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Qualifying Swisher Sweets Cigar Customers May File a Claim to Receive Benefits in a...

SEATTLE, June 18, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- A class action settlement has been reached in a lawsuit alleging that Swisher's national cigarillos advertising campaign was misleading. Purchasers of Swisher Sweets Cigar products ...

Cal/OSHA Cites Solar Panel Installation Company for Willful Fall Protection Violation

OAKLAND, California, June 17, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Cal/OSHA has cited an Anaheim solar panel installation company $193,905 for multiple serious workplace safety hazards including one willful serious accident-related violation, ...

U.S. Child Population Grows and Changes: 74 Million Kids to Shape Future of More...

BALTIMORE, June 17, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Annie E. Casey Foundation today urged policymakers to prioritize policies that would expand opportunity for America's 74 million children, noting measurable but still inadequate ...

Survey: Texans Increasingly Support Transgender Rights

WASHINGTON, June 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- A new PRRI survey finds a majority of Texans have become more supportive of rights for transgender people in the last five years. By a nearly two-to-one margin, 59% of Texans say their support has ...

Survey: Americans Increasingly Support Transgender Rights

WASHINGTON, June 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid rollbacks of federal protections for transgender individuals, a new PRRI survey finds that 62% of Americans say they have become more supportive of rights for transgender individuals over the last ...

March Of Dimes Adds WWE’s Rajan Mehta As Honoree At Get S.E.T. Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, June 10, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Rajan Mehta, WWE's Executive Vice President, Chief Product & Technology Officer, will be honored along with four other sports, entertainment and technology industry during the ...

Teodulo Utrera Duran’s New Book “Memories Of An Immigrant” Is A Testament From The...

JACKSON, Mississippi, June 10, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- According to Utrera Duran, "From a very early age, I liked poetry. I always dreamed that one day I would have the privilege of being able to compose my own verses, and allow ...

Caribbean Countries Agree to Protect Endangered Largetooth Sawfish

ROATÁN, Honduras, June 5, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Today, on World Environment Day, the critically endangered largetooth sawfish gained a lifeline as Caribbean countries unanimously agreed to add the species to Annex II of the ...

The National Domestic Violence Hotline Reaches Milestone With 5 Millionth Answered Call

AUSTIN, Texas, June 6, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- On May 8 at 4:32 p.m., a woman from California dialed The National Domestic Violence Hotline (The Hotline) seeking information about...

THIS WEEK: Hundreds of Youth Leaders and Organizers to Spearhead First-Of-Its-Kind Summit to Send...

SAN FRANCISCO, June 3, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- This week, hundreds of young people will lead a first-of-its-kind summit to send a strong message to national nonprofit and corporate leaders: We need you to hear us, and we welcome ...

The Home Depot Foundation Commits $250,000 in Response to Tornadoes and Flooding

ATLANTA, June 4, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- As a record number of tornadoes and flooding continue to affect the Midwest and neighboring states, The Home Depot® and The Home Depot Foundation have committed to assist clean-up and ...

Nancy Nieves-Cruz’s New Book, “Whispers Of The Wind,” Brings A Little Girl’s Perspective About...

ORLANDO, Fla., May 16, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Dr. Nancy Nieves-Cruz was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico, on September 16, 1960. She grew up in Juana Diaz, Puerto Rico, where she discovered poetry and began to write her first verses ...

Wells Fargo makes $1M grant to LISC to fuel small businesses, economic recovery in...

NEW YORK, May 13, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) is using a $1 million grant from Wells Fargo to support economic recovery in storm-ravaged communities in Puerto Rico. The grant is ...

Letter Carriers’ Annual Food Drive Set for Saturday Throughout Nation

WASHINGTON, May 10, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) will conduct its 27th annual national food drive on Saturday, May 11. The...

The U.S. Minority Chamber of Commerce (USMCC) Announces the Exclusive 5th Edition of the...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, May 8, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Puerto Rico, one of the Caribbean's most beautiful islands, will play host to the 5th Edition of the World Municipalities Summit 2019 this Friday, May 10, through Sunday, May ...

Olympusat joins forces with NATPE’s LA Screening Independents 2019, Jencarlos Canela, and Project HOPE...

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida, May 7, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Olympusat Inc., one of the largest independent media companies specializing in the ownership, distribution, production and technical services of Spanish and ...

Texas Women’s Foundation Research Shows Gender Disparities Impede Progress for Women and the State

DALLAS, May 7, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Texas Women's Foundation (TXWF) today released The Economic Status of Texas Women report, examining the trends and progress of Texas women in 12 state markets related to poverty, education, ...

Letter Carriers’ Annual Food Drive Set for May 11 Throughout Nation

27th Food Drive Will Help Feed Needy Families in All 50 States WASHINGTON, April 30, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) will conduct its 27th annual national food drive on Saturday, May ...

Rick Perez featured as “Immigrants That Helped Change The World”

HOUSTON, May 1, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Real Leaders Media has featured Rick Perez, Founder and CEO of Avangard Innovative, along this year's list of "Immigrants That Helped Change The World". The list recognizes immigrant ...

Lucas Magnin answers the most urgent questions of the current faith in his book...

CÓRDOBA, Argentina, May 1, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Is it possible to be true disciples of Jesus in today's world? That is the key question that Lucas Magnin tries to answer in his new book, <a target="_blank"...

Vallarta Supermarkets Donates $130,000 To Local Education And Community Development Organizations

SYLMAR, California, May 1, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Vallarta Supermarkets, a Southern California-based, independently-owned supermarket chain announced Wednesday that it will donate $130,000 to various non-profit organizations.  ...

Latino Leaders Speak Out: Unity Needed to Prevent Injustices and Cultural Polarization

TAMPA, Fla., April 30, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- As more than 8,000 pastors from around the world gathered in Tampa for the 2019 International Pastors & Leadership Conference, Hispanic leaders assembled to explore cultural ...

The National Alliance for Hispanic Health Partners with CDC’s Anti-Smoking Campaign During National Cancer...

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- "If you smoke, quitting is the single best thing you can do for your health and for your loved ones," said Jane L. Delgado, Ph.D., M.S., President and CEO of the National Alliance for ...

5th Annual Marin Youth Leaders Summit Scheduled for Sunday, April 28, 2019 at Alcohol...

SAN RAFAEL, California, April 26, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The 5th Annual Marin Youth Leaders Summit  - will take place this coming Sunday, April 28, 2019, at the offices of Alcohol Justice in the Canal Neighborhood of San Rafael. ...

Michael Phelps Continues As Global Ambassador Of Colgate’s “Save Water” Conservation Effort With Behavior-Change...

Turning Off the Tap While Brushing Teeth Can Save 64 Glasses of Water NEW YORK, April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On Earth Day 2019, Colgate announced its continued partnership with one of the greatest swimmers of all time, Michael ...

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