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FREE Webinar on applying to college and beyond!
From Hood to Harvard: Strategies for Applying to Grad School:… Continue
Added by Latinitas Intern on May 23, 2012 at 9:39am —
Apps due 6/1-New York Fellow's program is currently accepting application for its Empire State Fellows Program. A full-time leadership training program that will prepare the next generation of talented professionals for careers as New York State policy-makers. The first class of eight to 12 Empire State Fellows will serve from September 2012 to September 2014. Each Empire State Fellow will receive an annual salary…
Added by Latinitas Intern on May 22, 2012 at 7:30pm —
Apps Due 7/1-Rotary Peace Fellowships fund either master’s degree or Continue
professional development certificate study at one of the seven
Rotary Peace Centers for International Studies in peace and…
Added by Latinitas Intern on May 22, 2012 at 7:30pm —
Hey Chicas! - Join the conversation & express yourself by posting a blog or a comment. Respond to our latest hot topic: HOW DID YOU HONOR 9/11? DID YOU DO SERVICE ON THIS DAY OF REMEMBRANCE?… Continue
Added by Latinitas Intern on September 13, 2011 at 3:00pm —
Guest Blog: "Hermanaly" advice for the first day of college
By Jenn Sanchez
Featured on www.LatinaLista.com
When I left El Paso for the University of Texas at Austin in the spring of 1995, I was the first person in my family to leave for college. I also was one of a handful of students of my high school's graduating class of 300 to leave home.
My parents didn't know how to help me.… Continue
Added by Latinitas Intern on September 9, 2011 at 11:00am —
10 Ways to Get Ur Good On” for Teen Depression and Suicide by YSA Continue
In September 2010, nearly one dozen teenagers committed suicide as a result of bullying and depression. Many organizations and people showed support by speaking out about teen suicide, depression, and anti-bullying. A year later, Miley Cyrus and her partners at YSA continue to raise awareness of these issues.…
Added by Latinitas Intern on September 9, 2011 at 10:00am —
HACU National Internship Program Announces Deadlines
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) announces its upcoming deadlines for the HACU National Internship Program. Fall 2011 internship applications are due by June 17. Additional program dates and deadlines for 2011-2012 are now available.
"A few years after the founding of HACU 25 years ago, the Association knew it was vital for… Continue
Added by Latinitas Intern on July 3, 2011 at 4:49pm —
By Latinitas Teen Reporters
By Danielle de la Paz
Being a Latina is an amazing thing that many of us take for granted. We are a unique people because of our rich tradition and culture. I love being a Latina because of how loving, warm, and welcoming our culture is. We have such a colorful culture full of life and energy. I especially love being a Latina because many people think that the Latino culture in general cant do much. I’ve heard people… Continue
Added by Latinitas Intern on October 5, 2009 at 12:30pm —
This month, as part of Hispanic Heritage Month, MyLatinoVoice (MLV) is compiling a list of the 25 most influential, most visible, and most admirable Latinos who are 25-years-old and under. From celebrities, to athletes, to community leaders – Los 25 are the brightest young Hispanic faces of today.
Since HHM is right around the corner, our deadline for nominations is Wednesday Sept 9, 2009 (less than a week away).
1. Nominees must identify as American Latino,… Continue
Added by Latinitas Intern on September 4, 2009 at 9:48am —
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to High School Graduation
Report Findings from MALDEF
To help keep young Latinas in school and on track for success, the National Women’s Law Center and the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund went straight to the source: Latina students and the adults who work with them every day. Our new report, Listening to Latinas: Barriers to High School Graduation, explores the causes of the dropout crisis for Latinas and… Continue
Added by Latinitas Intern on August 30, 2009 at 1:42pm —
¡Hola Latinitas! We are lucky to have Belinda Acosta, author of Damas, Dramas, and Ana Ruiz
join MyLatinitas.com to answer your questions about the book, being a writer, quinceañeras, or other questions you might have.
