Archive | May, 2011

The Latino Community Foundation: Bridging The Gap

By Efrain Nieves & Victoria Cepeda There are many questions circling our community. For example, “how do we help our low-income families?” and “how can we get more of the Latino youth to graduate high school and further their education?” Reading an article on, recently, answered some of those questions. The article showcased a San Francisco-based […]

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Unemployment Cuts To Grant Business Tax Breaks

By Efrain Nieves & Victoria Cepeda In the hopes of incentivizing people to “get out” of unemployment and into the job market, some conservative politicians are proposing the reduction of unemployment benefits and granting corporate tax cuts instead. Take Utah and Florida for instance. The latter has proposed bill HB 7005 “that would establish some of […]

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Our Kentucky Derby Hall of Famers

By Efrain Nieves & Victoria Cepeda As the Kentucky Derby kicks off today, we wanted to let you know that The Kentucky Derby is one of the USA’s oldest Thoroughbred horse races. The race was inspired by England’s Epsom Derby and France’s Grand Prix de Paris.  It was Meriwether Lewis Clark, Jr upon his return home to […]

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