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American GI Forum – Standing by Latino Veterans

AGIF – A Hispanic Veterans and Civil Rights Organization

Founded: March 26, 1948
Founder: Dr. Hector P. Garcia, Dr. Vicente T. Ximenes
Location: Washington, DC
Key people: Ángel Zúñiga, National Commander
Slogan: “Education is our Freedom and Freedom Should be Everybody’s Business”

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Dignatario Hispano: Ezequiel Cabeza de Baca

Ezequiel Cabeza de Baca
By Anselmo F. Arellano

Many times during the historical course of a society, leaders emerge to represent their people and assist them in societal concerns. Much of the history of a people is thus manifest in the types, number and charisma of its leaders. »»» Read More

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Founding of United Farm Workers

United Farm Workers – Founded September 30, 1962

Full name: United Farm Workers of America
Founded: 1962
Members: 10,278 (2013)
Affiliation: Change to Win Federation
Key people: Arturo Rodriguez, president
Office location: Keene, California
Country: United States

The United Farm Workers of America, or more commonly just United Farm Workers (UFW), is a labor union for farmworkers in the United States. »»» Read More

Latino Outdoors

Step Out With Latino Outdoors ™

About Latino Outdoors

Latino Outdoors is a unique Latino-led organization. We are working to create a national community of leaders in conservation and outdoor education. As part of this work, we are focused on expanding and amplifying the Latino experience in the outdoors; providing greater opportunities for leadership, mentorship, professional opportunities and serving as a platform for sharing cultural connections and narratives that are often overlooked by the traditional outdoor movement. »»» Read More


Revising Our Resolutions

Every New Year starts with resolutions for our life, family and work. One thing that tends to fall off of our list is our commitment to community service. If this is the case for you, it might be time for you to revise your resolutions. »»» Read More


Latino Medical Student Association Northeast 41st Annual Regional Conference

Abriendo La PUERTA:
Latin@s Promoting Unity, Education, &
Rights Through Awareness!

Saturday, March 1st, 2014

Weill Cornell Medical College
1300 York Ave.
New York, New York 10021

The Latino Medical Student Association-Northeast (LMSA-NE), formerly known as the National Boricua Latino Health Organization (NBLHO), is a Latino student group representing health profession students from the northeast region of the United States. »»» Read More

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RepUrLetters Registered Over 30,000 Voters!

Get Out The VoteWith the presidential election upon us, Alpha Rho Lambda would like to thank all of our Hermanas and friends who participated in the RepUrLetters Challenge. Over the course of the challenge, RepUrLetters participants helped to register thousands of voters. »»» Read More

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Mujeres Imprescindibles – Omara Portuondo

Omara Portuondo

Success comes if you take advantage of the opportunities life presents to you. When you use the benefits of that success to contribute to your community, everyone wins. Omara Portuondo is a singer and dancer of Cuban descent who is a great representation of both of these basic truths. »»» Read More

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Mujeres Imprescindibles – Cherrie Moraga

Cherrie Moraga
Cherrie Moraga

Sometimes you just need to open up about where you’ve been if you want to find where you belong, and Cherrie Moraga found her place as a source of support for women, Latinas and lesbians alike by doing just that. »»» Read More