Embassy of Ecuador Partners with U.S. Fund for UNICEF to Raise Money for more than 250,000 Children Affected by Earthquake

Posted by on Apr 26, 2016 in General, Health

Embassy of Ecuador Partners with U.S. Fund for UNICEF to Raise Money for more than 250,000 Children Affected by Earthquake

GritoBlast! The Embassy of Ecuador together with the U.S. Fund for UNICEF have announced a fundraising partnership (English/Spanish) to support the children affected by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake which struck the country on Saturday, April 16. More than 655 people lost their lives in the Pacific coast of Ecuador as a result of the earthquake– a number which is likely to rise given that over 8,000 people were wounded. Hundreds are still missing and more than 29,000 people...

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20016 Coors Light Líderes call for nominations

Posted by on Apr 26, 2016 in Contest, General

20016 Coors Light Líderes call for nominations

GritoBlast! Marking its 10th anniversary, the Coors Light Líderes program begins the search to find the next up-and-coming Latino leader for 2016. The program seeks an emerging Latino leader nominated by a nonprofit institution to receive a $25,000 grant to develop a program that benefits Latinos in his or her community. Emerging Latino leaders can be nominated at www.coorslightlideres.com starting today through June 20, 2016. “This year we are excited to kick off the Coors...

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First-of-its-kind Spanish-language initiative educates Latinos about U.S. electoral process

Posted by on Apr 22, 2016 in General, Politics

First-of-its-kind Spanish-language initiative educates Latinos about U.S. electoral process

GritoBlast! — What should be a straightforward process of casting a vote for your politico favorito (favorite politician) is hardly the case with confusing Voter ID laws, purged voter rolls and candidates screaming the whole electoral process is rigged. In a year where a record-breaking 27.3 million Hispanics will be able to vote, The Hispanic Information and Telecommunications Network (HITN) has announced the launch of Tu Momento 2016 (Your Moment 2016), an initiative...

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Only One Week Left to Vote for the 9th Annual Children’s & Teen Choice Book Awards!

Posted by on Apr 18, 2016 in Contest, General

Only One Week Left to Vote for the 9th Annual Children’s & Teen Choice Book Awards!

GritoBlast! The Children’s and Teen Choice Book Awards is the only national book awards program where the winners are selected by the people who read them — the children and teens. Children from kindergarten to high school can cast their votes for their favorite titles among the 20 finalists. With five titles in each category, readers search their grade level and cast their vote. Among the finalists are The Little Shop of Monsters by R.L. Stine in the K-2nd grade...

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