Las Posadas

Nuestra Historia: Celebrating Las Posadas

December 16 – Las Posadas Begins

The tradition of Las Posadas was brought to Mexico from Spain in the 1500’s by Catholic Missionaries. The Posadas commemorate Mary and Joseph’s difficult journey from Nazareth to Bethlehem in search of a place for the Christ Child to be born. »»» Read More

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November is National Family Caregivers Month

November 2016 Theme: “Take Care to Give Care”

November is National Family Caregivers Month. If you are a family caregiver, you know how important it is to take care of your sick or elderly loved one. »»» 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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Connecting Our Children To Their Roots

By Mari Hernandez-Tuten

“A tree without roots will fall over.” ~unknown

The colors, voices, faces, accents, and flavors of my country are some of the ties that are deeply rooted in me. »»» Read More

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Ten Important Events in the History of Latin America

Events That Shaped Modern Latin America
By Christopher Minster
Latin American History Expert

Latin America has been always shaped by events as much as by people and leaders. In the long and turbulent history of the region, there are wars, assassinations, conquests, rebellions, crackdowns and massacres. »»» Read More

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Presidential Proclamation – Hispanic Heritage Month, 2016

HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH, 2016
BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
A PROCLAMATION

Our nation has found strength in diversity of our people. With faith and passion, a strong work ethic and a deep devotion to family, the Hispanic community has helped to carry forward our legacy as a vibrant symbol of opportunity for all. »»» Read More

Three Kings Day

El Día De Los Reyes a.k.a. Three Kings Day

Throughout Hispanic culture there are widely celebrated events, many which are steeped in the Christian faith. One of the most significant days we celebrate as Latinos is El Día De Los Reyes (Three Kings Day), also known as the Epiphany.  »»» Read More

A Mighty Girl

Inspire Your Girls

Anna Stork and Andrea Sreshta were graduate students at Columbia University’s School of Architecture in 2010 when a devastating earthquake struck Haiti. In one of their classes, they were assigned to develop a new innovation to help with disaster relief. »»» Read More