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APL Project – Internet Research: Noise vs. News

INTERNET RESEARCH: NOISE VS. NEWS
Research Skills Training

Events like our past election expose weaknesses in how Americans gather research using the internet. There is a lot of information out there and it can be hard to tell what is reliable. »»» Read More

Day Of The Dead

Some Day of the Dead Facts

What do you know about the Day of the Dead?

Day of the Dead, or Dia de Los Muertos, is celebrated at the beginning of November every year. Find out the Who, What, When, Where, Why and How about this annual holiday. »»» Read More

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National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Presidential Proclamation
National Disability Employment Awareness Month, 2016

Americans with disabilities are entitled to the same rights and freedoms as any other citizen — including the right to dignity and respect in the workplace. »»» Read More

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Domestic Violence: Stop The Cycle

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Domestic violence is a direct attack on the family by someone within its own walls. Understanding it is half the battle. Find out how you can help yourself and your friends. »»» Read More

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Breast Cancer Awareness: What Do You Know?

What are the key statistics about breast cancer?

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women, except for skin cancers. About 1 in 8 (12%) women in the US will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime. »»» Read More

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October 17 – Int’l Day for the Eradication of Poverty

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2016 Theme
Moving from humiliation and exclusion to participation:
Ending poverty in all its forms

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goal to “end poverty in all its forms everywhere” explicitly recognizes that poverty results not from the lack of just one thing but from many different interrelated factors that affect the lives of people living in poverty.

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Mexico Constitution

1824 Constitution of Mexico

The Federal Constitution of the United Mexican States of 1824 (Spanish: Constitución Federal de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos de 1824) was enacted on October 4 of 1824, after the overthrow of the Mexican Empire of Agustin de Iturbide. »»» Read More

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Nuestra Historia: The Texas Revolution

Our History: The Texas Revolution

Date: October 2, 1835 – April 21, 1836 (6 months, 2 weeks and 5 days)
Location: Texas
Result: Treaties of Velasco and the formation of the Republic of Texas
Territorial: De facto Texan independence from the centralist Republic of Mexico

The Texas Revolution (October 2, 1835 – April 21, 1836) began when colonists (primarily from the United States) in the Mexican province of Texas rebelled against the increasingly centralist Mexican government. »»» Read More

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White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics

About Us

Restoring the country to its role as a global leader in education, strengthening the Nation by expanding educational opportunities and improving educational outcomes for Hispanics of all ages, and helping ensure that all Hispanics receive an education that properly prepares them for college, productive careers, and satisfying lives. »»» Read More