Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Latinos More At Risk While On the Road

A study by researchers at the University of Michigan reveals that Latino infants and toddlers are 10 times less likely to wear seat belts in cars compared to those of white children. A separate study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in 2007 found that many black and Latinos have negative attitudes about […]

Comentarios from Maria: “Texting and Driving: More Lethal than Drinking and Driving”

Recently, I heard a tragic report of the death of a young U.S. Marine.  This young man had his whole life in front of him.  He left behind a large group of family and friends.  As a mother of two, these stories really get to me. But what really got me was that this young […]

Texting and Driving: It Can Wait / Textear Y Conducir: Puede Esperar

AT&T will launch a nationwide campaign on September 19, aimed primarily at teenagers. During the session of the Latino Youth Town Hall during the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute conference, telephone company AT&T announced the launch of the campaign “Texting and Driving: It Can Wait” AT&T Assistant Vice President of External Affairs, and spokeswoman for the […]

‘No Texting While Driving’ Campaign Says No Text is Worth Dying For

Last week AT&T officially launched its latest campaign alerting drivers to the dangers of texting while driving, while urging Americans to pledge to never text and drive. The “It Can Wait” campaign is focused on educating individuals, with special focus on teens, following survey results that show drivers are 23 times more likely to be […]

NCLR 2012 Annual Conference Livestreaming Events

The National Council of La Raza’s (NCLR) 2012 Annual Conference, “Lead The Way,” kicks off today in Las Vegas, NV, for four days packed with learning and development, networking and organizing, entertainment and enjoyment. The Conference will feature over fifty workshops, four town halls, five key meal events which include the Latinas Brunch and the […]

Guest Blogger: Jason Llorenz “Hispanics, Broadband and the Digital Textbook Revolution”

Today, one in three entrants to the U.S. workforce is Hispanic, and by 2025 Hispanics will be one of every two new American workers. And so, the future of America’s workforce will be increasingly Hispanic. But without significant change in college attainment rates, the United States will face a shortage of 23 million college-educated adults […]

Comentarios from Maria Cardona: “Hispanic Teens Admit to Risky Texting Behavior: Why Parents Must Worry”

As spring draws to a close, teens across the country are shopping for prom dresses, planning graduation parties, searching for summer jobs and looking forward to a few months of freedom. Unfortunately, another memorable season is fast approaching: dangerous driving season. According to AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, the days between Memorial Day and Labor […]

Maria Cardona Sits Down With AT&T’s Carmen Nava

Maria Cardona, Mamiverse contributor, sat down with Carmen Nava, Senior Vice President of Customer Information Services for AT&T Business & Home Solutions, to discuss her career, motherhood, and what it means to be Latina. This interview is the first in an ongoing series by Mamiverse to highlight Latina moms and daughters, and their Latina identity. […]

LULAC Announces Collaboration with AT&T Supporting Signature Youth Mentoring and Technology Programs

The League of Latin American Citizens (LULAC) today announced that collaborative efforts with AT&T supporting its Adelante! America with AT&T and Empower Hispanic America with Technology (EHAT) initiatives will continue. The programs, which provide underserved youth in grades 8 through 12 with mentoring services and offer technology access and digital literacy training at select LULAC […]

Guest Blogger Series: Janet Murgia “Survey Affirms AT&T as Industry Leader on the Issue of Diversity”

The news last month was dominated by AT&T’s proposed acquisition of T-Mobile. The proposed merger generated considerable debate within the civil rights and progressive communities, with some organizations, including many labor unions, strongly in favor and others, principally consumer advocates, deeply opposed. While NCLR did not take a position on the issue, in the aftermath […]