NEW CUBA PAC Launches to Call on Congress to Play Constructive Role, End Travel and Trade Restrictions on Americans

Posted by on May 20, 2015 in General

NEW CUBA PAC Launches to Call on Congress to Play Constructive Role, End Travel and Trade Restrictions on Americans

GritoBlast! – The New Cuba PAC officially celebrated its launch on Monday at a successful reception in Miami featuring Alan Gross as a guest of honor, himself an example of the power of diplomacy and engagement. Organized as a non-partisan federal Political Action Committee, the New Cuba PAC has a mission to support federal candidates who understand that allowing the American people to engage with the Cuban people is the most effective way to promote change on the island....

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RAINN’s National Sexual Assault Online Hotline Now Available in Spanish

Posted by on May 20, 2015 in Announcements, General

RAINN’s National Sexual Assault Online Hotline Now Available in Spanish

GritoBlast! — RAINN today launched free, confidential support for Spanish-speaking survivors of sexual assault through the National Sexual Assault Online Hotline. The new Spanish-language service, made possible by a Vision 21 grant from the Department of Justice’s Office for Victims of Crime, will be available 24/7 at rainn.org/es. It is designed to be accessible to survivors among the 37.6 million people in the United States who primarily speak Spanish. RAINN’s...

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Latinas for Latino Lit announces Summer Reading Program

Posted by on May 20, 2015 in General

Latinas for Latino Lit announces Summer Reading Program

GritoBlast! — In year three, the education and literacy organization Latinas for Latino Lit (L4LL) is proud to announce that all original Summer Reading Programs (which can be found by clicking here) are FREE for both families and groups. Click here to access early registration which opens on May 1st: The L4LL basic Summer Reading Program is for infants to young adults and features curated recommended reading lists of Latino children’s literature in English and...

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Coors Light announces call for nominations to Líderes program

Posted by on May 20, 2015 in Announcements, General

Coors Light announces call for nominations to Líderes program

GritoBlast! — Coors Light invites nominations for the 2015 Coors Light Líder of the Year. The winner will receive a $25,000 grant to develop a leadership project benefiting Latinos in his or her community. Emerging Latino community leaders can be nominated on the site until June 5, 2015. Twelve individuals from the pool of nominees will be chosen to participate in the 2015 Coors Light Líderes program by a panel of Latino community leaders from across the country. The 12...

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Coca-Cola offers free 3-minute phone calls to moms anywhere in the world

Posted by on May 8, 2015 in Announcements, General

Coca-Cola offers free 3-minute phone calls to moms anywhere in the world

GritoBlast! — Coca-Cola is launching an interactive video that connects sons and daughters with their mothers. The “Inseparable” video reminds viewers of the unbreakable bond between mother and child, and takes viewers through the emotional journey of the ever-changing, loving, and sometimes challenging relationship between mothers and daughters. After finishing the Mother’s Day video, viewers in the U.S. and Puerto Rico are prompted to make a free 3-minute phone call to...

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