On September 11, 2010, Pitches for Breakfast will celebrate the one year anniversary of its breakfast seminar series. International lawyer Lorraine Dixon will be the keynote speaker. Dixon has worked with corporate giants AIG, USB and others on projects in over 40 countries. Pitches for Breakfast is an open mic for business and professional women [...]
Originally on Broadway in 1998, Paul Simon’s musical THE CAPEMAN tells the true story of a Nuyorican street gang member, Salvador Agrón, whose story exploded on to the front pages of the tabloids in 1959, ultimately revealing the cultural and racial tensions beneath the surface of New York in that era. THE CAPEMAN’s score is [...]
In December 2005 Toño Zuniga was picked up off the street in Mexico City, Mexico, and sentenced to 20 years for a murder he knew nothing about. A friend of Toño’s contacted two young lawyers, Roberto Hernández and Layda Negrete, who gained prominence in Mexico when they helped bring about the release of another innocent [...]
Over the last 18 years, the festival has brought together hundreds of artists, musicians and community members to celebrate East Harlem’s diversity of Mexican, Puerto Rican, South American, West African, Caribbean, Arabic and African-American cultures.
Lehman Center for the Performing Arts presents a hilarious comedy concert that brings together the best Latin comediennes in America, “New Yorican” SARA CONTRERAS, Miami Cubana MONIQUE MARVEZ, Tejana SANDRA VALLS and Hot Tamales’ KIKI MELENDEZ, THE ORIGINAL LATIN DIVAS OF COMEDY, on Saturday, May 22, 2010 at 8pm.
The Ay Que Funny Sketch Comedy Show, conceptualized, written, directed and produced by Jesenia Bailey and Crystal Roman, will play five performances at the National Comedy Theater (347 West 36th Street, between 8 & 9 Avenue) Thursdays at 8pm, for five weeks starting May 6, 2010. The Spanglish NYC based sketch comedy show encourages the [...]
Call-In begins Monday April 26 at nine o’clock am( till seven pm) through Friday, April 30, helping immigrants and their families navigate the maze. Over 70,000 people have been assisted through the largest call-in of its kind in the nation. CUNY Citizenship Now! provides free immigration services for the people of New York.
WEBCAST — National Urban League’s The State of Black America 2010 — JOBS: Responding to the Crisis Report
Each year The National Urban League holds a Legislative Policy Conference which provides an opportunity to raise awareness among the nation’s leaders and key influencers about the National Urban League, the work they do and the issues affecting the communities they serve.
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According to Newsweek.com: More than 1 in 30 adults in Washington, D.C., are HIV-infected—a prevalence higher than that reported in Ethiopia, Nigeria, or Rwanda. Certain U.S. subpopulations are particularly hard hit. In New York City, 1 in 40 blacks, 1 in 10 men who have sex with men, and 1 in 8 injection-drug users are [...]
“An Open Mic for Business” for Women of Pan-African Heritage (African, African-American, Caribbean, and Latino Ethnicity) Gentleman Are Welcomed (Yes, men do attend) and Encouraged to Learn with Us, Enjoy Breakfast, and Network with Smart, Independent Women Who Can Help Increase Your Profits** Saturday, February 20, 2010 9 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Networking 10 a.m. [...]
(L to R) Stephen Powell, Executive Director, Mentoring USA; Susan L. Taylor, Founder, National CARES Mentoring Movement and Editor-in-Chief Emeritus of Essence Magazine; Pastor Charles D. Eatman, Sr., Mt. Pleasant Community Church and Director and Principal, Mt. Pleasant Christian Academy; Rochelle Hill, Co-Chairperson, Harlem CARES; and Aarian Pope-Punter, Recruitment Manager, Mentoring USA (Photo: Samir Amami/New [...]
GOSPEL HILL Greed and idealism collide in this powerful narrative staring Danny Glover, Angela Bassett, Samuel L. Jackson, Nia Long and Giancarlo Esposito. Tensions of the past resurface, as a town and its people struggle with age-old issues of the politics of prejudice. Images of past and present blend seamlessly as reminders of lessons yet [...]
Launched in 1999, the New York International Latino Film Festival (NYILFF) is now the premier Urban Latino film event in the country.
Synopsis: A Puerto Rican Muslim rapper fights oppression and finds peace in Pittsburgh. Filmmaker and subjects will be in attendance. Pre-show music by the film’s star, Hamza Perez. Open bar after-party following the screening.