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Rosie Rios is in your wallet, why?

Look in your wallet and there you will find the signature of Rosa Gumataotao Rios, the 43rd Treasurer of the United States. She is a first generation Mexican American and was raised by a divorced single mother in the mid-seventies. Rosie had eight siblings and each held jobs while going to Catholic school to help Read More

Christmas Bells Are Ringing

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Christmas bells are ringing! We are almost one week away from Christmas, and we all know what that means; last minute shopping! Not to worry Somos Verizon FiOS would like to share with us Lagging Abuela’s Top 5 Holiday Shopping Tips with us! Incase you don’t remember, Lagging Abuela will be sharing tips from what Read More

Maite Perroni and Pantene Beautiful Lengths Invite the Country to Donate Eight Inches of Healthy Hair


Did you know that, according to the American Cancer Society, there will be an estimated 1.6 million people in the United States diagnosed with cancer in 2014? 810,320 of those cases will affect women. As if the diagnosis of cancer isn’t life altering enough, the hair loss relating to the cancer treatment can deeply affect Read More

A Teacher Whose Drive Has Changed Many Lives


FiOS has done an excellent job highlighting the achievements of Latinas/Latinos who have made a significant impact in their communities through their series #CreaFuturo. One of the pieces that impacted me directly was a story about Zara Marselian. Zara Marselian founded La Maestra Community Health Centers: an organization that cares for the health of Hispanic Read More

Verizon Heritage of Tomorrow Influencer


It’s Hispanic Heritage Month and while we tend to focus on celebrities and others who have made names for themselves in various fields, we may sometimes overlook a very important group of people who deserve recognition for their contributions to society; Tomorrow’s influencers. Kids who have shown the will and determination to succeed and give Read More



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Video Message From Thalia: “BULLYING IS NOT A GAME”


What powerful and positive message from a powerful and positive icon. Thalia makes her voice heard in her latest anti-bullying video, accompanied by some of her friends. Check it out below!

Job opportunities for Latinos

Since Latinos are becoming one of the most influent racial minority in US, the government is trying to offer them a solution for their job career and integration in the American society. Usually, most Latinos who emigrate from Central and South American to US, get just underpaid kind of jobs that can’t allow them to Read More

Latinos in Time’s 100 Most Influential People in the World

  Time’s 100 most influential people in the world 2014 was released this Thursday and many are disappointed with the decrease in Latinos on the list, six compared to eight in 2013. Nonetheless the most influential Latinos on the list are a good representation of the change that is happening in Latin America. On the Read More

My New Fling

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By Michael Montenegro Ultra Music Festival ended three days ago, but we, at Hispanicize 2014, had our very own concert hosted by Gain. Punta (a music genre from Honduras) and and Merengue was being played. The sound was loud, hypnotic and unique in which one couldn’t help to dance to. It was a major relieve Read More