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Spotlight Nonprofit: Microfinance loans pair borrowers and donors in partnership to escape poverty

LatinaLista — The practice of microfinance — loaning low-income entrepreneurs small loans to start or help their businesses along — is not a new concept. In fact, it’s been around, with a lot of success, for several years. Microfinance is especially popular in third-world countries where cash is short, need is long and entrepreneurs abundant.

Latina director of equal rights organization speaks out on Supreme Court’s Wal-Mart decision

LatinaLista — The day of reckoning arrived today for the 1.5 million women who were included in a class action lawsuit suing Wal-Mart over sex discrimination charges regarding equal pay and job promotions. The Supreme Court rendered a decision that determined national class claims against Wal-Mart could not go forward but individual claims of sex

California Higher Education Bill to Establish a Community College Baccalaureate Pilot Program Clears Committee

La Prensa San Diego To help meet the demand for more college graduates to help drive California’s economy, Assembly Higher Education Chair Marty Block (AD-78) has authored legislation to look at alternate ways to help students achieve a baccalaureate degree. AB 661 would allow Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District and San Mateo County Community College District