Selecciones’ ‘Generation Latino’ Issue Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month by Honoring Young Hispanics...

Selecciones’ ‘Generation Latino’ Issue Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month by Honoring Young Hispanics Who Are Inspiring the World

On Newsstands September 23, 2008


SHARE THIS ARTICLE

NEW YORK, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Selecciones, the world’s best-selling Spanish-language magazine, celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month by honoring the achievements of young Latinos in its special annual issue, “Generation Latino: Young Hispanics Who Are Inspiring the World.” The issue features the extraordinary stories of five Hispanic teens and their accomplishments and contributions to their communities. The magazine’s signature franchise issue will hit newsstands September 23.

Now in its third year, “Generation Latino” pays tribute to Christian Rodriguez (Arizona), Regina Menda (Florida), Kathryn Cordova (California), Justin Alejandro (Texas) and Carolyn Gonzalez (New York) — five young Hispanics who are making it their mission to inspire and impact their communities through different areas of leadership. They have been selected from hundreds of entries nationwide.

“These young Latinos have overcome significant obstacles to become examples of personal growth and hope. Through their perseverance and commitment they are making their mark and inspiring a whole generation,” says Selecciones editor-in-chief, Genevieve Marlin-Fernandez. “‘Generation Latino’ celebrates their personal triumphs and achievements as they truly represent the future generation of Latinos in the U.S.”

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Selecciones will recognize these five extraordinary young Latinos at a special VIP event hosted by Editor-in-Chief, Genevieve Marlin-Fernandez, and sponsored by State Farm.

Other features in the latest issue of Selecciones include:

– Palabras de Aliento: Cómo comunicarse bien con los niños. Lo que debe decirle a sus hijos y lo que no. (Words of courage: How to communícate well with children. What you can and can’t say to your kids).

– Y el Pulitzer va … a la República Dominicana. Entrevista con Junot Díaz, el premio Pulitzer de este año. (And the Pulitzer goes to … .Dominican Republic. Interview wth Junot Diaz, this year’s Pulitzer-award winner)

About Selecciones:

Selecciones is the world’s leading Spanish-language magazine, with editions in 20 countries. Selecciones embodies the Reader’s Digest “Life Well Shared” message, providing content that is practical, informative and inspirational while celebrating the diversity of the Hispanic experience. The U.S. edition of Selecciones has a circulation of 375,000 with a readership of 2.6 million. Selecciones is published by The Reader’s Digest Association, Inc.

Selecciones’ ‘Generation Latino’ Issue Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month by Honoring Young Hispanics Who Are Inspiring the World