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Chicago opens center for Midwesterners with Mexican ties

CHICAGO | A new center opening in Chicago will be a hub for Midwesterners with ties to the central State of Mexico, Gov. Pat Quinn and visiting Mexican officials announced Monday.

February 11, 2014 12:00 am

Pence shares immigrant hopes for bright future

INDIANAPOLIS | Drawing deeply on his family's Irish immigration experience, Gov. Mike Pence promised the Indiana Latino Institute Friday he's committed to extending the promise of America to the latest generation of newcomers.

September 20, 2013 1:45 pm

Library wants residents to be aware of Spanish-language collections

LANSING | With a local population about 15 percent Latino, the Lansing Public Library is bolstering its collection of books and materials in Spanish.

September 02, 2013 10:00 am
Latinos pray for end to racism in Hammond

Latinos pray for end to racism in Hammond

Julie Contreras holds a shell with burning incense as she participates Friday in a prayer vigil outside the School City of Hammond administration building. The group prayed for an end to racism against Latinos in Hammond during the vigil from noon to 5 p.m.

May 18, 2012 6:54 pm
Latinos pray for end to racism in Hammond

Latinos pray for end to racism in Hammond

Julie Contreras, of the Indiana Latino Agenda, holds a shell with burning incense Friday during a prayer vigil outside the School City of Hammond administration building.

May 18, 2012 6:54 pm
Latinos pray for end to racism in Hammond

Latinos pray for end to racism in Hammond

Julie Contreras, left, of the Indiana Latino Agenda; Patricia Maciel, of Blue Island, Ill.; Daniela Asso Maciel, of Mexico City; and Daniel Munoz, of Zacatecas, Mexico, pray for an end to racism against Latinos in Hammond during a vigil Friday outside the School City of Hammond administratio…

May 18, 2012 6:54 pm

As achievement gap expands, Latino leaders demand change

Between 2006 and 2010, the achievement gap between white and Latino third-graders in Illinois almost doubled, making change urgent, Latino advocates say.

February 17, 2012 8:15 pm

Chicago's 10th Ward maintains Latino majority under new map

CHICAGO | For an area that has one of Chicago's oldest Spanish-speaking enclaves, the Southeast Side doesn't reflect that fact in its political representation in City Hall.

January 19, 2012 12:30 pm

Census shows shift in Chicago's Latino population

Chicago's melting pot has been stirred in the past 10 years, resulting in the dispersal of the Latino population. Experts say that if changes in the Hispanic community continue, Chicago will have a new flavor.

November 20, 2011 12:00 am

Latinos cannot sit home on Nov. 8

East Chicago is 52 percent Latino, yet 4,000 Latino registered voters stayed home in May.

October 23, 2011 12:00 am
Five BNI students win $25K in scholarships

Five BNI students win $25K in scholarships

HAMMOND | Bishop Noll Institute's Hispanic Scholarship Fund awarded five $5,000 scholarships to graduating seniors.

June 26, 2011 12:00 am
Five BNI students win $25K in scholarships

Five BNI students win $25K in scholarships

The five recipients of scholarships from the Bishop Noll Institute Hispanic Scholarship Fund are, from left, Alec Rodriguez, of Chicago; Elizabeth Lira, of Chicago; Brandon Torres, of East Chicago; Carmen Cordova, of Hammond, and Eric Rivera, of Munster.

June 26, 2011 12:00 am
Centier Bank donates to Hammond Hispanic Community Committee

Centier Bank donates to Hammond Hispanic Community Committee

Centier Bank donated Spanish versions of its book "Three Cups" which teaches proper savings to children to the Hammond Hispanic Community Committee. Pictured from left are Dian Reyome, Centier Financial literacy coordinator; Sylvia Planer, HHCC president and Mitzi Egnatz, HHCC board member.

February 02, 2011 12:00 am
Centier Bank donates to Hammond Hispanic Community Committee

Centier Bank donates to Hammond Hispanic Community Committee

HAMMOND | In their continuing effort to promote financial literacy for all ages, Centier Bank donated 10 copies of the Spanish version of "Three Cups" i.e., "Tres Tazas" to the Hammond Hispanic Community Committee to distribute throughout their population.

February 02, 2011 12:00 am

Denying citizenship to children of unvisa-ed won't reduce U.S. population

A Washington-based research group says people who are pushing to eliminate the right of U.S. citizenship to children born in this country to undocumented parents will not be getting the results they expect.

September 12, 2010 12:00 am

East Side ethnic festival mixes neighborhood's old and new ethnicities

CHICAGO | The Catholic Church of the Annunciata's annual summer festival has become a combination of the old and the new ethnic groups that live in the East Side neighborhood.

August 20, 2010 12:00 am Related
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