Thursday, July 18, 2019

Guest Blogger: Alfredo Estrada “Here We Go Again”

We’ve seen this movie before. Many of us at LATINO Magazine worked at HISPANIC, launched in 1988 during the so-called “Decade of the Hispanic.” It certainly wasn’t, and no one would make the same claim of the naughty ’90s and double-barreled ’00s. But here we go again… Latinos (not Hispanics!) were the decisive factor in […]

Alfredo Estrada “NO MAS HAMBRE Initiative Seeks to Raise Awareness of Hunger in the Latino Community; Join LATINO Magazine at the NO MAS HAMBRE Summit on December 7!

Are you hungry? For most of us, the question is what new restaurant we’ll try… Cambodian or Cajun. But the grim truth is that nearly one third of Latinos go hungry. For them, hunger means wondering when they’ll eat next, and how they’ll feed aging parents and young children.  It’s the most critical issue confronting […]

Guest Blogger: Alfredo Estrada “Join us at the NO MAS HAMBRE Summit in Washington DC!”

Each year, Americans celebrate that peculiar holiday known as Thanksgiving. We gather with our families at tables groaning with roast turkeys, stuffing and cranberry sauce and give thanks for the privilege. Yet last year nearly 50 million Americans had nothing to celebrate, and went hungry. And for Latinos the figures are even grimmer. About 26.2% […]

Guest Blogger: Alfredo Estrada “Nuestro Futuro”

The prize for the worst acronym ever should go to STEM, which refers to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. For many Latinos, it’s what you get at the florist. But STEM is no laughing matter. Congressman Ruben Hinojosa often cites the figure that just to meet current demand, and to maintain our global competitiveness, America […]

Latino Entrepreneurs and Economic Experts Gather at First Latino Economic Summit

More than 150 key Latino entrepreneurs and business leaders from across the country met in Washington D.C. for the first U.S. Latino Economic Summit hosted by Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. and LATINO Magazine. Gene Sperling, adviser to U.S. Department of the Secretary Timothy Geithner and senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, was the keynote […]