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31 August 2021

USA TODAY: Apple gives $30 million in new projects for Racial Equity and Justice Initiative

Apple is using $30 million to create expanded education programs for Hispanic and Black students as part of its  $100 million Racial Equity and Justice Initiative, the company announced Tuesday. The tech giant said the projects…
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12 July 2021

PUBLIC NEWS SERVICE: Report: CA Latino Heritage Sites Need Greater Protection, Recognition

SANTA ANA, Calif. -- Sites tied to Latino history and culture are underrepresented on the list of historic places, according to a new report from the Hispanic Access Foundation.The study, called "Place, Story and Culture," identifies seven…
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07 July 2021

NBC LATINO: Latino heritage sites, including a park, river and bodega, need preservation, group urges

Latino preservationists listed a Dominican-owned bodega in Providence, Rhode Island, an east Los Angeles park that served as the gathering place for historic Chicano student walkouts, and five other locations as Latino heritage sites in…
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02 July 2021

PATCH: Latino Conservation Week Celebration Coming Up In Hackettstown

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — Fishing, a nature discovery walk, science activities, wildlife presentation, learning about insects of the Musconetcong River, how to garden with wildflowers, a park clean-up and other hands-on fun, will be part of…
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02 July 2021

THE HILL: How Biden can protect Black, Latino and Indigenous cultural and historical legacy

Today, many of us have access to sweeping vistas and grand mountain ranges, plains, marshes, forests and deserts that stretch from coastal shores to coastal shores. We enjoy the privilege of visiting sacred places like…
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24 June 2021

WABA BLOG: 30×30: Conservation and Culture Ride and Chat

About this ride: This ride is in partnership with the Hispanic Access Foundation’s Latino Conservation Week. Expect a low key, conversational pace on mostly flat, car free trails. We’ll stop at a few places to…
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