Tag: Iowa

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Shark Tank Contestant Headlines the 2017 Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit

Robbie Cabral, founder, CEO, and creator of BenjiLock will attend as a keynote speaker at the 2017 Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit (IES) in central Iowa next month. Robbie, who appeared on Shark Tank Sunday (October 15)Continue reading…

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Images from Iowa’s Latino Heritage Festival 2017

  Relive the fun with the images from the 2017 Iowa’s Latino Heritage Festival.  Also check out our Instagram account @holaamerica for exclusive pictures Photos by Tar Macias  

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Consulado Móvil visitará la ciudad de Marshalltown, Iowa el 30 de Septiembre

Hola Iowa en colaboración con el Marshalltown Community College y el Marshalltown Regional Partnership se complacen en anunciar la visita del Consulado Móvil de México a Marshalltown. El Consulado de México en Omaha llevará caboContinue reading…

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Iowa’s Latino Heritage Festival unveils new website, poster contest winner

  DES MOINES, IA – Iowa’s Latino Heritage Festival has a revamped website that is easier to navigate and shares more information about the festival.   The website, www.latinoheritagefestival.org, details the entertainment, volunteer information, vendor requirements andContinue reading…

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Iowa Latino Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Human Rights and the Iowa Commission of Latino Affairs is pleased to announce three outstanding Latinos to be inducted into the 2017 Iowa Latino Hall of Fame.  Continue reading…

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LULAC IOWA demands immediate investigation into Human Trafficking ties to Iowa

Bettendorf, IA, July 24, 2017 – As the death toll climbs to 10 in the human trafficking tragedy in San Antonio, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) of Iowa calls for answers. FactsContinue reading…

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Gov. Reynolds, Gov. Rauner break ground on I-74 bridge reconstruction project

Gov. Kim Reynolds and Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner broke ground Monday June 26 launching a three-and-a-half year construction project to build a new Interstate 74 Mississippi River Bridge. The project will improve safety and travelContinue reading…

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Marlu’s Xingonas of the Month: The Ladies of the Latina Leadership Initiative of Greater Des Moines

This month, we celebrate a group of women that are the definition of Xingonas: the ladies of the Latina Leadership Initiative, LLI. The group of women recently celebrated their graduation from the 9-month program, withContinue reading…

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8 Cool Races to run this spring and summer in the Quad Cities

With the weather finally seeming to act its season lately and all the surprise winter storms gone for good, Quad Citizens can begin to break out their shorts and tank tops and prepare for upcomingContinue reading…

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Latina Entrepreneur, Mother of Two, Succeeds Against All Odds

Hardships either break people or make them. Since early age Sonia Villalpando has had more than her share of hardships to deal with. Despite the difficulties, she never let them keep her down.  Villalpando, 27-year-oldContinue reading…

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The Documentary Beyond Borders: Undocumented Mexican Americans will be presented in West Liberty

Two West Liberty organizations will present the documentary Beyond Borders: Undocumented Mexican Americans on Monday, April 24th at 7:00 p.m. at the New Strand Theatre, 111 E 3rd Street in West Liberty, IA. A panelContinue reading…

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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…