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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!

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

Kickiando Con Coke #Hispz14

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By Michael Montenegro The two things I enjoy a lot in my life: soccer and Coca-Cola. Coca-Cola exclusively revealed there U.S. Hispanic marketing strategy and other surprises they have for the World Cup at Hispanicize 2014. And I waited over 30 minutes to get in! Luckily (yet not surprised) I stood with a long line Read More

3M Sticks to Me #Hispz14


By Michael Montenegro As a newbie to the Hispanicize Event, I never envisioned having the opportunity to even attend this event let alone being able to work as such an integral part of a team executing a major activation with one of the most innovative companies in history, 3M. Well… this year that is happening! Read More

The legacy of César Chávez

When you enter “César Chávez” into a google search box, you get back a little over 92 million results. Despite growing up in the pre-computer era, I knew all about Chávez and the United Farm Workers (UFW) thanks to my activist, minister father. We practiced ‘meatless Wednesdays’, recycling (before it was common practice), and energy conservation. Read More

Top 12 Being Latino Posts of 2013


Here are the TOP 12 posts from Being Latino, broken down month-by-month, through the duration of 2013. Enjoy! January February March April May June July August September October November December

Los MacArturos: Latina physicist wins “Genius” awards

The MacArthur Foundation provides grants to creative visionaries and institutions that enrich the world we share. The foundation promotes ideas, knowledge, creativity, and an independent and strong civil society and are “committed to building a more just, verdant, and peaceful world”. Established in 1981, the foundation has awarded over 837 grants to those that have Read More