July 2014 Blog Posts (32)

How Hispanics Became Hollywood's Most Important Audience

Hispanics have accounted for at least 20 percent of opening weekend ticket sales for every hit this summer, Nielsen research shows

Hollywood experts love to fret about the future of the movie business, but the industry has begun to embrace one group that is indisputably on the rise: the Hispanic audience.

Hispanics are the fastest-growing ethnic group in…


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2014 Copa Alianza de Futbol Hispano, meet the Soccer Legend Jorge Campos!

2014 Copa Alianza de Futbol Hispano

The Most Prestigious Amateur Hispanic Soccer Tour

in the Nation Returns for Eleventh Season


Chicago, IL (July 14, 2014)Alianza de Futbol Hispano, the nation’s leading…


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6 tips to writing a bio that sells yourself

Have you been asked to provide a bio and wondered what to include and how to craft it so it doesn’t sound stale or too self-promotional? Or maybe you want to update or add to your social networking profiles.

Consider your audience: Who will be reading/listening to your bio and what do you want them to remember about you?

If you are presenting at a…


Added by HispanicPro on July 10, 2014 at 2:40pm — No Comments

Film follows dream of 4 young US Hispanics

The new documentary "Underwater Dreams" follows four teenage boys living in Arizona as they build an underwater robot for a major science competition.

On its surface, the story seems unremarkable. But their parents are Mexicans who are living in the United States illegally, and their high school is plagued by gangs and poverty.

American documentary maker…


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Senate Confirms Julian Castro as HUD Secretary

The Senate easily confirmed San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro on Wednesday to head the Department of Housing and Urban Development, boosting the national profile of a Democrat with a compelling biography who's considered a vice presidential contender in 2016.

The 71-26 vote makes the 39-year-old Castro one of the government's highest-ranking Hispanics, a growing…


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Research Reveals Hispanics Leaders in Fashion

Hispanics tend to be fashion leaders and enjoy shopping more than their Caucasian peers, according to research conducted by SUNY Buffalo State assistant professor of fashion and textile technology Arlesa Shephard.

In 2010, Shephard, the lead researcher who was then teaching at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, and two colleagues from the University of North…


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The Art of Successful Networking

Your network is your net worth. It is a source of knowledge, job opportunities, potential business partnerships, future hires and so much more. Networking won’t only help you find your next job, it will help you improve within your current position. In short, your power is derived from and amplified by your network.

One of the world’s most successful tennis…


Added by HispanicPro on July 7, 2014 at 2:19pm — No Comments

Hispanic wealth in U.S. could triple in 10 years

Here’s a heads up for business owners in St. Louis and elsewhere: Wealth owned by Hispanic families could triple within 10 years, according to a study by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

Most of the expected gain is population growth and will likely rise to a record high of 2.6 percent to 3.2 percent of all U.S. wealth, a hop from 2.2 percent in…


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12 Young Latina Artists Changing The Contemporary Art Landscape

When family tales are passed from generation to generation with no single point of origin, when history fails to document years of pain and struggle, when personal identity becomes too complex to describe in a single sitting, when memory and imagination mingle in the land of dreams, this is where art comes in very handy.

For young Latina artists, art is an…


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Google investing in Women's IT skills

Google is investing in thousands of women and minorities already in tech to advance their skills.

The search giant, in collaboration with its third annual techmakers programme, has teamed up with Code School to provide thousands of the online learning platform's paid accounts for free.

Code School's CEO, Gregg Pollack, said Google will pay for three months for…


Added by HispanicPro on July 2, 2014 at 5:57pm — No Comments

Futurecasting Latino Millennials And The New Initiative

More organizations are paying attention to Hispanics and Hispanic Millennials are drawing a great deal of that attention for reasons discussed in our recently released project:

  • Hispanic Millennials make up the second largest Hispanic cohort living in the U.S. – accounting for 25% of all Hispanics
  • Hispanic Millennials account for a sizeable…

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How Women of Color Are Driving Entrepreneurship

Women of color are a principal force behind one of the most important components of America’s current marketplace and our nation’s future economy: entrepreneurship. Today, women of color are the majority owners of close to one-third of all women-owned firms in the nation.

Increased access to business capital—including microenterprises, venture-capital-funded…


Added by HispanicPro on July 2, 2014 at 5:35pm — No Comments

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