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Video: Nicolas’ Dicho – Just when we think we are so tough

Video: Nicolas’ Dicho – Just when we think we are so tough

LatinaLista — About a year ago, Loida Casare’s elderly father, Nicolas, came to live with her and life as daughter/caregiver has created a whole new set of experiences for Loida, who shares her adventures on her blog. However, one thing Loida shares with us all is her special moments with her father when she videotapes

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Video: Dad & Daughter Duo Share “A Dicho A Day”

LatinaLista — Loida Casares is a loving mom, talented writer and blogger and an enterprising entrepreneur. Yet, of all the hats Loida balances these days, it’s her role as daughter that has unexpectedly brought new meaning into this 40-year-old Latina’s life. About a year ago, Loida’s elderly father, Nicolas, came to live with her and

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Latina artists showcase pride in indigenous culture and folklore

By James Smith LatinaLista Philadelphia – An extensive exhibition of the works of more than twenty emerging Latina artists was offered by Raices Culturales, Friday, at 1417 N. 2nd street, the spacious Crane Arts Building headquarters of Raices. A showcase of an eclectic selection of paintings, photographs, sculptures and textile weavings from artists who are

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New book featuring Latino role models strives to inspire students to be all they can be

LatinaLista — Aside from parents and teachers, role models are an essential part of every student’s learning experience. The Latino community is lucky to have many inspiring role models and next month more students will get the chance to learn about these accomplished individuals in a new nonfiction book geared to ages 8-12 titled Portraits

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Film Review: DOCUMENTED is an emotional journey that puts a face and feelings to the immigration issue

By Zachary Sorgalla LatinaLista I’m not afraid to admit it; I love getting my fix of ridiculous Hollywood action movies with explosions and fast cars, but sometimes it’s refreshing to watch a good documentary because they offer a glimpse of reality that you often can’t find in a Hollywood blockbuster. DOCUMENTED, a new film debuting

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Creators behind Latino children’s summer reading program create special “DIY” reading camp to boost literacy and writing

LatinaLista — Last year, Dr. Viviana Hurtado and Monica “Mommy Maestra” Olivera of Latinas for Latino Lit (L4LL) broke ground by launching the first-ever online Latino children’s summer reading program. Concerned about the poor literacy rates among Latino children and the fact that many Latino parents want their children to connect with their cultural roots,

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