Hispanic-Americans http://blog.wlrn.org en "Viaje One Way," Anthology Of Miami's Latin Cultures, At The Betsy Hotel http://blog.wlrn.org/post/viaje-one-way-anthology-miamis-latin-cultures-betsy-hotel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“Viaje One Way” is a Spanish-language anthology of authors from Latin America and Spain. Hernan&nbsp;Vera Alvarez, one of the editors, says the book is "a mirror of the&nbsp;21st-Century Miami."</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">"Before there were anthologies of Cuban writers in Miami," he says, "but this book is the first one that unites Latin American, Spanish and Cuban writers."</span></p><p>Alvarez moved to the U.S. from Argentina when he was 23 years old. Below, he talks about the new "Viaje One Way."</p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 22:47:55 +0000 Constanza Gallardo 34597 at http://blog.wlrn.org "Viaje One Way," Anthology Of Miami's Latin Cultures, At The Betsy Hotel Miami-Dade Panel Addresses Politics Of Race And Inclusion http://blog.wlrn.org/post/miami-dade-panel-addresses-politics-race-and-inclusion <p style="margin-bottom: 1.5em; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); line-height: 18.001798629760742px;">Miami-Dade County’s Black Affairs Advisory Board and Hispanic Affairs Advisory Board spent four hours talking race, diversity and inclusion yesterday.</p> Thu, 08 May 2014 12:34:19 +0000 Sammy Mack 32003 at http://blog.wlrn.org Miami-Dade Panel Addresses Politics Of Race And Inclusion Miami Hispanics Not Saving Much For Retirement, Study Says http://blog.wlrn.org/post/miami-hispanics-not-saving-much-retirement-study-says <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A recent survey by Prudential Financial advisors reveals the Hispanic American community places a priority on funding near-term goals, making it more difficult for Hispanics to prepare for retirement.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">From Oct. 28 to Nov. 18 last year, the study polled 1,023 Americans who identify as "Hispanic." It covered several financial topics and what the driving force is behind making financial decisions in Hispanic American households.</span></p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 21:23:54 +0000 Lisann Ramos 26852 at http://blog.wlrn.org Miami Hispanics Not Saving Much For Retirement, Study Says More Than Half of Black and Hispanic Students Will No Longer Qualify For Bright Futures Scholarships http://blog.wlrn.org/post/new-scholarship-standards-seen-disqualifying-majority-black-hispanic-students <div id="attachment_11813" class="wp-caption module image left" style="width: 187px;"><a href="http://stateimpact.npr.org/florida/2012/08/21/everything-you-need-to-know-about-applying-for-bright-futures-scholarships-and-what-it-covers/badgebrightfutures-floridastudentfinancialaid-org-2/" rel="attachment wp-att-11813"><img class="size-full wp-image-11813" title="badgeBrightFutures floridastudentfinancialaid.org" alt="" src="http://stateimpact.npr.org/florida/files/2012/08/badgeBrightFutures-floridastudentfinancialaid.org_1.jpg" width="187" height="262" /></a> <p class="wp-media-credit">florida Tue, 02 Apr 2013 16:35:05 +0000 John O'Connor 11797 at http://blog.wlrn.org