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VIVA Quad Cities’ 25th anniversary is set for September 8 in Davenport, IA

  VIVA Quad Cities and LULAC Quad Cities invite you to attend the Quad Cities largest celebration of Hispanic culture with food, dancing, live music, a Fiesta Queen contest, merchants and more. Celebrate the 25thContinue reading…

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Guadalupe Chavez of Davenport – An Outstanding Student at the UI College of Pharmacy

  First year PharmD student Guadalupe Chavez has known she’s wanted a rewarding career since high school. After several volunteer experiences and exploring options throughout high school, she discovered how many opportunities there are withContinue reading…

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Latino Family Visit Days at Iowa State University

  The Latino/a Family Visit Day is an event hosted by The Iowa State Chapter of Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity Inc. in collaboration with the Office of Admissions. This day is designed to giveContinue reading…

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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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Saint Ambrose University is host to the first LULAC Collegiate Council in Iowa

By Dawn Neuses DAVENPORT, Iowa — A diverse group of students have created a community at St. Ambrose University, a place where they can excel and share their culture as members of the first LULACContinue reading…

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Images from the Latinx Youth Leadership Development Summit

Images from the Latinx Youth Leadership Development Summit at the XVIII Iowa Latinx Conference, October 7, 2016 at Iowa Memorial Union in Iowa City. Over 370 High school students from all over Iowa and theContinue 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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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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Why Education Needs to Be Our Nation’s New Priority

By Rick Najera Years ago I was accepted to University of Southern California. None of my family had ever graduated from college. My dad was a sheet metal worker and my mom was a waitress.Continue reading…