Tomorrow’s filmmakers are here…

The directors, screenwriters, producers and actors of tomorrow are here. They are part of The Cinema Project and some are as young as nine years of age and attend fourth grades in Southern California schools, including some in inner city neighborhoods like Hooper Elementary in South Los Angeles. Recently hundreds of students from The Cinema Project in schools in L.A. and Orange County attended the screening of a teen adventure drama,...

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‘PAWS Patrol’ on tour

Nickelodeon’s popular children’s animated series “PAW Patrol,” about a boy named Ryder and his pack of gifted rescue dogs, has two live shows now touring the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada. Based on the award-winning hit preschool series “PAW Patrol Live! ‘Race to the Rescue'” and “PAW Patrol Live! ‘The Great Pirate Adventure'” are two musical adventures with plenty of...

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National Latino convention in SA, TX

Donald Trump’s border wall, deportations, Texas’ controversial law SB 4 and the president’s proposed cutbacks on education, health and human services are top issues on the agenda of the League of United Latin American Citizens’ National Convention taking place July 4 through 8 in San Antonio. More than 20,000 people are expected to attend LULAC’s 88th annual convention, among them business, community and political leaders....

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Top Colleges for Latinos

November is the month when university-bound students need to apply for early admission at four-year colleges. Will your child be applying to some of the best schools for Latinos? The University of California Santa Cruz ranks as the number one higher-education institution for Hispanics in the United States, according to BestColleges.com. Every year that website publishes the Best Colleges for Hispanic Students, a compilation of 50...

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Stars wear immigrant t-shirts

It’s June and Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o fashionably shows off her t-shirt celebrating Immigrant Heritage Month. “What I think is so wonderful about America is the fact that it’s a society of immigrants,” says the New York resident, herself an immigrant born in Mexico to Kenyan parents, in a video from the nonprofit Welcome.us. Nyong’o wears a white tee with the top cut out and series of...

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