Call-to-Action: Help fund how to spot fake news & stop spread of hatred, lies and bigotry

Posted by on Nov 30, 2017 in Call-to-Action, General

Call-to-Action: Help fund how to spot fake news & stop spread of hatred, lies and bigotry

GritoBlast — When it comes to fake news, there’s no bigger perpetrator, unfortunately, than our own president Donald Trump. His latest egregious spread of fake news is his retweeting, and subsequent doubling down, on the accuracy of several videos depicting Muslim, or assumed Muslim characters, attacking white Europeans and shattering a Catholic religious representation of the Virgin Mary. Unlike his other retweets/tweets of fake news, this time it has drawn global...

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Special #LatinosGive campaign spearheads help to over 50 nonprofits on both sides of the border

Posted by on Nov 28, 2017 in Call-to-Action, General

Special #LatinosGive campaign spearheads help to over 50 nonprofits on both sides of the border

GritoBlast!  Cyberspace is celebrating #GivingTuesday  but Latinos are creating our own fiesta-in-giving with #LatinosGive. To help support those nonprofits keeping our most vulnerable communities afloat, Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIP) is providing $10,000 in matching funds to double the impact of your donation to a Latino cause on their crowdfunding platform HIPGive. Over 50 deserving nonprofit campaigns are featured on the HIPGive platform. Just choose your favorite or...

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Mexican DREAMers asked to fill out survey used to advocate for Mexico’s recognition of US credits and degrees

Posted by on Nov 9, 2017 in General, Survey

Mexican DREAMers asked to fill out survey used to advocate for Mexico’s recognition of US credits and degrees

GritoBlast! — While headlines about deporting DREAMers, undocumented children, mothers, and veterans grab the news these days, the fact is deportations have been an ongoing reality for many years, under every president. But what most people don’t know, or understand about being deported, is that a deportee can’t just pick up the pieces of their lives and resume living in a country where they have no real history. For example, take education. When a student moves...

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Crowdfunding platform to help Latina-focused non-profits earn needed dollars

Posted by on Oct 23, 2017 in Call-to-Action, General

Crowdfunding platform to help Latina-focused non-profits earn needed dollars

GritoBlast!  In this volatile political climate, the nation has witnessed a rollback of rights, safeguards and protections that most thought were the standard going forward. One of the hardest hit groups is women. More than ever it’s important to preserve women’s rights and ensure those who advocate for Latinas receive the necessary financial support to provide service to their clients. Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIP) know that one of the biggest obstacles...

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VoteRunLead to conduct national training to prepare more women for political office

Posted by on Oct 12, 2017 in General, Notable News

VoteRunLead to conduct national training to prepare more women for political office

GritoBlast! Hillary Clinton’s participation in the 2016 presidential election inspired many women and young girls that they too can run for the highest office in the land, but it’s been the passage of legislation detrimental to the well-being and basic rights of women that is spurring many to challenge the male status quo in Congress, state houses, and city councils and take it upon themselves to not only run for office but change how government is run. But...

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