Discovery Familia launches Hispanic health and well-being campaign

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  Discovery Familia launches CAMINO AL BIENESTAR, a year-round initiative offering resources and advice about a variety of health and well-being topics, including prevention, alternative medicine, nutrition and physical activities. CAMINO AL BIENESTAR is designed to target a specific health topic each month.  Prenatal care, skin care, breast cancer, men’s health, fertility and mental health are among the areas that will be covered this year.  Each topic will be showcased in Discovery Familia
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Nonprofit Launches Effort to Bring Books to Latino Kids in Need

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In an effort to reach more Latino children, First Book, a nonprofit social enterprise, has created a collection of books specifically for young Hispanic readers. The books are available exclusively to educators and community leaders serving kids in need. In addition, First Book is dramatically expanding its outreach to educators and community leaders serving children from Latino families. Educators who serve children in need sign up with First Book to get ongoing access to brand-new-high-quality books – for free
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Sensis launches air-quality campaign

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First “Check Before You Burn” spot airing in effort to curb wood burning   Sensis, a cross-cultural advertising agency with digital at its core, created an advertising campaign to help raise awareness about the effect wood burning has on Southern California air quality while introducing a new type of alert on days when wood smoke can create health and pollution risks. The campaign for the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) includes radio, billboards, digital, social media, print, and
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Cal State Fullerton Partners with Hispanicize to Launch Groundbreaking Hispanic Communication Internship and Research Program

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California State University, Fullerton (CSUF), one of nation’s universities for graduating Latino students in communications, is partnering with Hispanicize Wire, Hispanicize 2014 and the Hispanic PR Blog to create a year-round, communications internship and research program.  “We’re excited  to work with a dynamic Latino-owned media and social media brand like Hispanicize because they are at the forefront of what we as educators want to instill in our students about the new age of digital journalism, social
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El Clasificado Raises Funds for Teletón USA

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El Clasificado, EC Hispanic Media, Sunrider International and Northgate were proud sponsors and supporters of the "Last Mixter of the Year," that took place on November the 21st, a generous event benefiting the Teletón USA Foundation. It was the good-hearted attendees who made it possible for El Clasificado to raise $2,200. Sunrider International, a manufacturing company of natural products with presence in over 40 countries in the world and more than 2,000 stores, was kind enough to lend their premises in Torrance,
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Vme TV Addresses Hispanic Education in the United States

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  "Los Hispanos y La Educacion" will air on November 29, 2013 at 9 p.m. ET on Vme TV Vme TV will broadcast 'Los Hispanos y La Educacion', a special program which takes a look at education in the United States through the eyes of two  Hispanic educators, Dr. Eduardo J. Padron, president, Miami Dade College, and Ronald Blackburn Moreno, CEO, ASPIRA. The program will air on November 29, 2013 at 9 p.m. ET. The interviews, which will be conducted by Mexican journalist and lawyer, Alonso Castillo, will bring
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Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Drew Thousands to Indianapolis

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  The Society of Professional Hispanic Engineers (SHPE), the national organization aimed at motivating Hispanics to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), hosted a successful conference drawing more than 5,000 to Indianapolis, Indiana for a four-day technical conference. The four-day event took place October 30 – November 3 and achieved: Bringing together more than 500 middle and high school students to Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
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Hispanic Scholarship Fund and Wells Fargo Kickoff College Camp Series

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  The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) and Wells Fargo today announced a new, joint program, the 2013-2014 College Camp Series, which includes bilingual workshops and panels to help students and their parents prepare for college. The series kicks off November 23 at California State University, Los Angeles, with similar events to be held through 2014, in Phoenix, Oakland, Miami, Houston, and Dallas. “We are excited to continue our long-standing partnership withWells Fargo with this new program,” said
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Domino’s Pizza® Kicks off 2013 Thanks and Giving® Campaign for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®

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Domino's Pizza (NYSE: DPZ) is gearing up to raise "dough" for the kids of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® during the tenth annual Thanks and Giving® campaign. The recognized world leader in pizza delivery's campaign begins Nov. 11, 2013, and runs through Jan. 5, 2014. To benefit St. Jude, Domino's will offer two bundles during the campaign. This year, Domino's is proud to be matching dollar-for-dollar all customer contributions up to a total of $250,000 – making each dollar raised from customers even more
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Epilepsy Foundation Welcomes Elizabeth Espinosa as New Voice for Latino Americans Living with Epilepsy and Seizures

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   The Epilepsy Foundation is proud to welcome Emmy Award-winning journalist Elizabeth Espinosa, host of CNN Latino's "Sin Limites" and weekend news anchor on KTLA inLos Angeles, as a spokesperson to help raise awareness of epilepsy and seizures in the Latino American community. Ms. Espinosa will take part in a series of public service announcements designed to inform the community about how common epilepsy is and how the Epilepsy Foundation can provide help and support. "We are grateful to Elizabeth
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PRSA Establishes Initiative with Expectation to Increase Diversity Among Young Professionals

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  The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) has announced a new diversity initiative aimed at attracting ethnically diverse young people to the public relations profession and providing them with useful tools to get their career started. The initiative plans to assist ethnically diverse future public relations professionals in developing industry familiarity and knowledge, relevant skills and a network of professional contacts. "Diversity was one of my top priorities for the Society this year so I'm
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GM Recognized as Company of the Year by the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers

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  The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) selected General Motors as its Company of the Year for its efforts in advancing science, technology, mathematics, and engineering, or STEM, education in the Hispanic community, and enhancing the achievement of its Hispanic employees. The STAR Awards, presented annually by the Society, recognize individuals and corporations for dedication, commitment and efforts to support the growth and advancement of Hispanic students and professionals pursuing STEM
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