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2012-04-09 10:22:31

MIAMI, April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The 23(rd) Annual Billboard Latin Music Conference Presented by State Farm® will gather hundreds of industry leaders and influencers, featuring panel discussions with today's top artists and executives. Held April 23 to 26, at the JW Marriott Marquis in Miami, Florida, the conference kicks off with a showcase honoring "El Caballo Mayor" Johnny Ventura on his 55 years of musical career. Information about registration can be found at...

2012-03-28 06:22:50

LOS ANGELES, March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP) today announced that its thirteenth annual NALIP Conference will be held April 13 - 15, 2012 in Universal City, California with a new special edition of the NALIP ActorSummit on April 12. Online registration is available now at http://www.conference2012.nalip.org/. NALIP 2012: Diverse Voices, Universal Content is presented by Time Warner and the National Latino Media...

2012-03-07 10:40:00

WASHINGTON, March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report from the Center for Immigration Studies examines the outcomes of Immigration and Custom's Enforcement's (ICE) Secure Communities program and how those outcomes have been misleadingly described in one widely-circulated study published by the Earl Warren Institute at the University of California, Berkeley Law School. The Center's report, second in a three-part series, uses the same database of actual case histories provided by...

2012-03-01 14:17:00

NEW YORK, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In alignment with their vision to support the wellbeing of Hispanic families in the U.S., Bedoyecta®, the multi-vitamin brand marketed by Valeant Consumer Products, a division of Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America, LLC, launches a partnership with the organization Latinos in College (LIC). "We're excited to be supporting this important initiative to provide Latino students with the educational opportunities they need to improve their chances of...

2012-02-23 11:34:02

A UC Riverside Ph.D. candidate finds that ethnic media focus on public opinion and issues influences state legislators of every ethnicity. Spanish-language media in the United States play a critical role in shaping perceptions of public opinion among Latino voters and public officials of every ethnicity across the country. They also play a far greater advocacy role for the communities they serve than do their English-language counterparts, according to a University of California, Riverside...

2012-02-15 14:28:00

LULAC Announces Collaborations with LCLAA and Mi Familia Vota to Register and Turn Out the Latino Vote WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Today, LULAC announced the strategies to increase the Latino voter registration and turnout; as well as the efforts to defend the rights of Latino voters across the country. In partnership with these two national grassroots organizations, LULAC discussed the issues that are motivating Latino voters, and how Latino voters are...

2012-01-25 08:36:00

The American Latino Heritage Fund Joins the African American Experience Fund as part of the National Park Foundation Initiative to Promote and Protect America's Diverse History and Culture WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, announced that its American Latino Heritage Fund will pursue a comprehensive set of initiatives critical to raising the profile of American Latino heritage and...

2012-01-11 06:30:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- mun2, the leading bicultural cable network in the US, explores how Latinos are changing the way America understands race and ethnicity. Drawing from the uniquely American stories of Latino celebrities, musicians and journalists of African heritage including singer/actress Christina Milian (American Pie), actor Laz Alonso (Avatar), actress Tatyana Ali (Fresh Prince of Bel Air), and MSNBC journalist Soledad O'Brien, the web original explores...

2011-09-29 15:44:00

MEXICO CITY, Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released today by Marca Pais - Imagen de Mexico: Every year, Americans commemorate National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, and celebrate the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. This year's theme is "Keeping the Promise: Unity, Strength, Leadership." According to the United States...

2011-09-22 14:00:00

MIAMI, Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly three years after its trailblazing launch in Dallas, Hispanicize 2012 (www.HispanicizeEvent.com) (#HISPZ12) is moving to Miami as it transforms into the iconic annual event for Latino trendsetters and newsmakers in social media, marketing, innovation and entertainment. Hispanicize 2012, a partnership of the Hispanic Public Relations Association (HPRA), Hispanicize and the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), will be held at the...