Featured Blog Posts – January 2012 Archive (11)

USHLI & HispanicPro Latino Professionals Conference Networking Reception & Entertainment Night!

USHLI & HispanicPro Latino Professionals Conference Networking Reception & Entertainment Night Enjoy an open bar, hors d’oeuvres, comedy, live music, and dancing!!!




Added by HispanicPro on January 26, 2012 at 10:33am — No Comments

The big get in Florida — Rubio — isn't giving

He's young, telegenic and charismatic. He's Hispanic, Catholic and the son of Cuban immigrants. He's a tea party favorite, a GOP star and, many say, the future of the Republican Party.

Sen. Marco Rubio's endorsement would be a big get for any of the presidential contenders ahead of the Jan. 31 Florida primary — if only he were the giving kind.

The freshman…


Added by HispanicPro on January 24, 2012 at 9:58am — No Comments

21st Century Girl - Girl Scouts at 100

The Girls Scouts are turning 100 this year. One of the oldest and well-known organizations for girls is also one of the savviest marketers. From its annual promotion of its cookie sale to its upcoming anniversary float in the 2012 Rose Parade, it knows how to promote itself and its main mission: To build girls of courage, confidence and character. To its credit, the Girl Scouts…


Added by HispanicPro on January 23, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Is Romney´s Campaign Giving Up On Expanding The Latino Vote?

Mitt Romney's presidential campaign announced its first Spanish commercial on the same day that it proudly touted the endorsement by Kris Kobach, Kansas Secretary of State and the brains behind all of the anti immigrant state laws that are so odious to most Latinos.

It does seem like a contradiction: one action is meant to attract and respect Latino voters, the other one…


Added by HispanicPro on January 23, 2012 at 8:44am — 1 Comment

Latino businesses pump billions into Houston

Hispanics used to come to Houston with a dream of starting their own businesses. Today they come with the dream of expanding existing ventures by setting up shop in one of the country’s fastest-growing business meccas.

Indeed, the Hispanic business community is on a new fast track, fueled by sophisticated immigrants from Latin America who are banking that Houston’s…


Added by HispanicPro on January 20, 2012 at 12:48pm — No Comments

Daniella Guzman Joins NBC 5 Chicago News


(Chicago, January 19, 2012) Daniella Guzman is joining NBC 5 Chicago as co-anchor of NBC 5’s weekday morning newscasts starting in March, the station announced today.

“We are pleased to add Daniella to our news team,” said Frank Whittaker, Station Manager and Vice…


Added by HispanicPro on January 19, 2012 at 12:46pm — No Comments

The Brown Majority

Alabama, Arizona, Georgia, Mississippi, and other states have recently enacted measures calling for stricter enforcement of existing immigration laws. Some of these measures even aim to deny birthright citizenship to U.S.-born children of illegal immigrants. These initiatives, overwhelmingly supported by Republicans, drive Hispanics to vote increasingly for the Democratic Party.…


Added by HispanicPro on January 17, 2012 at 12:44pm — No Comments

Hispanic Cub Scout pack comes to Columbia

Alejandra Abad likes to read fairy tales, dance along to her favorite artist, Selena Gomez, and practice cheerleading.

But every Sunday after the Spanish Mass at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Alejandra, 9, joins a handful of boys bouncing around the courtyard outside. Wearing neckerchiefs and navy shirts, these Cub Scouts eagerly await their weekly…


Added by HispanicPro on January 17, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Macy's Mentors Minority Vendors

Terry J. Lundgren, Macy’s (M) chief executive officer, has research showing that more than half the people in the biggest Macy’s urban markets—including New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago—are Hispanic, African-American, and Asian. The chain already uses various tactics to woo minority shoppers, such as its deal to sell an exclusive line from rapper-turned-clothier Sean…


Added by HispanicPro on January 15, 2012 at 11:11pm — No Comments

GOP beefs up Hispanic outreach as anti-immigration rhetoric intensifies

The Republican Party is beefing up its minority outreach nationwide and preparing to put its rising Latino stars on the campaign trail amid concerns that tough immigration rhetoric in the presidential primary is taking on an increasingly anti-Hispanic tone.

But immigrant-rights groups and some political watchers say the damage may be irreversible. They argue that…


Added by HispanicPro on January 15, 2012 at 10:41pm — No Comments

The power of the Latina female vote in the upcoming 2012 elections

It is a known fact that there are more female voters during Presidential primary elections than male. The National Tequila party movement is female led and we intend on appealing to compassionate female voters throughout the country and to open minded college students in an effort to sway public opinion in support of humane and compassionate views with regard to the DREAM Act,…


Added by HispanicPro on January 11, 2012 at 10:25am — No Comments

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