Marisol Moreno

Reflections of a Puerto Rican Teaching US Latina/o Literature in the Midwest

In a time when students, especially at high school level, hardly ever learn about literature or history other than the predominantly Anglo-Saxon curriculum school boards approve, we owe educators like Professor Marisel Moreno much more than words can say for promoting Latino studies. The end result may vary from stripping young minds off of unconscious bias to […]

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Latinas in STEM: Laura Willson’s Affinity for Coding

“My name is Laura Willson, of Chilean-Puerto Rican descent, a senior at Saint Jean Baptiste, the middle of eight children, and a girl who codes!” “I hope to inspire and teach other girls to try this field.” As part of our ongoing focus on Latinos that break barriers, today we’d like you to meet Laura Willson […]

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Tim Campos

Latinos In STEM: Tim Campos, Facebook’s VP of Information Technology

¿Sabias que… Facebook’s Vice President of Information Technology is Tim Campos? Campos was also CIO at KLA-Tencor, Sr. Engineering Manager atSilicon Graphics and named one of the most influential Hispanics In technology by CNET. Tim Campos is a Dominican-American born in Denver, Colorado. He received his education at Columbia University and from Haas School of […]

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Autism on the Rise Among Hispanic/Latino Children

According to the Center for Diseases Control and Prevention ,  since 2010, 1 in 68 children in the U.S. has been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, or  ASD, a group of complex disorders of brain development. These disorders are characterized, in varying degrees, by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors. To our surprise, […]

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In “La Busqueda,” or the Search of Building Bridges

Let’s admit it,  praise is a priceless gift that bestows upon the recipient a sense of accomplishment and commends the giver for selflessly recognizing how others compliment their purpose. Recently, a fellow member of the Latinas Leadership Network  “LLN”, Inés Mato who is the founder of La Busqueda, or the search,  reached out to us after […]

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My Top Ten Latino Songs on Google Play Music

It has been some time since I compiled a list of my favorite Latino Songs so here is my latest playlist; keep in mind this only reflects my favorite songs at the moment and not any top ten list on the internet. If you would like to share a playlist please email us info@palantelatino.com. Here […]

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Rodriguez

NJPAC Features Mexican-American folk musician Sixto Diaz Rodriguez

Sixto Diaz Rodriguez, the subject of the Oscar-winning documentary Searching for Sugar Man, performs original, compelling songs from his two classic albums this upcoming May 8th at 8:00 PM at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. Born in Detroit as Sixto Diaz Rodriguez, this Mexican-American folk musician and self-taught guitarist often sang of injustices in […]

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