Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Category: Metro Area

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Fighting ‘Secure Communities’ Deportations 

Fighting ‘Secure Communities’ Deportations 

The American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey is urging that counties oppose deportations carried out under the "Secure Communities" program, reports Diario de Mexico.

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‘Little Colombia’ Needs Representation

‘Little Colombia’ Needs Representation

Colombians, 1.5 million strong in the tri-state area, have little representation and are fractured as a community. Some leaders are trying to change that, El Diario reports.

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Male Garlic, Other Talismans, Carried for Luck

Male Garlic, Other Talismans, Carried for Luck

In New Jersey, traditional Mexican talismans and religious objects appeal to Latinos seeking good luck, Diario de Mexico reports.

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NJ Latinos Build Community through Biking

NJ Latinos Build Community through Biking

Latino residents of Passaic, New Jersey have started a new pedaling initiative to bring all locals – not just Latinos – together, Diario de Mexico reports.

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Shoring Up Poughkeepsie’s Schools

Shoring Up Poughkeepsie’s Schools

La Voz interviews Nicole Williams, the new school superintendent, about her strategy for improving the Hudson Valley city's beleaguered schools.

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Young Black Men and the Job Market

Young Black Men and the Job Market

Colorlines profiles 21-year-old Dorian Moody and the challenges he faces in seeking employment.

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Latino Fathers Share Their Pride and Struggles

Latino Fathers Share Their Pride and Struggles

As the country celebrated Father's Day last weekend, El Diario/La Prensa did its own special homage highlighting three compelling stories of local Latino fathers.

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Continuing the Fight to #BringBackOurGirls

Continuing the Fight to #BringBackOurGirls

The plight of the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls remains at the forefront for Nigerians and New Yorkers who came together at a panel on the "State of Girls in Nigeria," reports Amsterdam News.

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Korean Nail Salons: An Inside Look

Korean Nail Salons: An Inside Look

Stiff competition in NYC has hurt market share, but workers still seek jobs there.

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Fans Around NYC Set for World Cup Kickoff

Fans Around NYC Set for World Cup Kickoff

El Diario/La Prensa is running a series of reports on the spirit of the 2014 World Cup in the city's Latino neighborhoods.

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The War of the Noodles in NJ

The War of the Noodles in NJ

Numerous restaurants in Palisades Park are competing to lure customers with varieties of Naengmyun, a cold noodle dish, Korea Daily reports.

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