Entries for January, 2014

House Passed Farm Bill will affect Latino Families

Tweet By Latinovations On Wednesday, the House of Representatives passed a long-awaited Farm Bill that will preserve crop subsidies, but cut food stamps, causing many Latino families to lose the primary source for feeding their families. “I know many of my colleagues would just like this whole farm bill issue to go away. They want […]

NBC Latino Shutting Down: Reactions From Latino Journalists and Columnists

Tweet January 29, 2014 By Robert Schoon Last November, NBC announced it was going to shut down NBC Latino, the Latino-focused news site that only launched in the summer of 2012. Early in 2014, NBC quietly closed NBC Latino’s offices, but Latino journalists and opinion writers have had many things to say about it. Shutdown […]

Healthy Aging Strategies • Un Envejecimiento Saludable

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Elizabeth Vargas Returns to TV After Rehab: “I Am an Alcoholic”

Tweet Elizabeth Vargas is starting a new chapter. The 51-year-old journalist returned to TV on Friday, Jan. 24, following her stint in rehab last fall for alcoholism. In a pre-taped interview with Good Morning America’s George Stephanopoulos, Vargas admitted, “I am. I am an alcoholic.” “It took me a long time to admit that to […]

Language Remains A Barrier In Latino Health Care Enrollment

Tweet by Cheryl Corley As the Obama administration touts an increasing number of people signing up under the Affordable Care Act, there’s a push to get Latinos enrolled. This demographic represents the most underinsured group in the country. Politics around Obama care and Latinos are heating up, with a new ad attacking the ACA and […]

A Year in Review, A Year of Empowerment

Tweet Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc For almost 45 years, CPLC has provided the necessary tools for individuals and families to become economically empowered and self-sufficient. Click on the following graphic to find CPLC’s Newsletter, that expands upon our work and accomplishments from 2013. We’re excited about the opportunities that 2014 has to offer. Newsletter: […]

Rita Moreno accepts lifetime achievement award from Screen Actors Guild

Tweet LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Rita Moreno did a little of everything in accepting the lifetime achievement award from the Screen Actors Guild. She sang, she danced, she dropped the F-bomb. The 82-year-old entertainer was clearly delighted with being singled out at the SAG Awards on Saturday night. The crowd of actors at the Shrine […]

CPLC Insurance will be conducting community outreach to educate individuals regarding the Affordable Care Act Enrollment.

Tweet 01/08/2014 – 01/09/2014 CPLC Insurance – Community Outreach 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM CPLC Insurance will be conducting community outreach to educate individuals regarding the Affordable Care Act Enrollment. For more info, please call: 602-282-8520. January 11, 2014 CPLC Insurance – Community Outreach 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM Cover Arizona “BEYOND” Enrollment Event BEYOND […]

Obama Nominates Calif. Businesswoman to Lead SBA

Tweet Putting a finishing touch on his second term Cabinet, President Barack Obama on Wednesday nominated Maria Contreras-Sweet, the founder of a Latino-owned community bank in Los Angeles and a former California Cabinet secretary, to be head of the Small Business Administration. Obama praised Contreras-Sweet, who immigrated to the United States when she was 5 […]