Saturday, September 21, 2019

First Lady invites DREAMer as guest to State of the Union

Last night’s State of the Union address featured a narrative centered on tax reform, trade, national security, climate change and, of course, immigration reform. To drive home President Obama’s many talking points, the First Lady invited Ana Zamora, a Texas college student and DREAMer, to join her as a guest for the event. “My parents […]

Comentarios From Maria: Education is Key for the Future of Our Community and Our Country

Last week, I had the opportunity to attend the annual convention of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), during which I attended an event that gathered more than 1,500 Latinos and the First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama. During the event, the First Lady emphasized the importance of education for the success […]

First Lady Michelle Obama Will Discuss Key Issues Impacting Hispanic Families with Mamiverse.com’s Latina Moms

On Tuesday, July 10th at 12:45pm, the Dewey Square Group and Latinovations’ own Maria Cardona, who is also a contributing political editor to Mamiverse.com and CNN political contributor, will be hosting an intimate and important conversation with First Lady Michelle Obama and four Latina mothers from Mamiverse.com at Barbara Goleman High School in Miami Lakes, […]

Obesity Among Top Health Concerns for Latino Community

Obesity is one of the leading health issues in the United States, and this is no exception in the Latino community. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) (hyperlink only name, not bracket), 39.1% of Latino adults are considered obese, defined as having a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or greater based on […]

Guest Blogger Series: Lisa Pino “MiPlato Makes Healthy Eating Fun for Latino Families”

Last January, a remarkable thing happened at a popular supermarket in Tampa, Florida. First Lady Michelle Obama visited to announce MiPlato and a partnership with Goya Foods, the largest Hispanic-owned food company in the United States. ¿MiPlato? You might be thinking. ¿Y qué es MiPlato? MiPlato is the Spanish version of the USDA food icon, […]

First Lady Michelle Obama’s Message to Latinos

In an interview with Univision’s “Al Punto” that aired Sunday, First Lady Michelle Obama told interviewer Jorge Ramos that comprehensive immigration reform has been “at the top” of her husband’s agenda, but, she pressed the Latino community for help to continue to move legislation such as the DREAM Act.  “There wasn’t one single Republican that […]

Obama Gives Rousing Speech in Tucson Underscoring Unity

President Obama honored the victims of Saturday’s shootings at a memorial service Wednesday night in Tucson with an emotive speech in which he called on “America to be as good as she imagined it.” Speaking at the University of Arizona the President elected to give anecdotes of the victims and recognize the heroes that sprung […]