Spotlight Nonprofit: Bridging the world one translation at a time

LatinaLista — It is said that there are between 6,800-6900 distinct languages in the modern world. To make all these different people understand one another usually falls on the shoulders of a translator. The work of a translator cannot be underestimated. If they don’t use the proper equivalent when translating from one language to another,…

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Spotlight Nonprofit: Building bridges to bring all people together

LatinaLista — According to the BRIDGES for a Just Community 2012 Human Relations Progress Report Latinos and African Americans in the Greater Cincinnati area answered “yes” when asked if they had been treated unfairly because of their race or ethnicity. It’s an answer that disappoints the six-year-old organization that strives towards “inclusion, closeness and fair…

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Nonprofit Spotlight: Online organization makes it easy for public to grant foster children’s ‘One Simple Wish’

LatinaLista — It is said that the nation’s foster children are the ‘invisible children.’ With no real family of their own and shuttled from one home to another until they’re either adopted or age out of the foster care system, these children are subjected to a harsh reality from young ages where they soon learn…

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Nonprofit Spotlight: Making sure older orphans and foster care children have a chance to find a loving family

LatinaLista — Orphaned and foster care children have it tough not having a loving, stable family. The statistics paint a bleak future for them: 1 in 10 commit suicide Less than half finish high school 50 percent end up in jail 1/3 become homeless 1 in 4 will become parents before the age of 20…

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Spotlight Non-profit: New LGBT campaign creates positive dialogue in Latino families

LatinaLista — If conservatives were hoping to splinter Latino voters over the same-sex marriage issue, they’ve had a rude awakening. Poll after poll shows that Latino voters are more willing to support same-sex marriage than what was traditionally believed. For the first time since the Pew Hispanic Center began asking the question in its National…

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