Young Adult short story contest looking for diverse authors

Posted by on Jul 8, 2016 in Announcements, Contest, General

Young Adult short story contest looking for diverse authors

GritoBlast! – We Need Diverse Books (“WNDB”) is a grassroots organization created to address the lack of diverse, non-majority narratives in children’s literature. WNDB is committed to the ideal that embracing diversity will lead to acceptance, empathy, and ultimately equality. We recognize all diverse experiences, including (but not limited to) LGBTQIA, people of color, gender diversity, people with disabilities, and ethnic, cultural, and religious minorities. Our mission...

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20016 Coors Light Líderes call for nominations

Posted by on Apr 26, 2016 in Contest, General

20016 Coors Light Líderes call for nominations

GritoBlast! Marking its 10th anniversary, the Coors Light Líderes program begins the search to find the next up-and-coming Latino leader for 2016. The program seeks an emerging Latino leader nominated by a nonprofit institution to receive a $25,000 grant to develop a program that benefits Latinos in his or her community. Emerging Latino leaders can be nominated at www.coorslightlideres.com starting today through June 20, 2016. “This year we are excited to kick off the Coors...

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Only One Week Left to Vote for the 9th Annual Children’s & Teen Choice Book Awards!

Posted by on Apr 18, 2016 in Contest, General

Only One Week Left to Vote for the 9th Annual Children’s & Teen Choice Book Awards!

GritoBlast! The Children’s and Teen Choice Book Awards is the only national book awards program where the winners are selected by the people who read them — the children and teens. Children from kindergarten to high school can cast their votes for their favorite titles among the 20 finalists. With five titles in each category, readers search their grade level and cast their vote. Among the finalists are The Little Shop of Monsters by R.L. Stine in the K-2nd grade...

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First-ever multi-market accelerator launches for Latinas in STEAM, Social Innovation & Urban Agriculture

Posted by on Oct 21, 2015 in Contest, General

First-ever multi-market accelerator launches for Latinas in STEAM, Social Innovation & Urban Agriculture

GritoBlast! AccessLatina, a non-for-profit organization pioneering entrepreneurial growth for women, announced the launch of the first-ever multi-market accelerator program developed to reach one of America’s fastest growing populations—Latinas—in STEAM, social innovation and agriculture. AccessLatina parallels the passion, authenticity and cultural roots that Latinas proudly share. The accelerator was launched by two female entrepreneurs: Lucienne Gigante and Marta...

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The 2015 LatinasinBusiness.us Best Business Contest

Posted by on Sep 30, 2015 in Contest, General

The 2015 LatinasinBusiness.us Best Business Contest

GritoBlast!  Want to make $100 in 30 seconds? In celebration of their first anniversary coming up on 2015 Hispanic Heritage Month, LatinasinBusiness.us is launching a promotional opportunity*! Deliver a 30-second elevator pitch video and participate in the 2015 LatinasinBusiness.us Best Business Award! An elevator pitch is a brief, persuasive speech that can be used to spark interest in your business or organization, and the promotional tool that can land you a $100 gift...

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Time to vote for 2015 Coors Light Líderes

Posted by on Sep 18, 2015 in Contest, General

Time to vote for 2015 Coors Light Líderes

GritoBlast! — Coors Light has announced this year’s Líderes, a group of 12 exceptional Latino leaders of legal drinking age who are committed to helping their communities through empowering programs. The 12 Líderes were nominated by national and local nonprofit organizations and selected by Coors Light based on their achievements and impact in the Hispanic community. The general public will be able to help select the Coors Light 2015 Líder of the Year through an online...

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