighth season of her hit ABC show, Desperate Housewives, but the Mexican actress still found time to attend the National Council of La Raza’s annual conference in Washington D.C. on Sunday.
There, she spoke...
By Galina Espinoza | 07/24/2011 - 20:15 | 0 Comments
When Janet Murguía, President and CEO of the National Council for La Raza, was planning the group's annual conference in Washington, D.C., she asked President Obama—as well as each of the nine Republicans who have entered the 2012 presidential race—to come speak to the 2,000 or so mostly Latino attendees.
President Obama said yes....
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