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When a Community Comes Together a Time of Trial Brings a Time of Triumph for Iowa Al Exito Students

By Jocelyn Frohwein Nina Garcia once said, “I think my Latino culture has equipped me with a different point of view than the rest of my counterparts, and seeing things from a different angle hasContinue reading…

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Iowa LULAC disheartened by election results, vows to protect DACA recipients

DES MOINES – The League of United Latino American Citizens of Iowa today expressed its disappointment in the outcome of state and national races and vowed to do its part to continue to protect immigrantsContinue reading…

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Latina Leadership Initiative says good-bye to former Executive Director

A month after the Latina Leadership Initiative (LLI) announced their new leader, Christina Fernandez-Morrow gave her official good-bye on Saturday, Oct. 15. Christina Fernandez-Morrow welcomed Viviana De la Cruz ’15 as the new Executive Director,Continue reading…

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Celebrating Hispanic Culture in Iowa

Hola Iowa has put together a list of the festivities in Iowa surrounding National Hispanic Heritage Month. Visit with your family and friends these festivals and enjoy the music, food and dances that make ourContinue reading…

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Clothing Designer Laura Rodriguez and her work are featured on the cover of dsm Magazine

As a child in Guadalajara, Mexico, Laura Rodriguez was mesmerized by how her mother dressed for dinner parties. “I watched my mom getting ready … and it was so dreamy,” says the now-26-year-old Rodriguez. “SheContinue reading…

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Migration is Beautiful: Ila Rodriguez Plasencia (born 1927)

By Catherine Babikian Ila Plasencia learned to pitch from her brother, a talented baseball player. Soon, she became pitcher for her grade school softball team, and those experiences guided her for the rest of herContinue reading…

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2016 Women of Influence Honoree: Dawn Martinez Oropeza

By Perry Beeman Reprinted with permission by the Business Record For Dawn Martinez Oropeza, recalling how her father was stripped of his cultural identity drives her to make sure that doesn’t happen to 600 middleContinue reading…

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Agencia Adriana / Agencia Enlase

Agencia Adriana Seguros para Auto, Casa, Negocio 7 años de experiencia Legalizando Vehículos para México, Permisos de importación Temporal La única Agencia que le ofrece la Cancelación de Permisos de Importación Temporal Notario Publico TraducciónContinue reading…

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“We Are All Ecuador” Festival Fundraiser will take place this Sunday in Des Moines

On April of this year Ecuador was hit by a massive earthquake. Buildings were destroyed, many people were injured and a lot were killed by this natural disaster. In order to help the people ofContinue reading…