Latinas for Latino Lit chat with children’s author Duncan Tonatiuh, part of the Lunchtime Author Google Hangout series

Posted by on Jul 22, 2015 in Children, Education, General

Latinas for Latino Lit chat with children’s author Duncan Tonatiuh, part of the Lunchtime Author Google Hangout series

GritoBlast! On Friday, July 24 at 12 noon EST, Latinas for Latino Lit will have a conversation with the popular Mexican children’s author Duncan Tonatiuh, as part of the Lunchtime Author Google Hangout series. A little about Duncan: Duncan Tonatiuh (toh-nah-tyou) is an award winning children’s author and illustrator. His book Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote; A Migrant’s Tale is the winner of the 2014 Tomás Rivera Mexican American children’s book award....

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Nine Rudolfo Anaya titles released in e-book format

Posted by on Jul 21, 2015 in Culture, General

Nine Rudolfo Anaya titles released in e-book format

GritoBlast! Bless Me, Ultíma catapulted author Rudolfo Anaya onto the national literary stage in 1972. His magical plot weave of Hispanic tradition with modern-day challenges, a mix of both English and Spanish text and portrayal of Chicano culture established Anaya’s reputation as the “abuelo of Chicano literature.” His list of published works since that literary debut — fiction, non-fiction, poetry, children’s stories, anthologies and plays —...

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California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce creates platform connecting Latino start-ups with investors

Posted by on Jul 16, 2015 in Contest, General

California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce creates platform connecting Latino start-ups with investors

GritoBlast! CALIFORNIA — The California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce has a new tool to help small businesses — SHARK TANK CHCC. SHARK TANK CHCC is the premier platform for Latino Start-ups in California to connect with angel and venture investors. This live event platform allows Start-ups to have direct access to potential investors who can take their business ventures to the next level. Investors consider offers to invest their money and start-ups are given opportunity to...

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SaludToday launches #SaludSummer to promote healthy eating during summer months

Posted by on Jul 16, 2015 in General, Health, Social Media

SaludToday launches #SaludSummer to promote healthy eating during summer months

GritoBlast! Junk food consumption peaks during the summer months, reports show. To help change that, Salud America! (@SaludToday) and San Antonio Chef Johnny Hernandez (@IamChefJohnny) are partnering to launch #SaludSummer, a social media recipe-sharing campaign to promote healthy—and fun—eating for families during the summer. Once a week, the campaign uses #SaludSummer to share on social media one new healthy, kid-friendly recipe by Chef Johnny. Chef Johnny is a...

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Analysis released of over 100 research reports and surveys on LGBTQ community

Posted by on Jul 14, 2015 in General, Good News

Analysis released of over 100 research reports and surveys on LGBTQ community

GritoBlast! — Pulling from over 100 individual publications, reports and surveys compiled from more than 50 leading researchers on LGBTQ issues, Our Tomorrow — a campaign to engage LGBTQ people in a national conversation about their future — released an analysis exploring the lifecycle of LGBTQ people, as well as infographics showing both the hopes and fears and the diversity of the community. “The Our Tomorrow campaign was launched in order for our entire community to have...

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