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Kristi Yamaguchi improves literacy for Pacific Islander, Latino kids amid pandemic

Kristi Yamaguchi has been busy during the pandemic. The Olympic-figure-skater-turned-philanthropist has been adapting to Californias remote-learning mandate in both her nonprofit work and her personal life. Yamaguchis Always Dream Foundation has been working to help increase the time kids spend reading during the coronavirus pandemic. The group provides tablets stocked…

Higher Education Should Lead the Efforts to Reverse Structural Racism

The knee on the neck of George Floyd aggravated an American psyche already frayed by the pandemic and stay-at-home orders. Protesters from diverse backgrounds marched in the streets across the nation demanding change. Channeling the growing public and private support for meaningful change into action requires Americans, in every sector,…

HBO And New York Latino Film Festival Set Second Annual Latino Stand Up Comedy Competition

EXCLUSIVE:HBO Latino is teaming with the New York Latino Film Festival (NYLFF), once again for the second annual national Latino Stand-Up Comedy Competition. The search for the best Latino stand-up comedians around the country was announced today by 2019 winners Mark Viera and Alex Carabaño via the video above —…

Latina Executives Thrive at LATV: Gisella Fu-Ripp Named New VP of Sales & Strategic Partnerships for LATV Network & Studios

LATV Networks is pleased to announce the promotion of Gisella Fu-Ripp to Vice President of Sales & Strategic Partnerships to lead the diverse, and predominantly female organization at LATV. Having joined LATV in 2012, Gisella’s elite track record in multimedia ad revenue has fueled LATV’s growth with clients looking to…

Hollywood’s Diversity Problem: Few Changes Made Behind The Camera Despite Nation’s Racial Reckoning, Study Finds

The Hollywood sign is seen at a distance as protesters hold placards during a demonstration over the … [+] death of George Floyd in Hollywood, California on June 2, 2020. – Anti-racism protests have put several US cities under curfew to suppress rioting, following the death of George Floyd in…

Kelsea Ballerini and Luis Fonsi’s Duet in Momento Latino Special Proves the Power of Music: Watch

Hispanic Heritage Month may have come to an end, but celebration of Latinx culture isn’t limited to that annual event.  To continue the party, CBS has gathered some of Hollywood’s biggest names for a one-night only event called Essential Heroes: A Momento Latino Event on Monday, Oct. 26. Co-hosted and…