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The Community Speaks: Student-led bilingual education programs in rural Mexico

The Community Speaks: Student-led bilingual education programs in rural Mexico

By Chi Anunwa Language Magazine The state of Durango, Mexico, is a study in breathtaking contrasts. On the journey to the county of Mezquital in the southern tip of the state, dramatic desert landscapes give way to the lush, green peaks of the Sierra Madre Occidental mountain range, which nestle a tiny, chilly village named


Juvenile Justice Reforms Prominent in New Bill by U.S. Senators Booker and Paul

By Ryan Schill Juvenile Justice Information Exchange Two first-term senators from opposite sides of the aisle introduced legislation Tuesday banning the use of juvenile solitary confinement in federal facilities, along with several other reforms that would impact juveniles offenders, The Washington Post reports. New Jersey Democrat Cory Booker and Kentucky Republican Rand Paul, who sponsored


Gloria Estefan Announces Major Contribution to Miami Marine Stadium

By Grant Stevens Preservation Nation We’re big fans of Gloria Estefan, the international superstar and trustee of the National Trust. In June 2013, we profiled her in the Spring issue of Preservation magazine, and she agreed to be the official “Voice of Miami Marine Stadium.” Then, in January 2014, she and Jimmy Buffet were part


Latina Cubicle Confidential™ Are You Passing Up Opportunities?

By Dr. Maria G. Hernandez Latina Cubicle Confidential™ I recently met with a colleague who described something that has become unfortunately all too familiar. He mentioned that he gave a presentation to a group of Latino college students about entering the high-tech field and that he offered them all to LinkedIN® with him so he