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Supporting Latino Startups: Julio’s Café Presto

We’re always on the lookout for Latino entrepreneurs in our area so when we saw  Julio Leiva and Jennifer Arellano, from Cafe Presto at the local farmer’s market earlier today brewing freshly pressed Nicaraguan style coffee we had to give it a try. As we placed our order of cafe con leche and hot waffles with […]

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Martha E. Bernal: First Latina to earn a PhD in Psychology in the U.S.

Born in San Antonio, Texas to Mexican parents who migrated to the United States, Martha Bernal lived in a time of racial segregation. While attending school she was subject to racial discrimination and sexism, yet Martha still achieved her goals of furthering her education and contributed tremendously to the community. After high school, Doctor Martha […]

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Pa’lante Joins Walk for Autism at Metlife Stadium

Did you know that from 2002 to 2008 the biggest increase in autism diagnosis was noted among Hispanic children, non-Hispanic black children, and children without co-occurring intellectual disability? Even more puzzling is the fact that boys have a 1 in 42 chance of being diagnosed with autism in the state of New Jersey alone! On […]

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