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Maize Retreat, opportunity to celebrate Latino and Indigenous culture

The Maize Retreat provides youth the opportunity to explore the Iowa 4-H Youth Development Program and Iowa State University. Youth participants from across Iowa will gather to experience 4-H Healthy Living, STEM, Citizenship, Leadership, andContinue reading…

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Iowans Say NO to HF265

A bill for an act prohibiting the state, counties, cities, and certain postsecondary educational institutions from limiting or restricting enforcement of federal immigration laws (Formerly HSB 67.) has been introduced to the legislature and isContinue reading…

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East Moline Teachers will vote on an Intent to Strike on Monday

EAST MOLINE EDUCATION ASSOCIATION PRESS RELEASE East Moline, IL January 20, 2017: After making every effort to settle a contract, the members of the East Moline Education Association were left with few options after bargainingContinue reading…

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“Today Ascentra is Making Sense of Tax Returns.”

If you’re getting a tax refund, careful planning could help improve your finances for the year. Here are some tips to help maximize your tax refund. Reduce debt – Use your refund to payoff creditContinue reading…

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Requisitos para Matrícula Consular

1.- Haga su cita en MEXITEL 1-877-MEXITEL 1-877-639-4835 Citas por Internet: El trámite de expedición de pasaportes y matrículas consulares de alta seguridad en Consulados Móviles se brinda solo con cita. Usted podrá obtener informaciónContinue reading…

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Mercado on Fifth will be back Sept.30 – Oct. 28

Mercado on Fifth is an outdoor evening market in the Floreciente neighborhood in Moline featuring food trucks, free live music and entertainment and vendor booths from a variety of local businesses and cultural offerings everyContinue reading…

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Images: 64th Annual Fiesta Day Parade in Sterling and Rock Falls

  Fiesta Day Parade is a tradition that is more than six decades old and still going strong in the Sauk Valley Area. This tradition not only celebrates Mexican Independence Day, but also it isContinue reading…

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Celebrating New Citizens

Every year many immigrants, who already know and love this country as their second home, participate in a ceremony to become a citizen of the United States of America. This is one of the mostContinue reading…

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Latina Leadership Initiative Class of 2017

Last month, the leadership program Latina Leadership Initiative (LLI) premiered its fourth leadership class for Latinas. This year, the class has grown from 14 to 17 students, varying in ages and county of birth. ForContinue reading…

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On the Fourth Anniversary of DACA, A Reminder of the Stakes of the 2016 Election

August 15 marked the four year anniversary of the implementation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program for DREAMers, and while DACA changed the lives of 700,000 young immigrants, the results of theContinue reading…

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Robbery at Grant Street Bettendorf Ascentra Credit Union Branch, Staff Safe

Late this morning, a robbery occurred at the Ascentra Bettendorf branch located at 1710 Grant Street. The situation was effectively handled and everyone is safe. The incident is currently under investigation and more information willContinue reading…

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Latest poll results show key demographic gaps in Presidential Race in the swing state of Iowa

These are the results from the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist polls, which found Hillary Clinton ahead in Iowa (by four points) among registered voters   Three key Gaps   Iowa  – Gender Gap Men: TrumpContinue reading…

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Images from the LULAC QC Scholarship Banquet 2016

Thank you to Ascentra Credit Union, Regional Development Authority and Saint Ambrose University for sponsoring the banquet this year. ►LULAC Davenport in collaboration with LULAC Moline awarded tonight $33,000 to 48 Quad City area studentsContinue reading…

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Eva Savala the Latina Godmother of politics in Rock Island County

By Dawn Neuses Eva Savala has always used her voice to help others: as a wife and mother of five; as a local, state and international union representative; as an advocate for Latino voter registrationContinue reading…

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LULAC QC will award $33,000 in scholarships to 48 students

LULAC will be holding its annual scholarship awards banquet on Sunday, July 31 at 4:00 pm at the Rogalski Center at Saint Ambrose University, Davenport, IA. Invited are the recipients, their parents or guardians, CouncilContinue reading…

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IME presents Maggie Rivera with OHTLI recognition award during LULAC National Conference

During the Annual National Convention of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), the Institute of Mexicans in foreign lands (IME) confirmed Magdalena “Maggie” Enriquez Rivera as a recipient of national award Ohtli forContinue reading…

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Verizon IndyCar Series driver Gabby Chaves in Des Moines to promote Latino Festival, Iowa Corn race

Iowa’s Latino Heritage Festival will co-host IndyCar driver Gabby Chaves at a meet-and-greet event Friday. Chaves, a native of Bogota, Colombia, has raced in the Verizon IndyCar Series for the past two seasons. In 2015,Continue reading…