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Noe Cabello

Cabello Is Reading’s First Latino Valedictorian

By Efrain Nieves & Victoria Cepeda Reading, Pennsylvania has seen a rapidly growing Latino community over the last decade. According to usatoday.com,  Latinos account for 58% of Reading’s population,  72% of Reading high school students ,  and Latino owned businesses had grown to  “43%  in just five years.” This month Reading high school honours its first Latino Valedictorian. His name is Noe Cabello who is stamping […]

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Rezando Por Ellos (Praying For Them)

By Bernice Sosa-Izquierdo Menudo. Upon hearing the word, some may think of a traditional Mexican dish, while others may envision loose pocket change. Me? I think of the all Puerto Rican boy band created a year after my birth, exploding throughout Latin America, the Caribbean and the States in the 80’s. They were my first […]

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The Medicaid Emergency: Latinos Health at Risk

by Efrain Nieves According to statehealthfacts.org,  27% percent of Latinos receive Medicaid which is the health program available to low income families, primarily children and people with disabilities. It is the largest source of funding for medical and health related services for low income families. What would happen if such a valuable resource would be taken from them? If […]

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