#LatinosGive launches to reshape national narrative on Latino giving

Posted by on Nov 27, 2015 in General, Social Media

#LatinosGive launches to reshape national narrative on Latino giving

GritoBlast! December 1 is #GivingTuesday, a global movement to celebrate and encourage generosity around the world. In an effort to “Latinize” #GivingTuesday, HIPGive and NBC Latino have joined forces to launch a new social media campaign called #LatinosGive. #LatinosGive is meant to help reshape the national narrative by encouraging Latinos to share every day stories of how they give back to their families, communities, and society. On Dec. 1, NBC Latino and...

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Livestreaming of global day of climate action encourages the world to watch

Posted by on Nov 5, 2015 in General, Social Media

Livestreaming of global day of climate action encourages the world to watch

GritoBlast! 24 Hours of Reality and Live Earth: The World Is Watching, a global day of climate action and music hosted by former US Vice President Al Gore takes place on November 13-14. Some of the guests who will be joining the live event: French President François Hollande, actors and activists Ryan Reynolds and Calum Worthy, former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, and Telemundo journalist Vanessa Hauc, to name just a few. These next eight days mark the start of the home...

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Voto Latino launches #VLVoices to empower Latino Millennials ahead of 2016 election

Posted by on Oct 12, 2015 in General, Social Media

Voto Latino launches #VLVoices to empower Latino Millennials ahead of 2016 election

GritoBlast!   Voto Latino, the non-profit organization empowering Latino Millennials, has launched #VLVoices, a virtual debate watch party encouraging young Latinos in Nevada to share their reactions to candidates and their positions as they make their case to the American people on Tuesday night in Las Vegas. “Young Latinos in Nevada will play a crucial role in selecting the next President, and our community is looking for not just words, but action on our priorities,”...

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Inspire Latino youth by sharing inspirational stories in the #LatinosInspire Challenge

Posted by on Sep 28, 2015 in General, Social Media

Inspire Latino youth by sharing inspirational stories in the #LatinosInspire Challenge

GritoBlast! The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF), the nation’s largest not-for-profit organization supporting Hispanic American higher education, has launched its #LatinosInspire Challenge social media campaign. The campaign’s goal is to galvanize the Latino community across the country, through the sharing of inspiring personal stories – via social media – that highlight Latino success and accomplishment. Organizers expect these stories to inspire Latino youth...

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Voto Latino and Instagram create way to honor personal heroes in #HispanicHeritageHero campaign

Posted by on Sep 19, 2015 in General, Social Media

Voto Latino and Instagram create way to honor personal heroes in #HispanicHeritageHero campaign

GritoBlast! Voto Latino and Instagram have partnered in a special project for Hispanic Heritage Month. As a way to promote Hispanic Heritage Month of Action, a one of a kind on-the-ground and digital voter registration campaign, people are invited to participate in the #HispanicHeritageHero(s) campaign. The campaign is an opportunity for people to honor their own personal heroes. To participate: 1. Figure out who you want to thank this Hispanic Heritage Month for being your...

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Social media campaign appeals to Twitter to enable & support use of the letter ñ in Twitter handle

Posted by on Aug 18, 2015 in General, Social Media

Social media campaign appeals to Twitter to enable & support use of the letter ñ in Twitter handle

GritoBlast! Spanish or Español is the most spoken non-English language in U.S. homes and is a dominant language online. While Spanish has a large number of regional varieties, there is one commonality; one unifying tie that transcends offline and online ⎯ the use of the letter ñ. With more than 54 million Latinos in the United States, the letter ñ is an integral part of how the largest ethnic minority in the US communicates, connects and ultimately, identifies. Recognizing...

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