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Nearly 54,000 Hispanics Killed With Guns in U.S. Since 1999, Two Thirds of Deaths...

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 54,000 Hispanics were killed with guns in the United States from 1999 through 2015, with an average of more than 3,100 gun deaths per year, according to a new study by the Violence Policy Center ...

America’s Promise Alliance and AT&T Announce GradNation Acceleration Grant Recipients in Five States

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- America's Promise Alliance, with generous support from AT&T, announced today the selection of five GradNation Acceleration Grant recipients, as part of the GradNation campaign to ...

Café Bustelo® El Café del Futuro Scholarship Now Open for 2018 Applications

ORRVILLE, Ohio, Feb. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Café Bustelo® is partnering with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) to launch the fifth-annual Café Bustelo El Café del Futuro Scholarship. Eligible U.S. ...

Scotiabank recognized by Junior Achievement Americas with 2017’s Transforming Education Award

TORONTO, Jan. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Scotiabank has been recognized by Junior Achievement Americas (JA) as the winner of the 2017 Transforming Education Award, the maximum recognition that JA gives to its partners at the ...

New PSAs from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation and the Ad Council Remind Adult...

NEW YORK, Jan. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Today, the Ad Council and the Dollar General Literacy Foundation launched new public service ads (PSAs) for the national Finish Your Diploma campaign, which provides adults with the ...

They urge Latinos to take advantage of demand for nursing jobs

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- With the growing demand for Hispanic nurses in the United States, the National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) and Hispanic Communications Network-La Red Hispana launched their ...

Century 21 Real Estate, Hispanic Heritage Foundation And Miami Dade College Announce 70 Winners...

MADISON, N.J., Jan. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- After a three-month media recruitment campaign, Century 21 Real Estate LLC, franchisor of the iconic CENTURY 21® brand, the Hispanic Heritage Foundation and Miami Dade College, ...

Goya Foods Offers $100,000 Culinary Arts & Food Science Scholarships To Students Nationwide

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Jan. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Goya Foods, America's largest Hispanic-owned food company, will offer five $20,000 nationwide Culinary Arts and Food Science Scholarships, granted annually, to five students ...

Embassy of Mexico, Featherstone Foundation Unveil $20,000 Scholarship Fund at University of Baltimore

BALTIMORE, Jan. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The William & Lanaea C. Featherstone Foundation and the Consular Section of the Embassy of Mexico in Washington, D.C. debut the Featherstone College Scholarships, an innovative ...

Vivid’s MSHA Training Online Now Available in Spanish

PASCO, Washington, Dec. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Vivid Learning Systems is the first online training company to offer Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) courses for Part 46 & Part 48 new miner & refresher ...

In the UN, the Latino Impact Summit recognizes the leadership of Scholas, the foundation...

NEW YORK, Dec. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Latino Impact Summit, whose second edition was held at the United Nations, this Wednesday announced that it will work with the Scholas Occurrentes educational program, created by Pope ...

Harmony Public Schools Open Enrollment Begins

HOUSTON, Dec. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Harmony Public Schools is once again accepting applications for students interesting in attending one of our fifty four campuses across Texas. The Texas charter school application period ...

Supporting Families Comes First for California Fueling Industry

This Year CIOMA Member Companies Gave More than $500,000 through Scholarships and Charity Events SACRAMENTO, California, Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Through the CIOMA Memorial Scholarship Fund and other charity events, ...

‘Cleo & Cuquin’ to Participate in HITN Learning US Early Literacy Initiative

NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- HITN, the non-profit, Spanish-language media network that provides educational and entertainment programming to more than 44 million American households across the country, announced ...

NYU to Take Some 50 Students From Puerto Rico for Spring Semester

NEW YORK, Nov. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- NYU President Andrew Hamilton today announced that NYU would admit a special cohort of undergraduate students currently enrolled in Puerto Rican colleges whose education was disrupted ...

Open Doors Campaign Launches To Support South Bay’s Adult Learners To Elevate Pathways To...

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the percentage of adults in the Silicon Valley who do not hold a high school diploma is well into the double digits in some communities, ...

Free Silicon Valley Online Stop Smoking Study

PALO ALTO, California, Nov. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Join a new bilingual stop smoking study conducted entirely online at SFStopSmoking.org (en Español: sfdejardefumar.org). Quit smoking before the New Year! <img ...

Students Of A Prestigious Mexican University Meet Journalist Jorge Ramos’s Challenge To Raise Funds...

MEXICALI, México, Nov. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Thanks to the CETYS community and the leadership of several student groups, the original challenge proposed by journalist Jorge Ramos has been exceeded. To date, they've raised ...

Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University Announces Wildfire Assessment Study of North Coast...

ROHNERT PARK, California, Oct. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Wine Business Institute (WBI) at Sonoma State University (SSU) today announced a wildfire impact assessment study that was launched on October 11 to evaluate the ...

Everyday People Take Dyslexia Simulation Challenge to Support Learning Disabilities and ADHD Awareness Month

NEW YORK, Oct. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 1,000 people filled New York City's Flatiron Plaza on October 20 to experience firsthand what it's like to live with learning and attention issues, like dyslexia and ADHD. The event, ...

Colgate-Palmolive Honors Hispanic Heritage Month with Annual Haz la U™ Educational Grant Program for...

NEW YORK, Oct. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- In partnership with Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF), Colgate-Palmolive is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with its annual Haz la U™ (Make the U ) educational grant program. Now in ...

Ana G. Méndez University System Supports Students From Puerto Rico to Continue Their Careers

MIAMI, Oct. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The universities of Ana G. Méndez University System (AGMUS)—Universidad del Turabo, Universidad del Este, Universidad Metropolitana and Universidad Ana G. Méndez- will allow students ...

Century 21 Real Estate, In Partnership With The Hispanic Heritage Foundation, Provide Scholarship Opportunities...

MADISON, N.J., Oct. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Century 21 Real Estate LLC, franchisor of the iconic CENTURY 21® brand, announced today the launch of the "Empowering Latinas" program, an educational and business opportunity that ...

Georgia Power and Atlanta Braves celebrate Nuestra Cultura

ATLANTA, Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Georgia Power and the Atlanta Braves today announced a new partnership highlighting and celebrating Nuestra Cultura during Hispanic Heritage Month. The new program is a community ...

CETYS University Discusses Innovation And Global Education In The US And Mexico Border As...

MEXICALI, Mexico, Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- With a series of regional and international events, CETYS University, ranked among the top universities in Mexico, will celebrate the 56th anniversary of its founding from ...

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