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Hispanic Marketing Council to convene in LA

POSTED ON Mar 23, 2018

Founded in 1996 as the Association of Hispanic Advertising Agencies (AHAA), the Culture Marketing Council: The Voice of Hispanic Marketing is the national trade organization for all marketing, communications and media firms with Hispanic expertise. Formerly know

Foundation to train 20,000 new tradespeople by 2028 to fill labor gap

POSTED ON Mar 22, 2018

The Home Depot Foundation has announced a $50 million commitment to the training of 20,000 tradespeople over the next 10 years. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are currently 158,000 unfilled construction sector jobs in the U.S. – a number th

Google honors Guillermo Haro on what would have been his 105th birthday

POSTED ON Mar 21, 2018

Google is remembering the Mexican astronomer Guillermo Haro, who passed away on April 26, 1988. His birthday is today, and to honor him, Google has a special Google Doodle. Guillermo Haro (March 21, 1913 – April 26, 1988) was the first Mexican elected to the R

March of Dimes and Ferring announce new Prematurity Research Center

POSTED ON Mar 20, 2018

More than 200 scientists are advancing research to help prevent the 15 million preterm births each year worldwide. Because premature birth is such a complex problem, March of Dimes has chosen Prematurity Research Centers and partners who can use different tools an

Mazda and Toyota Establish Joint-Venture Company

POSTED ON Mar 19, 2018

Mazda Motor Corporation and Toyota Motor Corporation have established a new joint-venture company "Mazda Toyota Manufacturing, U.S.A., Inc." that will produce vehicles in Alabama starting in 2021. The new facility is expected to create 4,000 jobs. Toyota and Maz

UniverSoul 25th Rocks the New York Tri-State!

POSTED ON Mar 16, 2018

UniverSoul Circus is rated as one of the top two circuses in America along with Cirque du Soleil.  UniverSoul's performers come from virtually every corner of the globe, including the United States, Trinidad and Tobago, Chile, and Cuba. "This has been an amazing

The Impact of America’s Hispanic Economic Growth

POSTED ON Mar 15, 2018

The Latino Gross Domestic Product Report is out and the GDP produced by Latinos in the United States is as high as $2.13 billion. The research, which was commissioned by the Latino Donor Collaborative, presents a factual view of the importance of Latinos to the U.S

Math is Cool: Celebrate Hispanic and Latino Mathematicians on Pi Day

POSTED ON Mar 14, 2018

In 2009, Congress passed Pi Day. The Greek letter (Pi) is the symbol for the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. Since Pi can be approximated as 3.14, March 14, 2009, was thought to be a good day for National Pi Day. In celebration of the math h

Bridging the Digital Divide

POSTED ON Mar 13, 2018

The World Wide Web marked its 29th birthday on March 12, 2018. In a message from World Web Web Foundation founder and web inventor Tim Berners-Lee, he listed things we all need to do to ensure that everyone has access to a web worth having. Close the digital d

Texas dot gov is recipient of nearly 100 awards for digital government excellence

POSTED ON Mar 12, 2018

For the last eight years, Texas dot gov – the state’s official website and digital government program – has garnered national recognition for digital government excellence. With 16 more awards in 2017, has received nearly 100 awards. Distinctions o

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