Siemens’ CSR national initiative awards scholarships to students in historically black colleges and universities

ISELIN, N.J.-- The Siemens Foundation announced the winners of the 2010 Siemens Teacher Scholarship today in partnership with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. The CSR program from Siemens provides scholarships to students enrolled in the nation's public and private Historically Black Colleges and Universities who are pursuing teaching careers in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. The program provides scholars with a fun, laboratory-style teaching opportunity through the Siemens Foundation's Siemens
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USA Funds awards $500,000 to national scholarship groups

INDIANAPOLIS , IN-- USA Funds has announced the award of $500,000 to five national scholarship organizations that promote access to higher education for minority students. Each organization received $100,000 to support its scholarship programs. For the ninth consecutive year, USA Funds has awarded funds to the American Indian College Fund, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund and the United Negro College Fund. For the third consecutive year, USA Funds also has awarded funds to the Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund
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Alliance for Digital Equality appoints Howard Wright to Board of Advisors and Harriette Watson as Technology Officer

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ATLANTA, GA- The Alliance for Digital Equality (ADE), announced the appointment of Howard Wright, VP of Global Business Development at Qualcomm to Board of Advisors and Harriette Watson as Technology Officer Mr. Wright, Vice President of Global Business Development at Qualcomm Incorporated is responsible for fostering relationship and constructing deals between Qualcomm and their partners across wireless, automotive, and retail industries. Howard is the corporate liaison for Qualcomm. "Howard's addition to the
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Univision Radio stations to host national CSR initiative on March 4 & 5 benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Univision Radio and its radio stations around the country will join the fight against childhood cancer during the Promesa y Esperanza (Promise and Hope) national CSR radiothon, to be held on March 4-5, 2010, benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Univision Radio will host this annual initiative to help St. Jude in its mission to find cures and save children battling cancer and other catastrophic diseases. More than 30 hours of programming will be dedicated to fundraising for St. Jude. The
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Mass. Democrats Launch New Effort To Court Latinos

BOSTON, MA ― From Acton to Andover, voters packed the polls during last month's special election to replace the late-Sen. Edward Kennedy. Election officials reported record turnout in a race that resulted in the stunning victory of Republican Scott Brown over Democrat Martha Coakley. But in Chelsea, Lawrence and New Bedford, cities with sizable Latino populations that have traditionally voted Democratic, turnout was low. Some residents said they didn't know — or didn't care — an election was going on given the
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P&G helps LULAC open free ‘Entre Comadres’ life skills training centers

CINCINNATI, OH-- Each year, thousands of Latinos move to the United States. For many Latina immigrants, learning new skills is key to helping them and their families successfully adapt to their new environment. Starting in February P&G and its Tide and Downy brands are helping LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens) to create "Entre Comadres"--a program intended to help women have access to information that helps them and their families lead their best life in the country. The "Entre Comadres" centers
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Arbitron makes in-depth Hispanic and Black radio studies available for free download

COLUMBIA, MD - Arbitron Inc. announced the free download availability of its "Hispanic Radio Today 2009, How America Listens to Radio" and "Black Radio Today 2009, How America Listens to Radio" studies.  Both are available for download at www.Arbitron.com.  Both of the studies feature Portable People Meter(TM) (PPM(TM)) data information for the first time. "Ethnic formatted stations reach millions of listeners everyday," said Alton Adams. "These studies show the strength of radio as a media companion to ethnic
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New America Media tells Congress to use the nation’s ethnic media more

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The US Census Bureau is missing opportunities to provide reporting instructions to diverse communities in the United States by failing to fully utilize the ethnic media that can reach more than 60 million adults in those communities, according to testimony from New America Media (NAM) in Congress today. Sandy Close, NAM's executive director, called the 2010 Census advertising program an "unprecedented investment" in ethnic and community media, having identified 3,000 media outlets across the
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Shakira partners with Hard Rock International for Artist Spotlight merchandise

Shakira created Fundacion Pies Descalzos In 1997, and as a result of her efforts, was appointed UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.

ORLANDO, Fla-- Hard Rock International launches Shakira Artist Spotlight T-Shirt and Bracelet through the Artist Spotlight program, beginning February 2010. The merchandise will benefit Shakira's Fundacion Pies Descalzos, an organization devoted to finding and providing opportunities for children who are victims of violence in Colombia. "I'm proud and excited to continue my partnership with Hard Rock International through the Artist Spotlight program," said Shakira. "With the launch of the Shakira Artist Spotlight
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Mickey Ibarra & Associates announces new name, Dallas office, strategic partnerships and staff

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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- After ten years of service Mickey Ibarra & Associates has changed its name to the IBARRA STRATEGY GROUP (ISG) -- a government and public affairs firm providing strategic advocacy services to corporate and non-profit clients. "Having provided our clients with superior service for success since 2001, today we launch ISG, open a Dallas office, establish new strategic partnerships and add staff to better serve our national client base," said Mickey Ibarra, ISG President and
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