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   The Harris County Democratic Party is seeking fellows who are interested in community organizing for the summer in order to Get Out the Vote this Fall. The Summer Fellowship is a 12-week organizing program. Summer fellows will help the Harris County Democratic Party build neighborhood and campus teams of …

  Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano today announced that effective immediately, certain young people who were brought to the United States as young children, do not present a risk to national security or public safety and meet several key criteria will be considered for relief from removal from the …

   Immigrant students will publicly declare their undocumented status at UH-D on May 17th. The event is part of the Right to Dream day of action initiated by the United We Dream campaign. The students and their supporters seek to gain relief from the increased deportations under the Obama administration …

    At a meeting in April, the Houston Independent School District Board decided to merge the exemplary-rated Kaleidoscope Charter School with Jane Long Middle School by a vote of 6-3. The decision was called “horrible” by activists who gathered over 640 signatures in a petition to save the school. …

    For the first time since the MillerCoors Líderes program launched in 2006, MillerCoors is asking the public to nominate Latino leaders associated with a nonprofit organization. The program highlights outstanding Latinos who are making a difference through leadership in their communities and the nation. MillerCoors will choose 12 …

      Ford Motor Company Fund and Community Services joined multiple non-profit organizations under HoUSton Latinos United to present a $5,000 check to the Houston Association of Hispanic Media Professionals for their scholarship fund. Each year HAHMP awards scholarships to college students pursuing media careers. At HAHMP’s 2012 gala, …

     The Hispanic Scholarship Fund has received an anonymous gift of $4 million dollars which will enable the organization to award scholarships to 600 students who are currently college freshmen during the current academic year, with an opportunity of renewal in their sophomore year. The majority of the students …

  The St. Louis chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations recently requested law enforcement officials in St. Louis County provide religious accommodation for Muslim women who wear an Islamic headscarf, or “hijab,” and are being held in the St. Louis County Jail in Clayton, Mo. CAIR-St.Louis made the request …

    April celebrates spring, books and children. The University of Houston’s Arte Público Press (APP) and the Houston Public Library, celebrated the 16th anniversary of El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros (Children’s Day/Book Day) with a day of storytelling, crafts, music and food. “Día at Discovery …

  Phoenix, AZ — Recently, there has been much discussion from Senator Marco Rubio and Mitt Romney regarding the DREAM Act.  Both were against it and now seem to want to support a version of a DREAM Act that creates a permanent underclass in light of a key election year …