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

Posted by on Sep 28, 2015 in General

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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Latino youth-written films available online for reduced price

Posted by on Sep 28, 2015 in General

Latino youth-written films available online for reduced price

GritoBlast!   Scenarios, the national non-profit organization that uses writing and film to engage young people on issues of social justice, is offering a selection of Latino youth focused films, written by youth and directed by Hollywood directors for a reduced price streaming on their Vimeo Video On Demand channel.  Additionally, the film The Tale of Timmy Two Chins, written by Luis Hernandez and directed by Nancy Savoca (True Love, Union Square), is available on YouTube...

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New undergraduate scholarship for Latinas

Posted by on Sep 28, 2015 in General, Scholarships

New undergraduate scholarship for Latinas

GritoBlast!   Conffianz, a skincare company dedicated specifically to Latinas, has launched in 250 Target stores.  In celebration, Conffianz announces its Inexplicablemente BellaScholarship. Conffianz, derived from the Spanish words confianza and confidente, aims to make every woman feel confident and look fabulous and is committed to supporting young Latinas in all aspects, including post-secondary education.   Conffianz will proudly donate a percentage of its Target...

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A List of Scholarships For Undocumented Students

Posted by on Sep 28, 2015 in General, Scholarships

A List of Scholarships For Undocumented Students

By Laura Bohorquez and Mayu Takeda Generation Progress     Scholarship Resources Undergraduate and Graduate Programs Coffeeforless.com – Hit the Books Scholarship (Deadline 09/30/2015) With 25 years as a business leader in Philadelphia, we at CoffeeForLess.com know that tough times do not just hit the banks. They hit us all, but we must never lose sight of our biggest investment in the future: the next generation of scholars and entrepreneurs. We...

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Hispanic community news site launches “30-4-30” podcast series talking one-on-one with Latino leaders

Posted by on Sep 21, 2015 in General

Hispanic community news site launches “30-4-30” podcast series talking one-on-one with Latino leaders

GritoBlast! Why is it that some people still think Latinos only clean toilets, mow lawns, are nannies or pick crops? While Latinos may be overrepresented in those particular occupations, it’s also true that more and more Latinos — sometimes the sons and daughters of those hardworking laborers — are finding their own professional paths in life far from the fields or broom closets. Latinos are blazing trails in all industries, from athletics to medicine, tech,...

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