Interviews, features and Q&A with relevant and outstanding Latinas.

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Go Time: 8 of the Best Family Vacations for Spring and Summer

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UPDATED June 13th, 2018 It’s spring! Finally! And while this warmer, sunnier and more cheerful season is a welcomed change from winter for many people across the country, it also comes with its own challenges, like planning the best family…
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Hispanic Heritage Award Winners Honor Service & Vision

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The Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) will present awards to nine outstanding leaders and visionaries within the Latino community during the prestigious Hispanic Heritage Awards on September 5 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing…
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Fabulous at 40: 7 Women Tell Us How It’s Done!

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Is 40 really the new 20? While we might not be able to rock our 20-year-old bodies, for many women, 40 is the decade when we really come into our own, with the self-confidence, peace of mind and forward vision that only age and experience…
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Angela Bachiller, the World’s First Person with Down Syndrome to Hold Public Office

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Parents of children with Down syndrome are celebrating the appointment of Angela Bachiller as the first person with Down syndrome to hold public office and pursue a political career. Bachiller recently took her seat on the city council of…
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Latinos are Social Media Mavens!

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There is no one more hashtag happy or "Like" giddy than the average Hispanic online. Hispanics are the most active group on social media networking sites, according to a new Pew Report, reinforcing the importance of this young demographic…
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Fabulous at 30: 5 Women Who Love Their Decade

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Is age just a number, a frame of mind, an attitude, or all of the above? Whatever your thoughts are, we know that every decade brings something different with it. In this post, we hear from five women who are absolutely loving their 30s! VANESSA…
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From a Painful Memory, a Spina Bifida Activist Finds Her Mission

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"Yes, the past can hurt, but the way I see it, you either run from it, or learn from it." —Rafiki, "The Lion King" School should have been one of the happiest periods of my life. Instead, it was the source of my deepest pain—even now as…
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Janet Sanchez Keeps the Lehman Center for the Performing Arts Humming

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Janet G. Sanchez is a forceful, dynamic, get-it-done type of person. She has to be. Her position as operations manager at the Bronx’s Lehman Center for the Performing Arts demands it. On any performance night you will see her in action,…
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Ana Roca Castro Previews LATISM13

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Not a second goes by without a Latino voice in social media tweeting #LATISM, the hashtag for Latinos in Social Media. And Ana Roca Castro couldn’t be happier. She’s the founder of #LATISM, and her energy and charisma have propelled it…
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A Matriarch’s Straight Talk on Empowerment

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Latinas, like so many cultures hold extended family in high regard, but then we have our extended families, too. We have cousins who aren’t really cousins, and the dear friends of our mothers, whom we call tias. Sociologically, the scenario…