National Hispanic Heritage Month

Eastern Bank Foundation Honors North Shore Latino Business Association With Community Advocacy Award During Hispanic Heritage Month

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Thursday, September 29, 2022

Eastern Bank Foundation is pleased to announce the North Shore Latino Business Association (NSLBA) as a 2022 Community Advocacy Award honoree for its dedicated work with Latino business owners and entrepreneurs.

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  • Eastern Bank Foundation is pleased to announce the North Shore Latino Business Association (NSLBA) as a 2022 Community Advocacy Award honoree for its dedicated work with Latino business owners and entrepreneurs.
  • We believe that empowering, educating and representing Latino-owned businesses is key for a local, thriving Latino-American business community, said Frances Martinez, President, Founder and CEO of North Shore Latino Business Association.
  • The North Shore Latino Business Association is dedicated to meeting the needs of the Latino business community through accessible, grassroots services and solutions, said Nancy Huntington Stager, President and CEO of the Eastern Bank Foundation.
  • Read more about all of the 2022 Community Advocacy Award honorees at: https://www.easternbank.com/communityadvocacyawards
    Created in 1994, the Eastern Bank Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Boston-based Eastern Bank.

Poptential™ Free World History Content Tackles Latin American Independence

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Thursday, September 29, 2022

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Poptential , a family of award-winning social studies course packages that infuse lessons with digital storytelling using pop culture references, offers an array of engaging content to help World History instructors address National Hispanic Heritage Month and Latin American Independence.

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  • INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Poptential , a family of award-winning social studies course packages that infuse lessons with digital storytelling using pop culture references, offers an array of engaging content to help World History instructors address National Hispanic Heritage Month and Latin American Independence.
  • The Poptential World History curriculum and digital media examples bring to life the ideas and revolutionaries that influenced Latin American independence, including:
    American and French Revolutions spark a passion for freedom Module 21 of Poptential American History volume 2 shows how American and French Revolution ideas influenced Latin American freedom fighters, and features an animated comedy short from the Mr. Peabody & Sherman movie when they visit Marie Antoinette during the French Revolution in 1789.
  • Latin Americas Liberators Module 23.1 focuses on the history of Latin Americas war for Independence.
  • Poptential course packages in American History, World History, U.S. Government/Civics, and Economics are available free at www.poptential.org.

Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month: SBA Hosts Armchair Discussion on Increasing Opportunities for Hispanic-Owned Small Businesses

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Monday, September 26, 2022

SBAs Elevating Small Business Series Webinar: Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

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  • SBAs Elevating Small Business Series Webinar: Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month
    In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month , the U.S. Small Business Administration will host a live webinar panel discussion with Gabriel Esparza , Associate Administrator, SBAs Office of International Trade; and small business owners Eduardo Ortiz of Coforma, LLC, in Washington, D.C. and Alejandro Ramirez of Universal Spartan, LLC, in Vine Grove, Kentucky.
  • The discussion will focus on financial wellness and the importance of equity and opportunity to help uplift and support Hispanic-owned small businesses across the country.
  • The panel will also discuss SBA initiatives and resources that support startups seeking to launch and existing small businesses as they pivot and grow in a changing environment.
  • Providing emerging small businesses with the needed tools to help local economies thrive is a priority of the Biden-Harris Administration and SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman.

How Women Lead’s Latinas in Sight Initiative to Drive Representation and Break Barriers for Latina Leaders

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Monday, September 26, 2022

How Women Lead , a powerful community of more than 15,000 accomplished women executives working to redefine female leadership in the 21st century, has focused efforts to mobilize 1,000 Latinas to break barriers and drive representation for Latina leadership in business through its Latinas in Sight initiative.

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  • How Women Lead , a powerful community of more than 15,000 accomplished women executives working to redefine female leadership in the 21st century, has focused efforts to mobilize 1,000 Latinas to break barriers and drive representation for Latina leadership in business through its Latinas in Sight initiative.
  • Latinas in Sight kicks off National Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15 to October 15, with two events celebrating and empowering Latina leaders.
  • Were not going to wait for other people to break down barriers for us, said Julie Castro Abrams, CEO and Founder of How Women Lead.
  • How Women Leads philanthropic arm, How Women Give, provides grants and invaluable connections to womens and girls organizations on the frontlines of todays most critical issues.

Yotuel by Cubavera, a Limited-Edition Collection for Hispanic Heritage Month Launches Exclusively at Macy's

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Friday, September 23, 2022

Latin superstar and Grammy Award winning artist, Yotuel Romero celebrates his Hispanic culture through his new limited-edition capsule that features unique graphic tees and hoodies

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  • In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the collection by acclaimed Latin Grammy Award winning artist, Yotuel Romero, aims to honor Hispanic culture from the perspective of an Afro-Latino experience, celebrating music, fashion and art.
  • The collection will consist of limited-edition graphic tees and hoodies exclusively at Macy's and Cubavera.com.
  • "We are pleased to partner with cultural trailblazers like Yotuel and Tony as they imbue and share our heritage.
  • The brand has also commissioned renowned Cuban fine artist, Tony Mendoza to create vibrant pop-art inspired by Cuban heritage and culture.

