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  • The Underdogs’ Champion

  • Putting Health into the Hands of the People

19
Nov
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Cristina Ibarra – Q&A

Currently working on a documentary entitled The Infiltrators, this Chicana director and producer has been making films for the past 14 years. The creator of the acclaimed 2014 film Las Marthas talk...

19
Nov
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Putting the Pieces Together

It looked so easy. Fifteen years ago, when the booming Latino film market was predicted, who could have imagined how challenging and capricious it would prove? Worse than trying to gather a dysfunctio...

19
Nov
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If It’s Not a Long Shot, It’s Not Alonzo

Until she was 7 years old, famed comedian Cristela Alonzo lived in an abandoned diner with her mother and two siblings in San Juan, Texas, as a squatter. Her mother, an immigrant from El Zancarrón, S...

19
Nov
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Role Model for a New Wave

Dascha Polanco knows that when her manager and agent get her on a three-way phone call, something big is happening. “When they have really good news, both of them get on the phone and try to ...

19
Nov
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Putting Students First

Juliet Garcia always knew she would attend college. “The expectation was there from the beginning,” says Garcia, who grew up in Brownsville as the daughter of a Mexican immigrant. “My parents ...

02
Oct
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Celebrating 50 with Jorge Ferraez

Yes, I have to confess that I’m 50 this year, and although is hard to believe it, I don’t have any regret. However, to avoid depression, after analyzing many options I decided to do many little...

30
Sep
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Chicago Maestro Awards – 2014

On the evening of June 11, 2014, the InterContinental Hotel on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile welcomed a multitude of members in the Chicago Latino community. A delighted din continued throughout t...

30
Sep
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Monarchs of Motivation: Branding by Butterflies

Considered the gold standard of the nonprofit world, El Valor’s programs sound like progressive private school offerings and not inner-city salvation. El Valor works with more than 4,000 children un...