Culture

Latino Children: The Future of the City of Charlotte

Article was first published in Charlotte Agenda. The face of Charlotte is changing. According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, there are nearly 41,000 students that speak a different language than English at home, with Spanish being in the top five. Hispanics make up 23% of CMS enrollment for the year and are the fastest-growing demographic. Eighteen schools are more […]

[En Español] Cómo crear una cena en casa inspirada en el ‘Dia de los Muertos’

Día de los Muertos ha ganado popularidad en los últimos años, especialmente en el mundo de la moda y de la cultura pop, ¿pero conoces el rico simbolismo detrás de la comida y las decoraciones de esta fiesta tradicional mexicana? Cada primero y 2 de noviembre, familias y amigos honran la vida de sus seres […]

[Español] [Video] Tus hijos podrán experimentar la cultura colombiana el 16 de julio en Miami

No hay mejor manera de enseñarle a los niños la diversidad que dándoles la oportunidad de experimentar otras culturas directamente. Claro, el viajar a otros países es la actividad numero uno que permite vivir esta experiencia directamente, pero también se puede dar una “probada” localmente con las celebraciones de diferentes grupos. Si vives en el […]

“Teens Take the Met!” in Free Event in NYC on October 16th

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in 5th Ave (NYC) will be transformed into a dynamic cultural open house for teens on Friday, October 16, 5:00-8:00 p.m. during Teens Take the Met!—an innovative Museum-wide event developed in partnership with more than 55 cultural and youth organizations from New York’s five boroughs. The program encourages teens to […]

Hispanic Heritage, Bicultural Parenting, and Me

Living in Miami causes me to think daily about what my Hispanic heritage means to me, to my parenting, to my children, and to the work that I do.  I have come to realize that I have had three different experiences being Hispanic in the United States. The first is as a Colombian immigrant. My […]

[VIDEO] The Metropolitan Museum of Art Launches #MetKids, a Digital Experience for and by Tweens

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, one of the world’s leading art museums with its main building at Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, wants to make art as accessible as possible to kids and families. Developed for 7-12 year olds, #MetKids launched in the museum’s website on September 10th with 40 videos and more than 125 featured objects, fun facts, and project ideas drawn from […]

4 of the Funnest Food Ideas to try with your Kids for 4th of July Weekend

By: Anllelic Lozada “Tia-in-Charge,” Los Tweens & Teens Our new addiction is the social bookmarketing site, Pinterest, where you can “pin” in your unlimited amount of “boards” about everything from shoes and jewerly to buy, to decorations for your new home and vacation ideas. Yes, it’s totally a women-dominated social network, but its popularity has […]

Latin Billboard Music Awards in Orgullosa Style

I have been to the Latin Billboards a few times and the show delivers on awesome Latino music, great entertainment and beautifully dressed Latinas every time. This year I had the pleasure of being invited and attending the Latin Billboard Music Awards with my amigas from P&G’s Orgullosa initiative and my bestie Michelle (my partner […]

Love & Sacrifice: What it’s (Really) Like for Latino Families Living in the U.S.

By: Dennis Sanchez Founder, Marcar Visions Marketing & Los Compadres, Modern Caballeros Many people ask me, “why do you put so much time and effort in the Latino community?” Others ask me, “What’s in it for you?” And my favorite, “Why do you spend so much time on something that’s not going to make you […]

Why Taking a ‘Mami Selfie’ is Important for Mother’s Day

I’m excited to participate in the Orgullosa ‘Mami Selfie‘ campaign for Mother’s Day as an Olay Beauty ambassador because I agree that it’s important to include yourself in photos with your children. So often we hide behind the camera. Either we’re ashamed of our weight, our hair, clothes, etc. and in general critical of ourselves. While […]

Healthy Cinco de Mayo Guacamole for Any Age by Giancarlo Tapanes

By Giancarlo Tapanes, Los Tweens & Teens Food Editor Cinco de Mayo has been claimed by many alcohol brands as a festive day for consumption, but it’s true meaning dates back to 1860s when the then impoverished Mexican army defeated the French at the Battle of Puebla. The anniversary became a celebration in Mexico of […]

[VIDEO] El Global Language Project apoya los programas gratis de idiomas en las escuelas públicas con el lanzamiento del CD infantil, “Coloreando”

El Global Language Project (GLP), una organización sin fines de lucro de Estados Unidos dedicada al aprendizaje de idiomas en la temprana infancia, emite una edición especial del CD y cancionero compañero de Coloreando: Canciones tradicionales para niños en español. Una porción de los ingresos de las ventas del CD ayudará a apoyar el Global […]