Stories tagged: "latinos"

National Hispanic Heritage Month Highlights Cultural Diversity of Spanish-speaking Americans
National Hispanic Heritage Month Highlights Cultural Diversity of Spanish-speaking Americans

Hispanic history and culture take center stage across the US for National Hispanic Heritage Month, which is celebrated annually from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15.

Westwood High School teacher Shaun Reedy instructs students, Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022 in Mesa, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)
New Report Shows Gaps in Dual Enrollment Offerings From Arizona High Schools 

Students who participate in dual enrollment classes in high school are twice as likely to attend and stay in college than students who do not—but only about half of Arizona high schools offer these classes. 

Rental Discrimination: Black, Latino Airbnb Users Denied Reservations More Than White Travelers

A couple of years ago, I intended to book an Airbnb in Surf City, North Carolina. The home was a cute cottage-like beach house that looked perfect for a mini-vacation. The dates I wanted were available, so I filled out the reservation under my name and booked the house. I then quickly received a message...

Santa Rita Center in Phoenix (Photo by Naomi DuBovis)
Santa Rita Center: A Story of Historic Preservation in Phoenix

The Santa Rita Center in Phoenix is undergoing structural repairs and additions to make it a center for CPLC operations and special events.

Climate Latino Activism
Latino Activism Leads in Grassroot Efforts on Climate Change

Latinos in the US are leading the way in activism around climate change, often drawing on traditions from their ancestral homelands.

Report: About 6M Adults Identify as Afro Latino in the US

About 6 million adults in the United States identify as Afro Latino, a distinction with deep roots in colonial Latin America, according to a new report by Pew Research Center.

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Junta Nacional de Relaciones del Trabajo lanza sitio en español

La Junta Nacional de Relaciones Laborales ofrece una especie de refugio, un lugar en donde los latinos que hablan español pueden presentar una queja o solicitar asistencia en su idioma.