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FERNANDO Y LOS COCHINOS, FREDDY TRUJILLO, THE KB’S (LUTHER RUSSELL/NATRON)

WHEN: SEPT. 5TH WHERE: THE SECRET SOCIETY Portland is about to receive a heavy jolt of musical voltage from the scene that made it rock hard at the turn of the millennium: it’s been 15 years since “Pacoima”, the third album by Fernando Viciconte, made its Latin-flavored impact on the …

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August 2014 Edition of El Hispanic News

CLICK HERE to download the issue as a PDF.

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To help #VOZ raise the necessary funds to help all of us move to a more equitable state of being: http://www.gofundme.com/ars538
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VOZ GAINS NEW SUPPORT FOR WORKERS RIGHTS EDUCATION, CONTINUES TO FACE BUDGET SHORTFALL AFTER TAKING STAND FOR MARRIAGE EQUALITY

By NICK MATTOS, El Hispanic News Voz Worker’s Rights Education Project has garnered new community supporters and donors after facing a significant budget shortfall due to their stand for marriage equality “Voz is a worker-led organization empowering immigrants and day laborers to gain control over their working conditions through education, …

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Putting the Central American Children’s Migration in Context

UC Newsroom, News Analysis, Beatriz Manz for El Hispanic News The dramatic surge in the number of Central American children and teenagers entering the US has created considerable concern among many in the United States. Already this year, 52,000 children have been apprehended. The latest estimates indicate that almost 90,000 …

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El éxito de Los Porteños es un éxito para toda la comunidad.
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LOS PORTEÑOS: Building Bridges with Words

By Olga Sanchez Saltveit, El Hispanic News “I was looking for community”, wrote Ana Consuelo Matiella, who produces fotonovelas for bilingual health education around the country.  “I had just moved from New Mexico where you don’t have to look so hard for Latino-focused creative support.”  Octaviano Merecias-Cuevas added, “I wanted …

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Un autobús de “GEO Transport” llega desde el Centro de Detención  Noroeste para recoger a los extranjeros detenidos en la oficina de ICE en el edificio federal en 500 NW Broadway en Portland, Oregón.
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Human Rights Commission calls for city to divest from corporations that profit on immigrant detention

Earlier this month, the Seattle Human Rights Commission passed a resolution calling on the city to divest from corporations that profit from immigrant detention. The commission said that at least two of the city’s three fund accounts have assets that are being managed by investment firms that hold significant shares …

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God, The Mexican

By ALBERTO MORENO, El Hispanic News Not long ago in a small town in America its residents awoke to find a newly installed art sculpture.  It consisted of a park bench upon which a dark skinned homeless man lay.  He is covered in what appears to be a Middle-Eastern robe. …

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Environmental Groups Lag Nation in Diversity

New America Media, News Report Ngoc Nguyen for El Hispanic News Mainstream environmental groups are not mirroring the increasing racial diversity in the United States, according to a new report. While minorities make up 36 percent of the population, they account for no more than 16 percent of the staff …

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