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Project focuses lens on Latinos and Muslim Americans to showcase “humanity within misunderstood cultures” — Over the last several months, Latina Lista has featured a number of worthwhile community projects that were in the running for Pepsi Refresh Project. To “refresh” our memories, the project was created by the marketing department at Pepsico last year who thought they could do a better job of connecting with consumers through

Being undocumented used as justification for court to take woman’s son away and given to other couple

LatinaLista — There’s no denying that one little four-year-old boy, christened with the name Carlitos, and now enjoying life as Jamison, will be the real loser in a custody battle that underscores how little human rights undocumented immigrants have in this country. Carlitos was born to Encarnacion Bail Romero from Guatemala. He was only seven

Unleashing the magic of a child’s imagination

By Martha Rico LatinaLista Benjamin, Daniel and Alejandra love spending time with their abuelos at their farm on the weekends. They especially look forward to Grandpa’s special breakfasts and working together outdoors doing chores. On one particular visit, Benjamin claims to see something on the burnt tortilla Grandpa Luis serves him. He says it is

Spotlight Non-profit: Acts of community service by youth are no random matters — It’s never too soon for children to learn that they can make a difference in the world. In fact, it’s the mission behind a unique organization with the tagline: Turning Service Projects into Opportunities to Empower Youth   RandomKid is a resource that makes itself available to young people to help them “impact”