HACE and Café Bustelo ARE GIVING AWAY $45,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS!

On November 11, 2013, in News, Wake up Latinos, by Joshua N. Melendez

Are you a full time college student that could use some more funding? If you live in Chicago, Houston, or Los Angeles then there is no excuse not to display your writing creativity and go get a $5,000.00 scholarship. Hace and Cafe Bustelo simply ask for an essay and the essay should be fun to […]

Enchanted Island: by May Torres is Set to Inspire America’s Latino Youth

On August 6, 2013, in Wake up Latinos, by Joshua N. Melendez

Enchanted Island: Uplifting Debut Novel by May Torres Set to Inspire America’s Latino Youth (via SBWire) Depicting an ‘average’ Puerto Rican girl from New York who finds she is anything but average, ‘Enchanted Island’ sends a strong and empowering message to young Latino girls everywhere. Driving them to read more, better themselves and realize…

Attention NYC: Latinos Step up and make a difference, be a mentor

On May 13, 2013, in News, Wake up Latinos, by Joshua N. Melendez

Dennis Sanchez is organizing an event for “Youth Mentoring Awareness” in NYC. This event is aimed at those that are concerned with the discouraging statistic results of our Latino Youth and their lack of education, specifically the Latino Males. We need to stand together and unite to make a difference for our youth. I am […]

Actor Wilmer Valderrama Headlines CHCI’s College Readiness Workshop for Latinos

On December 7, 2012, in News, Wake up Latinos, by Joshua N. Melendez

Actor Wilmer Valderrama Headlines CHCI’s College Readiness Workshop at Rio Hondo College Latino High School Students Take on Challenge of Achieving Higher Education WASHINGTON, D.C.- Actor Wilmer Valderrama will participate in the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s (CHCI) college readiness program Ready to Lead (R2L) on Saturday, December 8, 2012, at Rio Hondo College in Whittier California. […]

$5 million in funding for citizenship preparation programs in U.S. & USCIS wants to hear from you!

On March 21, 2012, in News, Wake up Latinos, by Joshua N. Melendez

USCIS has the following information to share:   1)      Citizenship Grant Announcement USCIS announced today the availability of a competitive grant opportunity designed to promote immigrant civic integration and prepare permanent residents for citizenship. This year’s program will offer approximately $5 million in funding for citizenship preparation programs in communities across the country. Through this grant opportunity, USCIS […]

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