Home » Archives by category » Living Legends

Rosa Morales: Transcending Journalism

Rosa  Morales:  Transcending Journalism

By Raul Garcia Jr. Twitter: @rgarcia_LE A pioneering Hispanic broadcast reporter and life long journalist from the Midwest, Rosa Morales’ passion for reporting the news has taken her all over the nation. Over the years she has continued the effort with the National Association of Hispanic Journalists to train minority reporters and help diversity newsrooms […]

Pedro R. Garza: A Renaissance Man

Pedro R. Garza:  A Renaissance Man

Pedro R. Garza is a modern day Renaissance man who, as the Southwestern Region Director of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration, has taken on the enormous task of transforming the economic landscape of a five-state region including Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. Garza uses the power of collaboration and proactive […]

Latino Actor Encourages Students to Stay in School

Latino Actor Encourages  Students to Stay in School

It was not too long ago when Actor Jimmy Smits entered City University in New York aspiring to be a teacher and continue his acting. The box office actor recalls the stress and determination it took for him to take on fatherhood and juggle class and work all at the same time. “I would take […]

Congressman Rubén Hinojosa: A National Champion for Education

Congressman Rubén Hinojosa: A National Champion for Education

On September 18, 2014, Congressman Hinojosa, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training and Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) was honored by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation with the 2014 Hispanic Heritage Award for his long-standing commitment to strengthening the STEM education pipeline for Latinas and Latinos. As most people […]

Recent Comments