HispanicPro's Blog – September 2011 Archive (4)

Pew Study: Hispanics Make Up Largest Group of Children in Poverty

Hispanic children are now the largest group of kids in poverty, marking the first time in U.S. history that poor white children are outnumbered by another race or ethnicity, the Pew Hispanic Center said in a report released on Wednesday.

There were 6.1 million Hispanic children living in poverty in 2010. More than two-thirds of them were born to immigrant…


Added by HispanicPro on September 29, 2011 at 12:43pm — No Comments

The Latino List tries to document our diversity, achievements

Photographer and filmmaker Timothy Greenfield-Sanders won acclaim three years ago after he directed the The Black List, a series of documentaries featuring prominent African-American leaders.

Now the legendary filmmaker from Miami is tackling Latinos in a new film and multi-media exhibit called The Latino List.

Music sensation Gloria Estefan, Supreme…


Added by HispanicPro on September 27, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH: Diversity is critical to our society

National Hispanic Heritage Month kicked off Sept. 15 and continues through Oct. 15, and perhaps nowhere else in the nation is this heritage displayed more proudly and reverently than New Mexico.

But we as New Mexicans can do more.

As President Barack Obama noted in a Sept. 15 proclamation of the month from the White House, "Hispanics have always been…


Added by HispanicPro on September 27, 2011 at 2:23pm — No Comments

State Farm Is There For Hispanics

Long recognizing the opportunities that exist with the burgeoning Hispanic market, State Farm continues to over-index when it comes to ad expenditures against Latinos.

State Farm advertising director Ed Gold, pointing out that 4,500 of the insurance company's 18,000 agent offices nationwide are bilingual, said "we didn't need the 2000 or the 2010 Census to tell us…


Added by HispanicPro on September 20, 2011 at 3:13pm — No Comments

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