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Two Chicanas inducted into Women’s Hall of Fame

Two Chicanas inducted into Women’s Hall of Fame

By Pablo J. Sáinz La Prensa San Diego Sonia Lopez remembers that since being a young girl growing up in rural Imperial Valley she has had to endure discrimination for being a woman. But she never let that stop her from achieving her goals, and during the Chicano Movement in the early 1970s, Lopez was

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Teens Dream of Google And Learn to Code For Free

By Jasmin Koerber Mission Local It’s the first coding course 17-year-old-high school student Robyn has taken, but he already knows where he belongs. “My dream employer? Well, I’d have to say Google.” Robyn, two peers and a professional programmer, are building a Pac Man-like zombie game called “Reclaim.” Today’s task: fixing a bug so that

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Senator wants Arizona to spend $30 million on virtual border fence

By Jordan Young Cronkite News Service PHOENIX – As a 25-foot tower set up in the state Senate parking lot scanned those walking by Tuesday, a senator said Arizona should invest in such a system to help the Border Patrol. “In my opinion, this tower, what we’re looking at here, is the next step for

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Bilingual anti-bullying org opens second-hand store to fund services to schools and families

By Dalia Díaz Rumbo METHUEN, MA — After hearing the experiences of a close relative who was bullied because of a speech impediment, and while collecting research in pursuit of her PhD in Educational Psychology, Belen Goodwin was determined to study the effects of bullying and ways to prevent it. The information she acquired on

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First Latino to build the bridge between one Delaware county government and constituents

By Gabriel Pilonieta-Blanco El Tiempo Hispano For the first time in the history of New Castle County, a Hispanic is in charge of the county’s communications. He is the bridge between the county government and its constituents; he handles all the information that the people who live in the county know about the government. Antonio

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Children of Deported Undocumented May End Up In Foster Care

Robert Held CTLatinoNews.com Children of undocumented immigrant parents who are facing deportation have begun becoming a bigger topic of the political debate, not only on a national level, but here in the state (Connecticut) as well. That’s because currently, if a child does not have relatives who can care for them, they end up in

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