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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Georgia Latinos push for inclusion, respect and consideration from state’s business, civil and community leaders

Posted by on Jun 13, 2016 in General, Survey

Georgia Latinos push for inclusion, respect and consideration from state’s business, civil and community leaders

GritoBlast! — For Latinos living in Georgia, the Peach State has not been the sweetest place to live. Yet, a group of Georgian Latinos has been working to change that reality. For close to 2 years, dozens of Latino serving non-profit professionals have gathered at “Latino Forums” round tables that discussed collaborations, explored synergies and in general ways to partner up and better serve the community. In 2015, out of one of those meetings, the idea of creating a...

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Attention Bilingual New Yorkers in NYC: Open call to participate in online survey

Posted by on Aug 10, 2015 in General, Survey

Attention Bilingual New Yorkers in NYC: Open call to participate in online survey

GritoBlast! — In multilingual, multicultural New York City, it is not unusual for residents who have a native or heritage language other than English to use that language in public areas: on the subway, in a store, in a park. The purpose of this study is to find out what such experiences are like. How comfortable are bilingual people speaking their native or heritage languages? How accepting are New Yorkers about hearing languages other than English? The researcher of this...

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US Latinas Put Selfies and Sacrifice First in Travel Experiences

Posted by on May 8, 2015 in General, Survey

US Latinas Put Selfies and Sacrifice First in Travel Experiences

GritoBlast! — When it comes to family, U.S. Latinas put their children’s needs before their own, even when traveling, according to the annual Women in Travel survey released today by Best Western International. In fact, approximately 68 percent of U.S. Latinas with children said their children’s needs come first when traveling, in comparison to only 61 percent of their non-Hispanic counterparts. As the busy summer vacation season approaches, Best Western looked...

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Poll of Latino families finds optimism, despite many obstacles

Posted by on Nov 12, 2014 in General, Survey

Poll of Latino families finds optimism, despite many obstacles

GritoBlast! — In partnership with Univision and The Denver Post, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) released a national survey of 1,000 Latino adults that relates the challenges and successes their families experience living in the United States. Latinos, ranging from new immigrants to long-time U.S. citizens, are keenly aware of discrimination and inequities, but remain optimistic about the future, particularly their economic conditions, personal health status, and the...

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