Cyrus Salazar is one of the many beneficiaries of the Hispanic Scholarship Fund. The Hispanic Scholarship Fund helps students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree. Scholarships are available on a competitive basis to graduating high school seniors, community college transfer students, undergraduate and graduate students, and it was thanks to the encouragement of Dr…. Read More

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky, May 3, 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — A national two-generation family learning program that aims to provide a solution to the educational challenges facing low-income and ethnically diverse families has expanded from 10 to 15 communities. The following organizations were each awarded a $175,000 grant from Toyota and the National Center for Families… Read More

A well-known leader in New Mexico, Dr. Laura Gutierrez Spencer has contributed to the academic success of thousands of students through her involvement with the New Mexico State University Chicano Programs scholarships. Laura grew up in Silver City and received her doctorate from the University of New Mexico. In 1989, she joined the faculty of… Read More

A Spanish solar energy company benefiting from $191 million in financing from the Export-Import Bank declared bankruptcy last month, calling into question whether the embattled agency will see repayment of the tens of millions of dollars in taxpayer-backed loans on its balance sheets. Abengoa, which operates worldwide, filed for Chapter 15 bankruptcy in U.S. Bankruptcy… Read More

The fatality rate for Latino workers has decreased as the overall rate has increased, but Latinos continue to be at greater risk of dying on the job than other workers, a new report finds. The annual “Death on the Job: The Toll of Neglect” report released Wednesday by the AFL-CIO found that the fatality rate… Read More

Francisco “Frank” Nunez is a Certified Financial Educator® for the Heartland Institute of Financial Education. He has helped thousands of migrant Latino families achieve success by guiding them in key decisions related to their finances. His story begins in the mid-’70s when his parents came to the United States and left everything behind in search… Read More

Cristela Alonzo created Cristela based on her life, making television history by being the first Latina to co-create a show, co-executive produce, write it and star in the title role for an English-language broadcast TV network show. The show takes place at a point in time when the real-life Cristela dropped out of college to… Read More

Jaime “Jim” Serratos is a 41-year old owner of an IT company located in Miami, Florida, called Da Blue Box. He grew up in Mexico City and attended University Emilio Cardenas, where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in computer science. Among his pleasant childhood memories, Serratos recalled that his family often traveled to Las… Read More

Hugo Campos was a toddler when he and his parents fled the civil war in El Salvador and moved to California. A year later, his parents separated and Campos’ mom, not knowing a word of English, struggled to make ends meet. They moved around a lot until they settled in Montebello, a suburb of Los… Read More