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It’s time for a National Anthem for Latinos

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Latinos were only declared a minority from the 1980 census on. We are still in the identity formation stage. The adoption of a national anthem that speaks to our uniqueness and common experiences would serve as a source of unity, pride, and bring deeper meaning to what it means to be Latino. But what song could bring the vast Latino diversity together?



Go For the Gusto – Celebrate Cinco de Mayo!

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Cinco de Mayo is gathering steam as the Southwest's favorite cultural holiday. Just as St. Patrick's Day, Oktoberfest, and the Chinese New Year recognize our cultural mosaic, Cinco de Mayo celebrates the contributions of Mexican Americans as well as our own growing relationship with our neighbors south of the border.



Latinos are turning 40!

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Considering the vibrancy and influence of Hispanics today it is hard to believe that this growing demographic wasn't officially recognized until The Office of Management and Budget issued Directive 15 on May 12, 1977 which added Hispanic as a racial and ethnic category to the US Census. From then on there would be five colors in the US palette: American Indian, Asian or Pacific Islander, Black White and Hispanic.



Celebrate Earth Day

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Earth Day is celebrated on APRIL 22 to honor our planet & shed light on environmental issues. It promotes an ideal of peace and sustainability for all. The 2017 campaign is dedicated to an ambitious goal - to achieve global climate and environmental literacy in the space of three years, by Earth Day 2020. LEARN 5 WAYS TO SUPPORT THIS GOAL!



Take Out Your Lassos – It’s Time for WonderWoman Leadership

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WonderWoman was popularized by DC comics in the 1940's during WWII. She was a woman warrior with power and strength encouraging women to work and support the war effort. WonderWoman was one of the first icons depicting women as leaders who fought for what was right and just. WonderWoman was revitalized 40 years ago for a new generation in the exciting 1975 TV series. A new WonderWoman movie will be released in June!!!