Children articles

Spotlight Non-profit: Creating a home and a future for abandoned teens

LatinaLista — There were over 500,000 children in the foster care system in 2006, according to the most recent statistics. Forty-six percent of these children were in non-relative foster family homes. In 2006, 289,000 children exited the foster care system. While 53 percent of the children were reunited with family or a caregiver, 9 percent

T-shirt company asks Brazil’s World Cup supporters to buy shirts benefitting Brazil’s street kids

LatinaLista — The 2010 FIFA World Cup Soccer matches are really starting to heat up as the quarterfinals begin. For fans that means going all-out to show their support. The most popular way for fans to support their teams is by wearing t-shirts sporting the team’s colors. Well, one clothing company is asking Brazilian supporters

New poll shows majority of American public don’t want to see undocumented youth deported

LatinaLista — As much as the proponents of rounding up undocumented immigrants and sending them back across the border hate it, the majority of Americans have made it a point to publicly support one type of undocumented immigrant — the children. Newly released bipartisan poll about the DREAM Act. We have seen that whenever a

Latino “papi” strives to create an epic summer family road trip

LatinaLista — For most fathers, celebrating this past Father’s Day meant a day to be pampered, barbecuing or resting watching the World Cup surrounded by their loving families. Well, for one “papi,” Father’s Day was far from restful, though he was surrounded by his loving family — and will be 24/7 for the next 40