Lingoda Partners With Miami Artist Alexander Mijares

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Thursday, September 22, 2022

MIAMI, Sept. 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lingoda , one of the top global online language schools, is partnering with Miami artist Alexander Mijares to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15-Oct. 15).

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  • MIAMI, Sept. 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lingoda , one of the top global online language schools, is partnering with Miami artist Alexander Mijares to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15-Oct. 15).
  • By creating a unique mural that can be visited in Miami on 385 NE 79th Street, Miami, FL 33138, Mijares and Lingoda want to celebrate and highlight the richness and diversity of Hispanic cultures and languages.
  • With Miami having a rich history of being home to Hispanic cultures and the Spanish language, Lingoda knew that Miami was the perfect spot to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month to reflect the richness of multiculturalism.
  • The mural by Alexander Mijares in partnership with Lingoda can be seen in Miami on 385 NE 79th Street, Miami, FL 33138.

BoardProspects Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month by Recognizing Hispanic/Latino Board Members

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

The 25 Hispanic/Latino members recognized by BoardProspects were chosen because of their distinguished record of boardroom service -- which is helping to advance the number of Hispanics and Latinos serving on corporate boards. The members include:

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  • BOSTON, Sept. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- BoardProspects.com , an innovative software platform which has disrupted traditional board recruitment by providing corporations with direct access to a prestigious community of thousands of board candidates, today announced that it is celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month by recognizing 25 Hispanic/Latino members of its board candidate community.
  • BoardProspects celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month by recognizing 25 Hispanic/Latino members of its community.
  • "We are thrilled to recognize these Hispanic/Latino members of our community as part of our celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month," said Mark Rogers, CEO of BoardProspects.
  • "Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month is an opportunity to recognize the vital role BoardProspects plays in promoting the Hispanic community for board opportunities," said BoardProspects member Michael Montelongo, a board member at Civeo (NYSE: CVEO) and Conduent (NASDAQ: CNDT).

NEW REPORT SHOWS THAT HISPANICS FEEL INVISIBLE AND STEREOTYPED IN TELEVISION AND MOVIES, MORE THAN ANY OTHER MULTICULTURAL GROUP

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Tuesday, September 20, 2022

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- As National Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off, a time of celebration, culture and pride, a new report by the Cultural Insights Impact Measure (CIIM)™, released by the Alliance for Inclusive and Multicultural Marketing (AIMM) shows that Hispanics feel more invisible and stereotyped than any other group when it comes to their representation in television programs and movies.

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  • 59% of Hispanics said that they felt invisible or under-represented in media.
  • 10 networks scored a C grade (Below Average Culture): Bravo, Fox, HBO, YouTube, OWN, FX, Hulu, Showtime, Disney+, and BET.
  • The most culturally relevant genres are Live Sports, Novelas, News, Game Shows, Talk Shows, Reality, and Comedy/Drama.
  • Beyond simply identifying where growth potential lies, AIMM shows its members (and the industry) how to best maximize this potential towards positive bottom-line impact.

State Adopts NAIFA-Massachusetts Proposal to Offer Insurance Licensing Exams in Spanish

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Monday, September 19, 2022

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Sep. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Massachusetts Division of Insurance announced earlier this year that the state insurance licensing exam will now be offered in Spanish. The Massachusetts chapter of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA-MA) has been working with the Division of Insurance on this initiative and advocated for its adoption.

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  • The state chapter of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors celebrates an advocacy win during Hispanic Heritage Month.
  • FALLS CHURCH, Va., Sep. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Massachusetts Division of Insurance announced earlier this year that the state insurance licensing exam will now be offered in Spanish.
  • "This update to the licensing exams promotes a more inclusive and diverse population of insurance advisors in the Commonwealth."
  • NAIFA members in every congressional district advocate on behalf of producers and consumers at the state, interstate and federal levels.

ScholarShare 529 Honors Hispanic Heritage Month

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Monday, September 19, 2022

Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month and ScholarShare 529, Californias official college savings plan, recognizes and celebrates the histories, cultures, and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.

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  • Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month and ScholarShare 529, Californias official college savings plan, recognizes and celebrates the histories, cultures, and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.
  • Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by investing in the future of California and your loved ones today.
  • ScholarShare 529 manages $11.5 billion in plan assets across more than 381,000 ScholarShare 529 accounts as of June 30, 2022.
  • For information about the ScholarShare Investment Board, visit www.treasurer.ca.gov/scholarshare , like ScholarShare 529 on Facebook at www.facebook.com/scholarshare529 , and follow them on Twitter at @ScholarShare529.