Tag: Latinos de Iowa

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Marshalltown’s own Yessenia Chavez making a name for herself as a reporter in the QC

The national debate about responsible journalism is raging on. In the era of alternative facts, fake media and search of journalistic integrity, the profession of journalism is in the national spotlight. Simply put, it isContinue reading…

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The Iowa Commission of Latino Affairs has established the Iowa Latino Hall of Fame

Iowa Latino Hall of Fame Many outstanding Latinos/as helped shape Iowa and many strong Latino leaders continue to contribute their talents and skills to improve the quality of life in this state. To recognize andContinue reading…

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Gente de Des Moines ayer fue un Día Sin Inmigrantes ¿Y hoy que hacemos?

Ayer miles de personas se unieron al movimiento “Un Día Sin Inmigrantes” ¿Pero hoy que? ¿Que podemos hacer el resto de nosotros para apoyar este movimiento y seguir demostrando que si en realidad los inmigrantesContinue reading…

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The State of Iowa Joins The National Movement “A Day Without Immigrants”

Immigrants and allies in the State of Iowa declare themselves on strike and rally to create awareness about anti-immigrant rhetoric and legislation engulfing our nation and state. The movement is calling on the entire communityContinue reading…

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Iowa State University Joins Over 80 Other Schools And Universities Participating in Walkouts and Sit Ins Demanding #SanctuaryCampus

Undocumented students, many of whom qualify for the deferred action program Trump plans to eliminate, are coming out of the shadows as undocumented, unafraid and resilient in the face of uncertainty. They are calling onContinue reading…

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Andrew Bribriesco and family of Iowa City make a cameo on latest video by the Hillary Clinton campaign

Check out Iowa City lawyer and Bettendorf native Andrew Bribriesco, Jasmine Hernandez and their daughter Paloma in the latest video by Hillary Clinton for America. Their appearance is around minute 4:54 of the video:  

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LULAC Davenport Founder series: Ernest Rodriguez

By Catherine Babikian Ernest Rodriguez grew up to be a civil rights leader and worked for change in his community throughout his life. He was born in boxcar #8 in Bettendorf, Iowa. The boxcar wasContinue reading…

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LULAC Davenport Founder Series: Salvador Lopez

Salvador Lopez was born in Muscatine, Iowa, in 1928. His parents Antonia and Federico Lopez, had come to the United States from central Mexico some years before. During the Depression, the family moved from Fairport,Continue reading…

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LULAC Davenport Founder series: Henry Vargas

Henry Vargas was born in Davenport, Iowa, in 1929, eight years after his parents had fled Mexico during the Mexican Revolution. In Iowa, his father worked for the Rock Island Railroad, while his mother, EsperanzaContinue reading…

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Latino Festival accepts poster contest entries, moves to new location

Organizers of Iowa’s Latino Heritage Festival will accept submissions for the festival’s annual poster contest through July 15. Two students’ poster designs will be selected to receive scholarships: $1,000 for first place, along with useContinue reading…

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La Santa Cecilia to headline the Warren Morrow Latino Music Festival

The 5th Annual Warren Morrow Memorial Concert to become the first Latino Music Festival in Iowa  When Warren Morrow died unexpectedly at the age of 34, his friends wanted to find a way to continueContinue reading…