The Catholic pontiff concluded his four-day visit to Colombia by giving an open Mass in which he encouraged Colombian population to be involved in the peace process to help the country recover from its decades-long armed conflict with the FARC and other guerrilla groups. He also addressed the heavy polarization among Colombian society.
Educators, organizers, activists, and students around the country participated in the nationwide movement, amplifying calls for anti-racism teaching and training and increased focus on Black and ethnic studies in school curricula.
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After scurrying around City Hall and Dilworth Park to ask civilians simple questions about Hispanic Heritage Month for a short video, my colleague and I soon realized that the majority of Philadelphia is ill-prepared and misinformed about this nationally recognized celebratory period. Nevertheless, between every “um”, “uh”, or absolute radio silence, there came a widespread longing to understand and know more about this time of year. The interest is there, so why hasn’t the City taken advantage of it?
Ten years ago, Juan Pablo Romero decided to open a place in his childhood home to get the youngsters off the street of Guatemala.
Universal free education is one of the hallmarks of the Cuban Revolution, although for a number of years the shortfall in the number of teachers and reportedly low quality of the offered classes have been the focus of attention on the island, where students make up about one-fifth of the population.
Latinos and African-Americans are still the least represented groups in major American universities, despite being two of the most numerous communities in the nation.
La Universidad de Miami anunció el martes que ampliará el programa de becas para estudiantes indocumentados, coincidiendo con el quinto aniversario del programa DACA.
La junta que representa a las tres universidades públicas del estado acordó seguir otorgando este beneficio a los estudiantes indocumentados amparados bajo el programa DACA hasta que la Suprema Corte de Apelaciones del estado de Arizona tome una decisión al respecto, algo que podría concretarse en uno o dos años.
En EEUU hay miles de inmigrantes indocumentados que no lograron ampararse en el programa DACA por sobrepasar el límite de edad. Muchos de estos lograron graduarse en la universidad, pero ahora viven con temor a ser deportados y no poder realizar sus sueños.
The increase in students, who currently number 20 million in the region, has benefited Latin America in terms of young people coming from lower and medium socioeconomic environments. But challenges persist, including the high dropout rate and the connections to the labor market, according to World Bank report.
The story of education in lower income neighborhoods is an all too familiar one. The struggle to obtain a stable education is a story of overcoming conditions that are less than favorable, much like the swamp plant. What is causing these students, especially Latinos, to fall behind? How can they grow from these meager and impoverished conditions?
President Trump plans to end ‘Let Girls Learn,’ former first lady Michelle Obama’s girls education program, according to a Monday CNN report.
A new paper examines how race affects a student's Math education and the creation of racial advantages and disadvantages at school.
The former president, who avoided saying Donald Trump’s name during Chicago speech, vowed to help young people get more active in politics and public service.
The University of Miami presented Friday in Costa Rica a scholarship program with which it seeks to offer new development opportunities for students from Latin America and the Caribbean.
The Hispanic immigrant community has played a fundamental role in the growth of the city in the last decade. In the streets it is more and more common to hear conversations held in Spanish. However, it seems that this important trend is not reflected in universities. Why? A general crisis in the study of the humanities would be the answer. AL DÍA News spoke with professors from three of the most prominent universities in the city.
La comunidad inmigrante de origen hispano ha jugado un papel fundamental en el crecimiento demográfico de la ciudad en la última década. En las calles cada vez es más común escuchar conversaciones sostenidas en español, sin embargo esta tendnecia parece no reflejase en las universidades. ¿Por qué? Una crisis general en el estudio de las humanidades sería la respuesta. AL DÍA News habló con profesores de tres de las universidades más importantes de la ciudad.
Alejandrina Guzman is the new student body president at the University of Texas at Austin. As the top representative of the UT student body, Guzman will focus on protecting undocumented students and promoting a petition to declare U.T a "sanctuary campus."
El gobernador del estado de Nueva York, Andrew Cuomo, anunció hoy medidas para incrementar la diversidad en el empleo público, como reformar la legislación para acelerar la contratación de personas cualificadas que pertenezcan a minorías o ampliar el acceso a la preparación de exámenes estatales.
Rectores y directivos de universidades de Estados Unidos y México se reunirán del 29 al 31 de marzo para dialogar sobre las perspectivas de colaboración "en un entorno de grandes retos y desencuentros recientes en el proceso de integración y entendimiento en la región de América del Norte".
UWF has received a $3 million gift from an anonymous donor to assist deserving students in their pursuit of the American Dream
Latinos—like everyone else—don’t need to be told what to do or what to believe. We need to be equipped with the tools necessary to reach our full human potential.
The third annual New York State Latino Leadership Summit featured prominent alumni, lectures from executives and workshops meant to give attendees tools to overcome obstacles they face as Latino students at Cornell University
Today National Council of La Raza gathered local community leaders and non-profit directors to discuss what they can do to "protect and defend the advances the Latinos have made in this country thus far," according to Rafael Collazo, Director of Political Campaigns.
Focusing on ensuring that they remain inclusive of all political leanings, the group came together to decide what the high-line items were and how they can enact change on a real level in the community.