Latino Hispanic American Community Center Senior Programs

Jill Horner speaks with Gloria Vazquez Merrick, Executive Director of Latino Hispanic American Community Center (www.lhacc.org) about its programs for seniors and their creative approach to Harrisburg’s Get the Lead Out program for kids.

September 30, 2014 at 8:23 am Leave a comment

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month – September 15th – October 15th

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September 29, 2014 at 5:19 pm Leave a comment

Exposing Hidden Bias at Google

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Started by a pair of men, its executive team is overwhelmingly male, and its work force is dominated by men. Over all, seven out of 10 people who work at Google are male.
Google is attacking the problem with its considerable resources and creativity. But it does not have a timeline for when the company’s work force might become representative of the population, or whether it will ever get there.

“it’s going to be important that Google not just give a lecture about the science, but that there be active strategies on how to mitigate bias”

click here to read more…http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/25/technology/exposing-hidden-biases-at-google-to-improve-diversity.html?emc=edit_th_20140925&nl=todayshe

September 29, 2014 at 8:34 am Leave a comment

Texas Homecoming Queen Shares Her Crown After Prank Targets Friend

A group of friends at Grand Prairie High School vowed to make up for their classmates’ cruel prank by awarding the homecoming crown to a deserving senior.

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click here to read more http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/national-international/Grand-Prairie-Homecoming-Queen-Shares-Her-Crown-275390651.html

September 28, 2014 at 8:03 am Leave a comment

Can Women Coach Men?

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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Rafael Nadal’s coach criticized the appointment of a woman as the captain of Spain’s Davis Cup team on Tuesday, arguing there are substantial differences between the men’s and women’s games.

His comments have been labeled sexist by Spain’s leading political parties, and go against both the backing which the decision has received from others in tennis and also the history of the sport in the Mediterranean country. click here to read more http://xfinity.comcast.net/articles/sports-general/20140923/Spain-Leon-Nadal/

September 27, 2014 at 8:00 am Leave a comment

Please join the Department of African American Studies for “Facing Ferguson: A Teach-in on Race and State Violence”

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For more information contact:
Courtney Desiree Morris
Assistant Professor, African American Studies
The Pennsylvania State University

September 26, 2014 at 6:48 pm Leave a comment

Can You Hear Us Now?

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More than 300 students have staged a sit-in inside Colgate University’s admissions building since Monday to protest the treatment of minority students on campus and the university’s lack of diversity.

click here to read more https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2014/09/24/anonymous-racist-posts-social-media-network-prompt-colgate-students-stage-sit-now

September 26, 2014 at 5:30 pm Leave a comment

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