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Cristina Melendez

New national survey finds nothing “optimistic” for the future of Latinas

New national survey finds nothing “optimistic” for the future of Latinas

LatinaLista — The headline from the latest national poll targeting Latinos summed up the overall results of the survey as, “Poll of Latino families finds optimism despite many obstacles.” Yet, a deeper look into the findings reveals that there’s nothing optimistic for Latinas. The joint survey commissioned by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) in partnership

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Over 60 percent of Latinas say they know a victim of domestic violence

LatinaLista — It’s said that domestic violence is more common than diabetes. And if social media is any indication, in the aftermath of the NFL fiasco handling of those players caught in acts of violence, domestic violence is at crisis levels. For too many Latino families it’s also a daily fact of life. A new

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Profile: Latina Actress Julie Carmen Enjoys Real Life Roles as Marriage Counselor and Yoga Therapist

By Deborah Charnes LatinaLista It’s the dream of thousands to go to New York City or Hollywood and become a star. The entertainment world, for so many in our society, means glamour, money, recognition, and the pinnacle of success. It’s one of the toughest paths, and the lion’s share end up waiting tables, spending relentless

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New report celebrates entrepreneurial drive of women of color but spotlights ongoing challenges to full success

LatinaLista — A new analysis from the Center for American Progress showcases the entrepreneurial spirit among women of color. According to the report, “How Women of Color Are Driving Entrepreneurship”, women of color are the “driving force behind business growth” in the nation. The report shows that 61 percent of women of color dream of

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