Etiqueta: IMMIGRATION

Your Weekend: Salvadoran American Day Festival in Hempstead

Every year, thousands of Long Islanders dressed in royal blue and white come to show pride for their native country at the Salvadoran American...

A Visit to Long Island’s “San Quemeiro” Beach

During his childhood in the 1980s, Univision News writer Arturo Conde remembers traveling with his family—who had emigrated from the Galicia region of Spain—to...

First Person: Fleeing Terror in Peru and Overcoming Hardship in America

It started with the economy. In the 1980s, Peru went into a recession, which led to unprecedented levels of unemployment and hyperinflation. Government corruption...

Searching for a Colombian Bakery, Finding an Unexpected Bond

I guess you could say I was spoiled. I grew up in Queens, with access to whatever type of Latin cuisine I might want:...

Hear Me Speak: A Symposium on Oral Histories

Tuesday, April 17, 2012 The Hispanic/Latino Cultural Center in collaboration with the Politics, Economics, and Law Department at SUNY Old Westbury Multipurpose Room A, Student Union Hear...

Screening of “A Better Life” and a Panel Discussion With the...

The National Day Laborer Organizing Network, together with the Ford Foundation, will host a special screening of the acclaimed film A Better Life, starring...

On the Anniversary of Oscar Romero’s Death, Revisiting His Mission

Oscar Romero is my hero. Every Central American immigrant on Long Island knows the murdered bishop’s name. They know he was killed because he stood...

Women’s Activism and Empowerment: A Global Perspective [PHOTOS]

Whether highlighting the struggles of Tibetan nuns against government persecution or documenting the post-earthquake crisis in Haiti, photographer Ana Elisa Fuentes has been able...

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