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Journalism Fellowship Opportunities

The Society of Professional Journalists offers to honors for outstanding journalists and writers, in hopes that you or your colleagues might be interested in applying.
 
The Eugene C. Pulliam Fellowship for Editorial Writing awards $75,000 to an editorial writer to help broaden his or her journalistic…
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Wise Latinas Linked

FREE Webinar on applying to college and beyond!

From Hood to Harvard: Strategies for Applying to Grad School:…
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New York Fellows - Empire State Fellows Program

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…
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Added by Latinitas Intern on May 22, 2012 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Rotary Peace Fellowships

Apps Due 7/1-Rotary Peace Fellowships fund either master’s degree or

professional development certificate study at one of the seven

Rotary Peace Centers for International Studies in peace and…

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Added by Latinitas Intern on May 22, 2012 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Latinitas Hot Topic- Blog Post Question

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?…
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Added by Latinitas Intern on September 13, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Guest Blog: "Hermanaly" Advice for the First Day of College

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.…

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Added by Latinitas Intern on September 9, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

Guest Blog: Ways For Youth To Address Teen Depression with Demi Lovato & Chris Colfer

10 Ways to Get Ur Good On” for Teen Depression and Suicide by YSA



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.…

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Added by Latinitas Intern on September 9, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

HACU National Internship Program Announces Deadlines

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 — No Comments

Latina Pride

Latina Pride

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

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Nominate Someone for Top 25 Under 25

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).



Criteria:

1. Nominees must identify as American Latino,… Continue

Added by Latinitas Intern on September 4, 2009 at 9:48am — No Comments

Latinitas Noticias: MALDEF Report on Latina High School Drop-out

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 — No Comments

Belinda Acosta Answers Latinitas' Questions!

¡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.



Belinda Acosta



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 — 17 Comments

Damas, Drama, and Ana Ruiz Book Review

Title: Damas, Dramas, and Ana Ruiz

Author: Belinda Acosta

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing

Publication Date: August 11, 2009

Pages: 336



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 — No Comments

PeeWee Salinas Interview

¡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 — 3 Comments

Twilight Actress Interview

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 — 1 Comment

Q&A: Kristinia DeBarge is “Exposed”

Q&A: Kristinia DeBarge is “Exposed”

Source: www.Latina.com

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 — No Comments

Demi Lovato Takes a Spill, Handles it Like a Pro

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 — 2 Comments

Che's Granddaughter Poses Nude for PETA Ads

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 — No Comments

Latinitas Noticias: Latinas More Likely to Take Their Lives

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 — 1 Comment

Latinitas Noticias: HACU Travel Scholarship

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 — No Comments


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