Faith articles

DREAM Act Sabbath

MetroLatinoUSA WASHINGTON, DC — Assistant Senate Majority Leader Dick Durbin (D-IL), Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) and more than a dozen religious leaders representing a broad variety of faith traditions, today announced a DREAM Act Sabbath – an initiative enlisting churches, synagogues, and mosques around the country to dedicate time during their regular weekly worship service

Spotlight Nonprofit: Raising the bar on treating the homeless

LatinaLista — San Antonio’s newest and largest facility serving homeless adults and children draws attention because it isn’t just another place where the homeless find refuge. Haven for Hope raises the bar on helping the homeless by creating the first “Homeless Transformation Campus” in the country. Citing their mission as “to transform and save lives,”

Virtual summit empowers women to make an impact on the world

LatinaLista — Wherever we look around the world, and even in our own backyards, we see women are taking bolder stands — running for political office, challenging social injustice or human rights abuses, leading coalitions, communities and governments. Some say the world is on the cusp of a new era that is rebalancing today’s culture

Forest Lawn cemetery wants to be the top destination for Latinos on Dia de los Muertos

LatinaLista — The name “Forest Lawn” is world renown as the final resting place for Hollywood’s greatest names in show business. Yet, Forest Lawn isn’t a typical cemetery. With nine separate cemeteries throughout Southern California, Forest Lawn also is known locally for holding special community events on their grounds. They even have museum exhibits for