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Mark Zuckerberg just announced he’ll pay for hundreds of undocumented students to go to college

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan said Wednesday they would donate $5 million to give scholarships to 400 undocumented Bay Area students. The money is being donated to TheDream.US, a group founded by formerWashington Post publisher Donald Graham in 2013. Their mission is to help students born outside the U.S. pay …

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United Farm Workers Week, 40 Years Later (wyso.org)

In the summer of 1973, César Chávez came to Dayton from the strike lines in Coachella, California to talk about the plight of farm workers. There was a week of activities and WYSO News was right in the middle of it.  Rediscovered Radio’s Jocelyn Robinson takes a look at the struggles facing the migrant worker …

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Court won’t lift hold on Obama immigration action (from the AP

From the Associated Press – A federal appeals court refused Tuesday to lift a temporary hold on President Barack Obama’s executive action that could shield as many as 5 million immigrants illegally living in the U.S. from deportation. Read more from the link. http://news.yahoo.com/court-wont-lift-hold-obama-immigration-action-181959035.html  

Hispanic culture at work – understanding and managing Hispanic employees

From Latpro.com great article!   As a non-Hispanic employer or manager, you may be wondering how cultural differences might affect your work environment when you bring Latino employees into your organization. By taking the time to familiarize yourself with some common Hispanic cultural traits, you will be able to better understand and interact with Hispanic …

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huffpost – Ethnic Studies Background Increases Job Marketability

Ingrid Vasquez Editorial Writer, Entertainment News Junkie, Service Journalist You pitch yourself every day. Whether it be to a friend or a client, a job or a new business venture, pitching is a daily process of life that involves knowing people, knowing about people, and knowing how to communicate with people. Read more at http://m.huffpost.com/us/entry/7020718?utm_hp_ref=college&ir=College

Facts you didn’t know about Cinco de Mayo

Facts you didn’t know about Cinco de Mayo.

Cincy-Cinco Latin Festival May 2nd & 3rd 2015

Enjoy this free community event to celebrate Cinco de Mayo! This is one of the biggest Latino festivals around Ohio. You will find music, food and children’s activities. It will make it  a good road trip from Columbus to Cincinnati, but well worth it. Check out more information about this festival at their home page! …

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A majority of English-speaking Hispanics in the U.S. are bilingual

A majority of English-speaking Hispanics in the U.S. are bilingual Jens Manuel Krogstad is a writer/editor focusing on Hispanics, immigration and demographics at Pew Research Center.

U.S. immigrant population projected to rise, even as share falls among Hispanics, Asians

U.S. immigrant population projected to rise, even as share falls among Hispanics, Asians The nation’s foreign-born population is projected to reach 78 million by 2060, making up 18.8% of the total U.S. population, according to new Census Bureau population projections. That would be a new record for the foreign-born share, with the bureau projecting that the …

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Civil rights leader Cesar Chavez was honored with a military funeral for his service in the Navy 22 years after his death

From NBCNEWS:   Civil rights leader Cesar Chavez was honored with a military funeral for his service in the Navy 22 years after his death.   http://www.nbcnews.com/news/latin-america/cesar-chavez-honored-military-funeral-n347331