The Huffington Post reports about how Jeff Yass, a local billionaire, wants to overhaul public education in Philadelphia. The co-founder of Susquehanna Investment Group (SIG) presented his bold initiative at Philadelphia Magazine’s Thinkfest last November.
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Black and Latino students in California have lower test scores and higher rates of suspension than their white and Asian peers, according to recent report carried out by the Univesity of California in Los Angeles (UCLA).
Studies also show that teachers treat black students more harshly than white ones as early as preschool, and some have lower academic expectations for black students.
Tell me what is your religion and I will guess if you went to College.
Religious minorities in the United States are far more likely to have attended college or a vocational school than members of the Christian majority, according to a review conducted by the Pew Research Center, based on data from 151 countries.
In 2015 more than 135,000 babies were born in Colombia to 15 to 19 year old mothers.
This problem has less to do with social and cultural stigmas, but with extreme poverty, says Catalina Escobar, chair of Juanfe, an non profit organization in Colombia that works with teenager mothers living in extreme poverty conditions and has saved the lives of more than 300 new-borns since its foundation, in 2001.
Klaus Schwab wakes up every day at 6 am, then goes swimming, has breakfast with her wife and walks 5 minutes to his office, in Geneva. An ordinary and humble routine for one of the most influent men in the world.
Gender violence has become a worrying issue in Latin America, not only because of its social and Human impact, but because it has an economic cost too. The economic cost of gender violence in Latin America represents between 1% and 4% of the Latin America's GDP, according to a recent report of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).
La muerte de Fidel Castro es recibida con indiferencia por los millennials cubanos, según la conocida bloguera y periodista cubana Yoani Sánchez, una de las voces más críticas con el gobierno de la isla.
La noche del 25 de noviembre del 2016 caminaba por Sunset Place en South Miami tras haber visto una película con mi mejor amiga de la infancia, y sentía que ese día había sido importante para mi, sencillamente, porque me habían quitado el aliento los efectos visuales y los cánticos espirituales de la película polinésica de Disney “Moana”, cuando de repente mi teléfono vibró: El New York Times reporta: Fidel Castro, el Revolucionario Cubano que desafió a los Estados Unidos muere a los 90 años.
On the night of November 25th 2016, I walked out of Sunset Place in South Miami after watching a film with my childhood best friend, and had expected the day to be of importance to me simply because I felt like my breath had been taken away by the stunning visual effects and spirited Polynesian chants of Disney’s “Moana”, when suddenly, a buzz from my phone:
The New York Times Reports: Fidel Castro, Cuban Revolutionary Who Defied U.S., Dies At 90!
Che Guevara? Fidel Castro? Are they just icons or men in stickers? In a moment where the Left wing movements in Latin America are losing power against Right-Wing governments – Kirchner against Macri in Argentina, Mujica against Tabaré Vazquez in Uruguay; Ricardo Lagos in Chile, maybe – , we should ask ourselves what Latin America populations remembers from Cuban revolution of 1959? As reported in Spanish newspaper El Mundo.
Last week, marijuana stocks in Canada skyrocketed suddenly, despite evident indications that the government plans to go slow in its promise to legalize recreational marijuana use (scheduled for next Spring). The increases may have gotten a boost from pot legalization votes in four U.S. states, Colorado and Oregon. In Canada, marijuana comes under federal jurisdiction, unlike in the United States, where regulation is shared by the states and federal government.
El mundo de la filantropía evoca imágenes de hombres y mujeres adinerados luciendo tuxedos y pieles en fiestas y galas de lujo. El estereotipo es merecido - generaciones de ricos patrones donando generosamente su dinero y prestigio a un selecto grupo de fundaciones, año tras año, creando un sólido sistema, aunque también elitista, rehogado en una buena dosis de tradición y ego.
The world of philanthropy conjures images of well-heeled men and women donning tuxedos and furs at fancy galas. The stereotype is well-deserved - generations of wealthy patrons lavishly contributed money and prestige to a select group of foundations over the generations, creating a robust yet exclusionary system steeped in tradition and ego.
“Un adolescente sin hogar no se parece a lo que probablemente te imagines como un adolescente sin hogar”, explica John Ducoff, director ejecutivo de Covenant House Pennsylvania. “Los adolescentes y los niños se preocupan mucho por las apariencias y por cómo son percibidos. Por esta razón, se vuelven una comunidad invisible, y nuestra misión es sacarlos de la sombra”.
“A homeless teen isn’t what you probably think a homeless teen looks like,”John Ducoff, the Executive Director of Covenant House Pennsylvania, explains.“Teens and kids care too much about keeping up with appearances and how they’re perceived. For that reason, they remain an invisible community, and our mission is to bring them out of the shadows.”
"Nada es lo que parece, y cuando todo que ella conoce es revelado como una mentira, Anastasia necesita creer en una imposibilidad..."
"Nothing is as it appears, and when everything she's ever known is revealed to be a lie, Anastasia has to believe in one impossibility..."
El reconocido actor colombiano habla con AL DÍA de los retos de ser un actor hispano en Hollywood y de la importancia de que los Latinos salgan a votar en las próximas elecciones.
Guerrero visita a voluntarios y miembros de Equality Pennsylvania antes de tocar puertas el 24 de septiembre del año 2016, y nos da una mirada exclusiva en la obra que ha hecho y lo que espera a lograr más allá Orange Is The New Black y Jane The Virgin.
On Sunday, September 25th 2016, Leguizamo came to Philadelphia with the Campaign for Hillary for America, in which he frantically zig-zagged through four events across the city that celebrated hispanidad to promote voter registration and the official launch of IWillVote.com. But, before he got to The Puerto Rican Day Parade, Festival El Coqui, Boricuafest, and Pennsylvania Victory, he spoke with AL DÍA, bluntly effusing about his political interests and his experience as a Latino in Hollywood.
Guerrero visited Equality Pennsylvania canvassers before they left to knock doors on September 24th 2016, and gave us an exclusive look into the work she has done and hopes to achieve beyond Orange Is The New Black and Jane The Virgin.
Una entrevista con Danilo Pérez, el director musical de la próxima gira de Jazz 100, haciendo su primera parada en Filadelfia el 30 de septiembre.
Ever since she was born in Mexico to workaholic and entrepreneurial parents, both her nature and her nurture have fortified in Karla Narvaez Hurley, President and founder of Global Bilingual Solutions, the gift of dreaming big.
This was the text of my introduction speech at the first annual “Latino History Awards Luncheon”, hosted by AL DIA News at the Union League Club of Philadelphia, on September 21st, 2016
The official recording of the science we now called History began 484 years before Jesus Christ.
“By watching and by doing it,” as we practice in the AL DÍA shop, seems to be the learning technique fishermen have prefered in the Caribbean Ocean for centuries.