New Ad Council campaign advises Hispanic families with college preparedness


  In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15 to October 15, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF), in partnership with the Ad Council, is launching a new, national public service advertising (PSA) campaign to give Hispanic parents access to the resources they need to help their children prepare, plan, and pay for college.   Today, Hispanics account for 19% of all college students, ages 18 to 24, up from 12% in 2008. What’s more, 69% of Hispanic graduates are now going
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Los Tigres del Norte to release first studio album in over 4 years

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  Los Tigres del Norte, the world’s “most influential regional Mexican group” according to Billboard, will once again delve deep into the true-life stories and challenges faced by both Latino/immigrant communities and the continent as a whole with the October 7th release of “Realidades”  (“Realities”) – the first new studio album from the legendary band in over four years. The songs are chronicles of love, social rejection, discrimination and danger in our midst’s – balanced with a few
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HBO Latino Presents All-New Line Up Of Original Programming For Fall 2014

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        HBO Latino had announced a collection of high-quality original programming coming this fall 2014. The new season brings the arrival of fan favorites, plus an exciting new show. With the much anticipated return of Profugos, the all-new  and Latin American favorite El Negocio, and  11th installment of the award-winning Habla series titled Habla Men, these programs showcase the unique offerings of HBO Latino that are sure to catch the attention of the nation's Hispanic
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MundoFox is now available to Time Warner Cable subscribers in New York


  Spanish-language broadcast network MundoFox announced today that it is now available to Time Warner Cable digital subscribers in the New York metro area. Viewers are able to access the network’s programming line-up of original, high-quality productions immediately on Time Warner Cable channels 807 and 1229. Carriage by Time Warner Cable provides a significant increase in distribution for the network in the New York market. “Time Warner Cable is an important partner to MundoFox” said Ibra Morales,
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MiCasa selects Vidillion as advertising and distribution partner


  MiCasa bass selected Vidillion as its advertising and content distribution partner. The Texas-based broadcasting network selected Vidillion as a partner in distributing and monetizing its programs on Internet-connected televisions and devices. This collaboration will help MiCasa expand its presence in every CTV platform, while staying focused on its target viewers in the Latino community. According to Vidillion Chairman and Founder Dennis Nugent, “Vidillion is proud to announce that we will be providing
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The U.S. Census Bureau heeds start of Hispanic Heritage Month


  Today marks the start of National Hispanic Heritage Month — a time to recognize the contributions and cultures of the nation's fastest-growing population group. The idea started as a special week in 1968 and was expanded to a full month 20 years later. There are 52 million Hispanics in the U.S., 17 percent of the total population, forming the nation's largest ethnic or racial minority. Over half of that population resides in California, Texas or Florida, and nearly two-thirds are of Mexican
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Obama Cabinet member to announce SBA PRIME Grants in NYC

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    On Monday, September 15th, U.S. Small Business Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet, a Member of President Obama's Cabinet will be in New York City to announce SBA PRIME Grants across the country, including 16 states and the District of Columbia. She will be joined by the House Small Business Committee Ranking Member, Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez. PRIME grants are intended to help qualified community-based organizations provide training to small businesses with five or fewer employees
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Mediaplanet launches second annual edition of Hispanic Heritage News online platform

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    Mediaplanet has announced the launch of its second annual cross-platform edition of “Hispanic Heritage,” a campaign that aims to educate both those in the Latino community, and those who are not, about the increasingly rich social, economic, political and cultural influence of the new, emerging generation of U.S. Latinos. Highlighting a number of topics surrounding family, culture, food and entertainment, while also diving into harder topics focused on educational opportunity, health and
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SiriusXM unveils exclusive month-long Hispanic Heritage programming


  SiriusXM announced yesterday its exclusive programming celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month beginning Saturday, September 13. The month-long programming will air across multiple SiriusXM channels and feature specials, interviews and performances by some of today’s most emblematic Latin artists. Seven-time Latin GRAMMY® Award winning singer, songwriter and actor Carlos Vives will sit down in front of a live studio audience for “SiriusXM ICONOS with Carlos Vives,” featuring an exclusive Q&A
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Filmmaker Al Bravo brings terror to Latino audiences with “2 Bedroom 1 Bath”

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    As Latinos continue to prove their love for watching horror films on the big screen and beyond. Al Bravo has made it his mission to champion diverse talent across all cinematographic disciplines. His latest project reflecting this vision, "2 Bedroom 1 Bath," was produced by Al Bravo Studios and Chemical Mind Studios, and hit theaters in Los Angeles on Friday, September 5th. A Hollywood independent producer, Al Bravo describes his approach as "American with a Latino touch." Nowadays, engaging
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