For many Latinos sex and sexual wellbeing is considered taboo topic. During Sexual Health Awareness Month in September, Licensed Psychologist and Certified Sex Therapist, Dr. Shannon Chavez is dedicated raise awareness about the importance of sexual health education.
It wasn’t until he was in high school, applying for his driver’s license and to colleges, that Rafael Agustín found out he was an undocumented immigrant. Moving from Guayaquil, Ecuador, to Walnut, California, at the age of seven, the now 42-year-old award-winning television writer (Jane the Virgin) and CEO of the Latino Film Institute (LFI) knew he and his parents were immigrants but was unaware of the illegality of his own status.
Recién cuando ya estaba promediando la escuela secundaria, buscando conseguir su licencia de conducir y solicitando la admisión en las universidades, que Rafael Agustín descubrió que era un inmigrante indocumentado. Al mudarse de Guayaquil, Ecuador, a Walnut, California, a la edad de siete años, el hoy galardonado guionista de televisión (Jane the Virgin) y director ejecutivo del Latino […]
Dulce, genuina y honesta: así es exactamente como Bratty, el proyecto de pop suave y surf rock de la cantautora y guitarrista Jenny Juárez, describiría su propia música a alguien que no esté familiarizado con ella. “Esa música es algo que siempre está muy profundo dentro de mi corazón”, dijo Bratty. “La música es la […]
Jenny Juarez also known as Bratty went from performing at restaurants, bars and gardens in 2017 to being the only Mexico-born artist taking the stage at the 2023 Coachella festival.
En 2020, el 21,8% de los estudiantes universitarios de pregrado de EE.UU. eran latinos, el segundo grupo étnico más grande inscrito en el nivel de pregrado. Los latinos además tienen más probabilidades de ser en estudiantes universitarios de primera generación (44%), en comparación con los estudiantes afroamericanos (34%), asiáticos (29%) y blancos (22%), según el Instituto […]
Esta primavera, los graduados se abrieron camino en el escenario portando orgullosamente sus diplomas. Poco después ya se estaban preparando para las carreras profesionales a las que sus experiencias universitarias los prepararon. Uno de los ámbitos que da la bienvenida a estos potenciales nuevos miembros de la fuerza laboral es STEM (acrónimo de ciencia, tecnología, […]
Following three Latinx high school students in Holland, Michigan, the documentary of award-winning Director, Cynthia Martinez’s named ” First Voice Generation,” depicts their individual journeys as first-generation Latino students preparing to be the first of their families to attend college, while struggling with their identities in a predominately Dutch community.
Valencia-Hughes has garnered nearly 20 years of experience in the design world, spending much of that time running behind-the-scenes design teams for 600+ TV home renovation projects for HGTV, Netflix, ABC, NBC, Fox, CNBC and OWN. Additionally, after meeting her husband, Kristopher Hughes, the two of them launched their design studio, The Design Hunters, in 2013, which is a “full-service interior design, styling and creative development company based out of Los Angeles and New York City.
In 2018, 30 years after graduating from Dewitt Clinton High School, Andrea Navedo, widely known for her role as Xiomara, “Xo,” Villanueva in the CW’s American Telenovela, Jane the Virgin, was invited to give the commencement speech at her alma mater.
Women comprise half of the total United States college-educated workforce, but only 34% of the science and engineering workforce, according to the National Girls Collaborative Project. Despite STEM being male-dominated, women in these occupations, between 2011 and 2021, have increased by 31%. On top of an increase in women, the U.S. STEM workforce, as stated in the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics’ 2023 report, Diversity and STEM: Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities, has gradually become more diverse with an increase in representation of Latino, Black and Indigenous minorities.
Beginning May 2, the Writers Guild of America (WGA), a West and East region labor union representing thousands of writers behind various beloved television series, news programs and films, went on strike in Los Angeles and New York, demanding higher compensation, increased job security, larger writers’ rooms and a limited presence of artificial intelligence (AI) in the writing process, according to the WGA proposals.