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Yale Initiative Raises Dyslexia Awareness in Latino Communities

Yale Initiative Raises Dyslexia Awareness in Latino Communities

By Melanie Williams CTLatinoNews.com “People who are dyslexic cannot read.” “People who are dyslexic cannot perform well in school.” “A child reversing their letters is a sure sign of dyslexia.” These are all common myths about dyslexia that the Multicultural Dyslexia Awareness Initiative (MDAI) wishes to dispel in an effort to raise awareness about the

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Chicago’s New Consul General of Mexico relates to immigrants

By Alex Hernandez Chicago Extra Chicago’s new Consulate General of Mexico, Carlos Martin Jiménez Macías, 62, is a member of the Institutional Revolutionary Party. He’s served in Mexico’s Federal Legislature three times and has been a San Luis Potosi Senator twice. He’s an experienced politician. Extra was able to sit down with him over the

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Farm workers have transformed the Rio Grande Valley

By Steve Taylor Rio Grande Guardian EDCOUCH, TX — When the Rio Grande Valley gets interstate-designated highways next Monday and when Gov. Rick Perry signs legislation to create a new university for the region on Tuesday, thanks should go to farmworkers. That is the view of Rebecca Flores, a former director of the United Farmworkers

Students at the Center for Mexican Studies Graduation at UT Austin

Across U.S., graduating Hispanic college classes add ethnic flourish with celebrations of their own

By Luis Hernandez Hispanic Link WASHINGTON — At campus auditoriums and chapels around the country, thousands of Latino and Latina college students are organizing and staging elaborate commencement ceremonies this spring to honor their graduates at all levels, from associate degree recipients to PhDs. These cap-and-gown ceremonies, many with mariachi and danza folklórica accompaniment, supplement

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