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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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Millie & The Lords Movie Screening at Queens World Festival

Sí Se Puede Productions is happy to announce its first feature film Millie and the Lords to be screened at the Queens World Film Festival on Thursday, March 19th at 6 pm Secret Theater. “Press Pass” “My hope in creating this film was that the legacy of the Young Lords would be honored and celebrated, and also that […]

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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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“Yeah, But Not Like This…”

“Yeah, But Not Like This…” By Mark Anthony Vigo Artwork by A. Reynoso *** I’ve been in love before I know the feeling Its warm embrace The smell of it sweetly lingers Like warmth from the sun, Long gone, still caressing my face   It was a sweet love, uncontested But true love nonetheless My […]

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José de Diego’s Love of Autonomy

On this Valentine’s Day we would also like to celebrate those that for love of country fought for their ideals fearlessly. It’s the case of  José de Diego best known as “The Father of the Puerto Rican Movement.”  A poet and lawyer credited, along with Muñoz Marin, with securing the island’s autonomy before the United Stated’s invasion. […]

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A Passion for Engineering Comes Full Circle for Hispanics

For Diana Ortega and Joaquin Nuno-Whelan, the Annual Conference of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) is a particularly significant and meaningful event. This is their opportunity to lend a hand and inspire a new generation of Hispanic engineers, just like they were encouraged many years ago. Diana and Joaquin are two successful engineers […]

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