WebDesktop - Smartphones - Tablets   | Las Américas | Keeping up-to-date on social exclusion worldwide | REVISTAS DE PRENSA : Poverty | Afro-Americans | Latinoamérica | Inequality | Education | LGBT | NON-PROFIT initiative : Nuestra misión es proporcionar la mejor información sobre la exclusión social en todo el mundo || Raising awareness on the damaging effects of social exclusion

Buscar este blog



Tags about global social exclusion | Las américas

jueves, 10 de octubre de 2013

Bias, prejudice and discrimination come in many forms

Bias, prejudice and discrimination come in many forms - Take the LGBT movement's precondition propositions, the railings against ... It would be the first mixed-income housing of this type in the city for the LGBT ...

New Project Helps LGBT Homeless In San Francisco

New Project Helps LGBT Homeless In San Francisco - Inspired by the 29% of at-risk LGBT adults identified in the city's biennial homeless count, the people behind Project Homeless Connect actively decided to ...

Top 10 LGBT Employment-Friendly States

Top 10 LGBT Employment-Friendly States - Activists, however, are pushing for the passage of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, which would protect all LGBT workers from discrimination in hiring, ...

Josh Hutcherson Says He's Gay: Waiting To Meet the Right Guy to ...

Josh Hutcherson Says He's Gay: Waiting To Meet the Right Guy to ... - The Hunger Games cutie Josh Hutcherson gave an uninhibited interview to Shana Naomi Krochmal of Out Magazine where he talked about his sexuality.

Health Insurance Exchanges Might Not Be Accessible to Trans ...

Health Insurance Exchanges Might Not Be Accessible to Trans ... - Last month the White House brought in LGBT community leaders from many states to a banner event helping us all understand the big insurance expansion on ...

Orlando Cruz will wear rainbow colors, pink gloves to support LGBT ...

Orlando Cruz will wear rainbow colors, pink gloves to support LGBT ... - LAS VEGAS -- Featherweight contender Orlando Cruz will fight for a world title for the first time on Saturday when he meets tough Orlando Salido at the Thomas ...

Help available for LGBT domestic violence victims

Help available for LGBT domestic violence victims - In April, she attended a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) support group for survivors of Intimate Partner Violence, a free 10-week program offered ...

Tributes to Che Guevara Underway in Vallegrande, Bolivia

Tributes to Che Guevara Underway in Vallegrande, Bolivia - ... members of the Cuban medical brigade in Bolivia, ambassadors of Latin American countries and Bolivians from across the country will visit the places where ...

Costa Rica ranked best Central American country for elderly ...

Costa Rica ranked best Central American country for elderly ...  - Buoying Costa Rica's ranking was its health score, as the country ranked 11th out of the 91 countries – second only to Chile in Latin America. It ranked ahead of ...

Currencies are volatile amid US debt ceiling showdown

Currencies are volatile amid US debt ceiling showdown - A case in point: Tourism to some Latin American countries may actually get a boost from the shutdown, as all US national parks and monuments from the Statue ...

US Government Shutdown Creates Ripple Effect On Latin America's ...

US Government Shutdown Creates Ripple Effect On Latin America's ... - Another adverse effect for the U.S. in the budget battle is the speculation more and more tourists will forgo visits to the country in favor of Latin America. Currently ...

5 ways America's education system is broken

5 ways America's education system is broken - The OECD's report into adult skills is a much needed wake-up call. In our age; the age of the globalized economy, a cavalier attitude to education won't cut it any ...

Teach for America offers educational outlet for graduates

Teach for America offers educational outlet for graduates - Eight percent of children from low-income communities graduate college by age 24, while 80 percent of their high-income counterparts achieve the same feat.

Are Americans dumb? No, it's the inequality, stupid

Are Americans dumb? No, it's the inequality, stupid - So America's alleged dumbness has a lot to do with inadequate schooling for (poor) children and teenagers and a dearth of continuing education opportunities ...

Potter on People: Carmen Pratt

Potter on People: Carmen Pratt - There are lots of other Latino community leaders that are helping the new people who have moved to town,” Carmen said. “We have a networking system that ...

Today's youth not as digitally native as we think

Today's youth not as digitally native as we think - In many other African, Asian and Latin American countries, the divide between digital natives and the rest of the population is also far more significant than in the ...

US Poverty Stabilizes—Except for the Extremely Poor

US Poverty Stabilizes—Except for the Extremely Poor - America's poverty rate has stabilized after rising during and right after the last ... percent of America's poor are considered to be in “deep poverty”—defined as an ...

Steep rise seen in deep poverty among elderly

Steep rise seen in deep poverty among elderly - Overall, that means a total of 442,000 elderly men and 733,000 elderly women were living in deep poverty in America in 2012, the center's figures show.

Bishops award anti-poverty funds for economic development

Bishops award anti-poverty funds for economic development - Bishops award anti-poverty funds for economic development ... since its inception in 1969, with a mission to address the root causes of poverty in America.

Catholic women fighting 'all forms of poverty'

Catholic women fighting 'all forms of poverty' - Catholic women fighting 'all forms of poverty'. October 9th ... Stewart is also vice president representative from North America to the union's executive committee.

The War on Poverty Makes You Feel Good, But That Doesn't Mean it ...

The War on Poverty Makes You Feel Good, But That Doesn't Mean it ... - ... what would become known as the War on Poverty, proclaiming, "This administration today here and now declares unconditional war on poverty in America.

Concrete action to fight poverty needed at annual meetings of the ...

Concrete action to fight poverty needed at annual meetings of the ... - Washington, DC— Ahead of the Annual Meetings, international agency Oxfam urged the World Bank to sharpen and swiftly move forward on the new strategy to ...

Democrat urges Abbott to repudiate push to end immigrant tuition ...

Democrat urges Abbott to repudiate push to end immigrant tuition ... - A leading Hispanic Democrat in the Legislature has called on Republican ... They're willing to undercut state GOP outreach programs to Hispanics and clash ..

UN sued over cholera epidemic in Haiti

UN sued over cholera epidemic in Haiti - Haitian map. Haiti, the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, was already suffering from the ravages of poverty when a devastating earthquake hit in 2010.

Haiti on camera: photojournalism or poverty porn?

Haiti on camera: photojournalism or poverty porn? - I was alerted to the website Turning World by some friends here in Haiti. The site is run by photojournalist Brad Workman, who has an ongoing photo ...