Zuleyka Rivera

Mujer Imprescindible: Zuleyka Rivera

Happy Birthday Zuleyka Rivera, Miss Universe 2006!

Born: Zuleyka Jerrís Rivera Mendoza
October 3, 1987 (age 28)
Cayey, Puerto Rico
Occupation: Actress, Model
Years active: 2007–present
Height: 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Hair color: Brown
Eye color: Brown
Title(s): Miss Salinas Teen 2002
Miss Salinas Universe 2006
Miss Puerto Rico Universe 2006
Miss Universe 2006
Major competition(s): Miss Puerto Rico Teen 2002 (1st Runner-Up)
Miss Puerto Rico Universe 2006 (Winner)
Miss Universe 2006 (Winner)
Partner: José Juan Barea (2010-2013)

Zuleyka Jerrís Rivera Mendoza (born October 3, 1987) is a Puerto Rican actress, TV Host, dancer, model and beauty queen who won the titles of Miss Puerto Rico Universe 2006 and Miss Universe 2006. »»» Read More

Esai Morales

Dignatario Hispana: Esai Morales

Happy Birthday Esai Morales!

Born: Esai Manuel Morales, Jr.
October 1, 1962 (age 53)
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Occupation: Actor, producer, director, musician
Years active: 1982–present
Partner(s): Elvimar Silva (2010-present)
Children: Mariana Oliveira Morales (born 2010)
Facebook pagewww.facebook.com/esaimoralesfb

Esai Manuel Morales, Jr. »»» 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
Website:  www.ufw.org

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

Myrtle Gonzalez

Mujer Imprescindible: Myrtle Gonzalez

Myrtle Gonzalez: Hollywood’s First Latin/Hispanic Movie Star Actress

Born: September 28, 1891
Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: October 22, 1918 (aged 27)
Los Angeles, California, USA
Occupation: Actress
Years active: 1913 to 1917
Spouse(s): James P. »»» 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

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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

octaviano larrazolo

Dignatario Hispana: Octaviano A. Larrazolo

Octaviano Larrazolo: First Latino U.S. Senator

Born: December 7, 1859
Valle de Allende, Chihuahua, Mexico
Died: April 7, 1930 (aged 70)
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Political party: Republican
Other political affiliations: Democratic (until 1911)
Residence: Las Vegas
Alma mater: St. »»» Read More

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A Revolt Remembered: El Grito de Lares

By Andre Lee Muñiz

El Grito de Lares (The Cry of Lares) is an important event in Puerto Rico’s history, so important that many look to the day it was initiated as the birthdate of the Puerto Rican nation. »»» 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