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  Houston Area Women’s Center Hotline Gets a Major Makeover Women’s Center’s 24-Hour Hotline Call Center Receives $100,000 Humana Communities Benefit Grant for a Telecommunications Transformation   The Houston Area Women’s Center unveiled its newly updated 24-Hour Call Center last March 21 at 9 a.m. at its facility located at …

  Phoenix, AZ –Latinos are fighting the sentiment of California’s Proposition 187  in the new millennium again via Pete Wilson.  Mitt Romney has received the endorsement of Wilson who is kryptonite to Latinos, and it is unfortunate old mistakes that precede the Civil Rights era is rearing its ugly head.  …

   Latino Museum Studies Program The Interpretation of Latino Visual and Material Culture July 2 – August 10, 2012 Application Deadline – April 6, 2012 Program Overview Organized by the Smithsonian Latino Center (SLC), the Latino Museum Studies Program (LMSP) was created in 1994 to increase the representation, documentation, research, …

Re-enacting the historic 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery, LULAC, LCLAA, the Hispanic Federation, and supporters will march from Washington D.C. to Montgomery, Ala., from Wednesday to Friday to rally for the protection of worker’s rights, voting rights, public education, and immigration reform.

  Houston Cougars avenged their earlier season loss to Rice, escaping Tudor Fieldhouse with a 76-75 win. Darian Thibodeaux led all scorers with 21 points, while Alandise Harris added 16 points. The Cougars were up by as many as 10 points with eight minutes remaining in the game, however, the …

Time Magazine recently released a cover that was supposed to make people think twice about stereotypes. Instead, the magazine used a stereotype to get its point across.

  Ever since swingman Chase Budinger entered the NBA in 2009, he has continued to amaze crowds with his highlight reel dunks, courtesy of his over 40-inch vertical leap. Budinger now has a platform to display his unique talents, as he was selected to participate in the annual Sprite Slam …

  In response to the arrests of two Houston Dynamo players earlier this month, Quanell X, the leader of the New Black Panther Party and a local community activist, organized a march against racism on Washington Avenue.  The protest was to be held on February 12. He decided to postpone …

  US Citizenship and Immigration Services announced that Self Check, a free online service of E-Verify that allows workers to check their own employment eligibility status, is now available in all 50 states, Washington, D.C., Guam, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands. Launched …

  This spring, students from the University of Houston chapter of MAES began volunteering with the robotics program at Reagan High School, located in the Houston Independent School District. The high school students in the robotics club, under the instruction of Mr. Fernando Blasco, design and build robots using FIRST …