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At LEAP Academy in Camden, NJ, a press conference to announce the three students from Camden who will be participating in the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute's Ready to Lead NextGen program.   Here, US Senator Robert Menendez shakes the hand of Michelle Panchana, who will be participating in the R2L program. ( APRIL SAUL / Staff )

Camden Students to Participate in Latino Youth Leadership Program

By Efrain Nieves Three Camden, NJ students will be attending the 2013 Ready To Lead Next Generation, or R2L NextGen. “During the the week-long program, the students will learn the importance of their role as engaged citizens and how they can affect positive change in their communities and their nation, according to a news release from […]

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Picture of the Day: Divided by a Fence

By Victoria Cepeda Looking at the front cover of today’s NYT (paper) is a stark reminder of the human toll that undocumented immigration leaves in families, particularly children and young adults such as our Dreamers. Photo courtesy of NYTimes.com Families do not chose to be poor or displaced by governments that fail them. While our […]

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Combat Restriction Lifted For Women In U.S. Military: Hidden Challenges & Latinas’ Role

By Victoria Cepeda As the ban on women to serve in combat is lifted, and we are asked whether we agree or not with the Department of Defense’s decision and even servicewomen are torn on their stance on the issue,  here is data  that you may find interesting as well as troubling. From 1973 to […]

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