Some 200 children in northeastern Williamsburg may lose their day care centers after the city decided not to renew the leases for Nuestros Niños and Small World, El Diario reports.
Ahead of the Lower East Side celebration of Latino culture, the Loisaida Festival, Manhattan Times looks at the its sponsor, Loisaida Inc., and its efforts to keep the history and culture of the Latino community intact in the neighborhood.
The New York Botanical Garden recreates Frida Kahlo’s studio and garden in an exhibition that focuses on the renowned Mexican artist’s nature pieces, reports Diario de México.
El Diario reports on the clandestine New York cabs that transport day laborers home from their night shifts, or even out of state and as far as Mexico.
The DOT is planning a redesign of Diversity Plaza in Jackson Heights, Queens, and recently revealed plans formulated with input from the community, Queens Chronicle reports.
Mexican-born María works on a farm in the Finger Lakes region but she would rather be around children than apple trees. Her interview, which is part of a project that collects the stories of farmworkers, is published in La Voz.
Taco maker Laura Cadena, originally from Mexico, tells Queens Latino that more women are joining the work force and no longer have to depend on the support of family members.
Mexicans gathered to mark the Batalla de Puebla in East Harlem on May 3, Diario de México reports.
Mexicans will place libraries throughout different neighborhoods with a Latino majority where people can take or share books, reports Diario de México. The idea is for people to take a book and read it while they go to work, so they can return it afterwards.
Members of Caravana 43, the group that traveled to 43 cities to tell the story of the 43 disappeared students in Mexico, converged in New York.
As the parents of the 43 Ayotzinapa students who disappeared in Mexico present a petition to the U.N., local activists complain of lack of community involvement, El Diario reports.
State evaluations indicate that the teachers rated “highly effective” are less likely to teach Black and Hispanic students in NYC, Chalkbeat reports.
The mayor of Newark has proposed a bill that could make the city the first in New Jersey to issue a municipal ID, El Diario reports.
Food co-ops in Brooklyn seek to attract Latino customers by hiring Spanish-speaking workers and offering discounts to members of community organizations, El Diario reports.
The election of Carmen “Julie” Mercado as president of the Fort Independence Houses Tenants’ Association makes her the first leader of Hispanic background at the Bronx housing development, reports The Riverdale Press.