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miércoles, 16 de julio de 2014

Child immigrants flee violence and poverty in Central America

Child immigrants flee violence and poverty in Central America
 - A slew of reports and commentaries in recent months document the catastrophic social conditions affecting millions of Central Americans. While the ...

Why Poor Schools Can't Win at Standardized Testing

Why Poor Schools Can't Win at Standardized Testing
 - In 2009, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan told a crowd of education researchers: “I am a deep believer in the power of data to drive our ...

Key LGBT topics defined

Key LGBT topics defined
 - As part of a larger project aimed to improve the quality of life for the LGBT community in Serbia, one of the country's gay rights organisations has ...

New group for young lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people launched in Watford

New group for young lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people launched in Watford
 - Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) young people are invited to attend a new youth group based in Watford called Young Pride in Herts.

Vote would restore dignity to LGBT community

Vote would restore dignity to LGBT community
 - Ask members of their immediate (and extended) family who are LGBT. Ask those members if they chose to be gay so they could be discriminated ...

LGBT rights message in a song

LGBT rights message in a song
 - I want to break free' by Queen is one example. We also hope to raise funds for Naz Foundation, an NGO that has been championing the LGBT cause," ...

MLB All-Star Game: Former Athletic Glenn Burke recognized as pioneer by Major League Baseball ...

MLB All-Star Game: Former Athletic Glenn Burke recognized as pioneer by Major League Baseball ...
 - MLB All-Star Game: Former Athletic Glenn Burke recognized as pioneer by Major League Baseball in movement for LGBT inclusion in sports.

Council declares July LGBT Pride Month

Council declares July LGBT Pride Month
 - GayPrideFestival Festivities celebrating 40 years of LGBT pride in San Diego are scheduled to take place this weekend in Hillcrest and Balboa Park.

Obama urged to exclude religious exemption from LGBT nondiscrimination order

Obama urged to exclude religious exemption from LGBT nondiscrimination order
 - In a series of letters sent by members of Congress, civil rights leaders, LGBT-rights advocates and legal scholars, President Barack Obama has been ...

Reflections on Poverty, Violence, and Gangs

Reflections on Poverty, Violence, and Gangs
 - I have no doubt that those things exist in the three countries, sometimes called "the Northern Triangle" of Central America. But I also have no doubt that ...

The riots' aftermath: 50 years and counting

The riots' aftermath: 50 years and counting
 - In Rochester and many other American cities, poverty and unemployment among African Americans are at stunning levels. Despite decades of ...

ParentCorps leads minority families in combat against risks linked to poverty

ParentCorps leads minority families in combat against risks linked to poverty
 - Poverty and the stress it places on parents are key factors explaining why black and other minority children in America's disadvantaged ...




US wealth inequality worse than previously thought

US wealth inequality worse than previously thought
 - America's wealthiest 1% likely holds between 35% and 37% of the nation's wealth, the highest rate out of all 10 wealthy countries examined, ...

Economic inequality threatens capitalism

Economic inequality threatens capitalism
 - A staunch Republican in the Roaring 1920s, he had it right then as he would have had it right now — “America's present need is not heroics, but ...

Rich One Percent Of America Are Richer Than Expected, But Even One Percenters 'Suffer' From ...

Rich One Percent Of America Are Richer Than Expected, But Even One Percenters 'Suffer' From ...
 - The rich one percent of America may actually be far richer than previous ... But even among the rich there is a type of income inequality, of a sort.

What is Behind Latin America's Declining Income Inequality?

What is Behind Latin America's Declining Income Inequality?
 - Income inequality in Latin America has declined during the last decade, in contrast to the experience in many other emerging and ...

Then And Now: Two Eras, Two Responses To The Plight Of Migrant Children

Then And Now: Two Eras, Two Responses To The Plight Of Migrant Children
 - Just over 50 years ago, another group of children fled a different Latin American country. In contrast, the children from Cuba had visa waivers and ...

Argentina Celebrates Four Years of Same-Sex Marriage with Over 9000 Unions

Argentina Celebrates Four Years of Same-Sex Marriage with Over 9000 Unions
 - Argentina was the first country in Latin America to recognize same-sex ... in the Americas and is one of 17 countries that recognize same-sex marriage.

Alzheimer's cases underestimated by 50% in Colombia

Alzheimer's cases underestimated by 50% in Colombia
 - With Colombia being one of the fastest aging countries in Latin America, the elderly are developing the early onset symptoms of Alzheimer's, which ...




How to mobilize reluctant voters

How to mobilize reluctant voters
 - Americans of different ethnicities vote at very different rates. Whites and blacks tend to vote more frequently than Latinos and Asians. Older people and ...

Gun-related violence raging on in US

Gun-related violence raging on in US
 - Much of the violence is taking place in predominately Black and Hispanic neighborhoods, in the south side region, now famously known for being ...

Members of the Latino community hold prayer vigil for IMPD

Members of the Latino community hold prayer vigil for IMPD
 - In the face of recent violence, members of the Latino community showed up in full force to thank police for their service and ...

Chinese Authorities Highlight Strong Economic Ties with LatAm

Chinese Authorities Highlight Strong Economic Ties with LatAm
 - China's huge domestic market has a great future and Latin American countries are restructuring their economies and boosting their infrastructures, ...

Haiti 2030: A country without extreme poverty

Haiti 2030: A country without extreme poverty
 - Everyone knows that since the year 2000, Haiti has endured repeated political and natural disasters, each of which has caused growth to plummet for a given period.  What we now know, however, is that during this same period – in spite of these disasters -- Haiti has also managed to reduce extreme poverty.  This represents significant progress and should be celebrated as an indicator of progress, and as evidence that with a continued push, Haiti could eliminate extreme poverty.

Long Beach swears in mayor Robert Garcia, first Latino, openly gay mayor

Long Beach swears in mayor Robert Garcia, first Latino, openly gay mayor
 - He is the youngest mayor at 36, the first openly gay mayor and the first hispanic and bilingual mayor of Long Beach