Read the blog "Damas, Dramas, and Ana Ruiz Book Review
" here on MyLatinitas.com, and then… Continue
Added by Latinitas Intern on August 9, 2009 at 12:00pm —
Title: Damas, Dramas, and Ana Ruiz
Author: Belinda Acosta
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Publication Date: August 11, 2009
Chanclas. ¡Híjole! Mi’ja. The red faced man who smelled like cigar smoke and Ben Gay. Amá. ¡Coraje! ¿Cómo se dice? These are just some of the phrases that are sprinkled throughout Belinda Acosta’s novel Damas, Dramas, and Ana Ruiz
giving it the flavor it needs to be… Continue
Added by Latinitas Intern on August 9, 2009 at 11:53am —
¡Hola Latinitas! For all of you PeeWee and Kumbia Kings fans out there, we will also be doing an interview with Pee Salinas! PeeWee has new solo album 'YO SOY", which hits stores next Tuesday, August11th!!! So here's your chance to ask him your questions, and we'll select a few to be in the interview! The first Latinita to post her question as a comment on this blog, will receive a signed CD from PeeWee himself!! So don't wait!… Continue
Added by Latinitas Intern on August 5, 2009 at 3:31pm —
Hey Latinitas! We are really excited that we will be interviewing Twilight actress Christian Serratos! She plays Bella's normal, human friend Angela Weber in the Twilight Saga. She also figure skates, sings, and dances. We are currently gathering questions to ask her in the interview. Comment to this blog with your questions and you might read Christian's answers in a future issue of Latinitas Magazine! Here… Continue
Added by Latinitas Intern on August 5, 2009 at 3:00pm —
Q&A: Kristinia DeBarge is “Exposed”
by Grace Bastidas | 07.24.2009
Meet pop singer Kristinia DeBarge. As the daughter of James DeBarge, the 19-year-old hails from a big family of music makers responsible for '80s hits like “Rhythm of the Night.” Now it's her turn to shine: The half-Mexican beauty’s new album, Exposed, drops on Tuesday and she’s opening for Britney Spears’s Circus tour starting in August. I caught up with the rising star to talk… Continue
Added by Latinitas Intern on July 25, 2009 at 11:09pm —
Here is an article taken from Latina.com. Click here
to see the video of the Disney star taking a fall! And tell us how you deal with embarrassing moments!
Demi Lovato Takes a Spill, Handles it Like a Pro
by Mariela Rosario | 06.30.2009 | 1:35pm | 1 Comment
In a rare example of how to be young, famous and not insane, Demi Lovato showed everyone how to… Continue
Added by Latinitas Intern on July 3, 2009 at 1:47pm —
Take a look at this article from Latina.com. What do you guys think about posing nude? If it is to make a statement, does that changes things? How much skin has to show for it to be too risqué? Or is it still exploitation? What do you think? Click here
to see the semi-nude photo.
Che's Granddaughter Poses Nude for PETA Ads
by Anabell Romero | 06.19.2009 | 10:30am | 4… Continue
Added by Latinitas Intern on June 25, 2009 at 1:02pm —
Latinas More Likely to Take Their Lives
By Melissa Fletcher Stoeltje - San Antonio Express-News
The call came from out of the blue. Come to the hospital quickly, said a friend of Crystal Trinidad, then 14.
Lupe Morin, Crystal’s grandmother, rushed to the ER, where she found her granddaughter lying in bed, her wrists already bandaged. She had gouged them earlier with a sharp object, trying to commit suicide.
“That’s when I discovered everything that was… Continue
Added by Latinitas Intern on June 10, 2009 at 1:56pm —
If you know of a Hispanic student from a low income family who will be attending a college far from home next year, here's a chance to save on airfare costs.
"Dándole Alas a Tu Éxito/Giving Flight to Your Success" is a joint travel scholarship award offered jointly by Southwest Airlines and the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU). Recipients will receive free airfare to and from their college.
To apply, you'll need to submit an application by June 5,… Continue
Added by Latinitas Intern on June 3, 2009 at 7:24pm —