Bilingual site helps Latino parents create a “New Futuro” for their children

LatinaLista — In every survey conducted of Latino parents about their hopes for the education of their children, the unanimous sentiment is that they want their children to go on to college. Unfortunately, there is a learning gap for parents when it comes to knowing how to help their kids apply for college, receive financial…

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Spreading the love of Latin music one Skype lesson at a time

LatinaLista — Virtual classes are nothing new. Answering roll call from behind a computer monitor in your pajamas is common from kindergarten to college these days. Yet, there has always been an understanding that some classes just don’t translate well in the virtual classroom, like learning to play instruments. After all, don’t teachers need to…

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Bilingual online toolkit helps families understand the importance of college

LatinaLista — For many Latino families, the notion of higher education for their children, or themselves, can seem out of reach. Yet, a new bilingual website, En Camino: Herramientas educativas para familias/On our Way: Educational tools for families, sponsored by The National Center for Family Literacy (NCFL) provides the necessary information that can make it…

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New site spreads message “Muslims are our fellow Americans”

LatinaLista — When it comes to being feared, insulted or ignored based on who you physically are as a person, a lot of Latinos know what that feels like. Another group who knows equally well how it feels is Muslim Americans. Take what happened last month: On May 6, five days after the killing of…

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Special Mother’s Day video makes mom star of her own movie

LatinaLista — The countdown to Mother’s Day is underway — it’s this Sunday, May 8 — and the number one question most children are asking themselves is: What am I going to give mom? For those on a tight budget but want a gift that is extra special in showing mom she’s one-of-a-kind, the folks…

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