The 2015 LatinasinBusiness.us Best Business Contest

Posted by on Sep 30, 2015 in Contests, 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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White House educational social media campaign spotlights #LatinosTeach

Posted by on Sep 30, 2015 in General

White House educational social media campaign spotlights #LatinosTeach

GritoBlast! This Hispanic Heritage Month, during the week of Sept. 28 through Oct. 2, the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics is launching a Latinos Teach digital campaign, highlighting Hispanic educators and encouraging more Latinos to consider careers in teaching. Today, nearly one in four students in our nation’s public elementary and secondary schools is Hispanic. Yet, less than one in 10 teachers—or roughly just 8 percent of America’s...

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American Diabetes Association releases “Create your Plate” tool in Spanish and English

Posted by on Sep 29, 2015 in General

American Diabetes Association releases “Create your Plate” tool in Spanish and English

GritoBlast! The American Diabetes Association marks this Hispanic Heritage Month observance by introducing its new interactive nutrition tool in English and Spanish. The Create Your Plate tool allows users to create a balanced meal by prompting them to choose popular ingredients common in the Latino community. The tool also provides preparation tips and portion sizes, utilizing the Association recommended Create Your Plate method. The Association considers nutritious...

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Free online Urban Playgrounds guide shows people what they’re missing by not visiting urban national parks

Posted by on Sep 29, 2015 in General

Free online Urban Playgrounds guide shows people what they’re missing by not visiting urban national parks

GritoBlast! The National Park Foundation is on a mission to get everyone to visit the country’s national parks. To help, they’ve released the new, free, downloadable “Urban Playgrounds” guide profiling 24 national parks in 24 major U.S. cities. The guide provides stunning images, fun facts, ideas for what to do at each park, and how to get there. As a bonus, the guide also suggests additional National Park Service sites to check out while in the...

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Calling Latinas to contribute to anthology raising awareness about gender violence.

Posted by on Sep 28, 2015 in General

Calling Latinas to contribute to anthology raising awareness about gender violence.

GritoBlast!  Basta! is a project that begun in Santiago, Chile by Ediciones Asterión a few years ago. A group of women writers wanted to use the power of words to try and stop violence against their gender in Chile, or at the very least, bring more awareness to it. Over time, the project has grown to other countries and continents and now, it is in the U.S.  Currently work is being done to create an  U.S. anthology and submissions are welcomed. To enter, send 3 short...

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