#LatinosGive launches to reshape national narrative on Latino giving

Posted by on Nov 27, 2015 in General

#LatinosGive launches to reshape national narrative on Latino giving

GritoBlast! December 1 is #GivingTuesday, a global movement to celebrate and encourage generosity around the world. In an effort to “Latinize” #GivingTuesday, HIPGive and NBC Latino have joined forces to launch a new social media campaign called #LatinosGive. #LatinosGive is meant to help reshape the national narrative by encouraging Latinos to share every day stories of how they give back to their families, communities, and society. On Dec. 1, NBC Latino and...

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Livestreaming of global day of climate action encourages the world to watch

Posted by on Nov 5, 2015 in General

Livestreaming of global day of climate action encourages the world to watch

GritoBlast! 24 Hours of Reality and Live Earth: The World Is Watching, a global day of climate action and music hosted by former US Vice President Al Gore takes place on November 13-14. Some of the guests who will be joining the live event: French President François Hollande, actors and activists Ryan Reynolds and Calum Worthy, former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, and Telemundo journalist Vanessa Hauc, to name just a few. These next eight days mark the start of the home...

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Latino Rebels Network Releases Color Correct News with Rick Najera

Posted by on Nov 5, 2015 in General

Latino Rebels Network Releases Color Correct News with Rick Najera

GritoBlast! — Online news, humor and social commentary platform Latino Rebels released a new Color Correct News web comedy series developed by award-winning writer and producer Rick Najera. The production includes 10 webisodes filmed at Illuminate Studios, in Hollywood. The show aims to satirize anti-diversity rhetoric and stereotypical portrayals in news. In the three-minute pilot episode titled Dump Trump, news anchor Najera interviews a Donald Trump character via phone...

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Don Quixote Online Book Group Begins this Friday

Posted by on Nov 5, 2015 in Book, General

Don Quixote Online Book Group Begins this Friday

GritoBlast! — Newly introduced by leading Quixote scholar Ilan Stavans, this 400th Anniversary edition of Don Quixote—called the most popular book in history after the Bible and the first modern novel—inaugurates Restless Classics: interactive encounters with great books and inspired teachers. Each Restless Classic is beautifully designed with original artwork, a new introduction for the trade audience, and a video teaching series and live online book club discussions led...

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