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22nd Annual Dia de la Mujer Conference scheduled for March 21

East Lansing:  El Día de la Mujer (DDLM) conference is scheduled for Saturday, March 21, 2015 at the Michigan State University Kellogg Center. The conference is going on its 22nd year.  


Hundreds attend District 9 annual art exhibit

Feb. 22, 2015: The Arts Commission of Toledo and US Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (District 9, Ohio) celebrated the artistic talent of District 9 youth with the Ninth Congressional District Invitational Art Exhibition.


Preparatory drawings for Diego Rivera murals set for display at DIA

DETROIT, Feb. 20, 2015 (AP): Fragile preparatory drawings for Diego Rivera's Detroit Industry murals are being readied for display as part of a new exhibition at the Detroit Industry of Arts.  


Ferris State University receives $5 million gift

BIG RAPIDS, Feb. 23, 2015 (AP): Ferris State University says it's received a $5 million gift, the largest in the Big Rapids school’s history.


Gov. Rick Snyder makes appointments, reappointments to Hispanic/Latino Commission

LANSING, Feb. 5, 2015: Gov. Rick Snyder has announced the appointments of Martha González-Cortes, of Kentwood, and Juan Marinez, of Okemos; and the reappointments of JoAnn Chávez, of Ann Arbor; Osvaldo Rivera, of Detroit; and Jesse Venegas, of Royal Oak, to the Hispanic/Latino Commission of Michigan.


Division on Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing Advisory Council to meet in Romulus on February 27

Lansing: The Advisory Council to the Michigan Department of Civil Rights Division on Deaf, Deafblind and Hard of Hearing (DODDBHH) will meet on Friday, February 27, 2015 from 10 am to 3:30 pm at the Detroit Metro Airport Marriott, 30559 Flynn Drive, Romulus, 48174.  


“Birdman” se lleva 4 Oscar, incluyendo película y director

Por SIGAL RATNER-ARIAS,
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES, 22 II 15 (AP): Alejandro González Iñárritu se consolidó el domingo como el director del año en los Oscar y ``Birdman'', su sátira sobre la industria del espectáculo, se impuso como mejor película. La cinta también se llevó los premios al mejor guion original y a la mejor cinematografía, del también mexicano Emmanuel Lubezki.







 


Hispanic Leadership Conference marks 20 years

By Kevin Milliken, La Prensa Correspondent

The 20th annual Hispanic Leadership Conference, hosted each year by Lorain-County based Coalition for Hispanic/Latino Issues and Progress (CHIP), will be the last co-organized by Dina and Mike Ferrer.


PAMELA GILL: Tri-C, CWRU grad assumes the helm at Recovery Resources

CLEVELAND: Recovery Resources has named Pamela Gill as its next president and chief executive officer. Ms. Gill brings healthcare expertise in organizational administration, strategic planning, change management, and systems change focused on improving patient care, employee engagement and business function. She succeeds Debbie Rodríguez, who stepped down in August of 2014.


Spring Alive at Toledo Zoo, Feb. 26 – March 1

Spring comes early to the Toledo Zoo, Feb. 26 – March 1, 2015 with a floral extravaganza called Spring Alive: Water Adventures in Bloom. This event, free with regular Zoo admission, is sponsored by Fifth Third Bank.


7K Race participants to explore “The Shawshank Redemption” film locations

MANSFIELD, OH: Runners, walkers, and fans of the No. 1 movie of all time, “The Shawshank Redemption,” are invited to take their mark for the first-ever Shawshank Hustle. Beginning at the Ohio State Reformatory, which starred in the movie as the Shawshank Prison, this 7K trail will weave participants through many of the movie’s film locations. The race takes place July 25, 2015, starting at 8:30 a.m. Registration and additional information are available at ShawshankHustle.com.


TMA to return likely-stolen artifact to Germany

TOLEDO, Feb. 22, 2015: A 450-year-old German artifact that was used to tell time and to make astronomical calculations will be returned to a German museum from which it was likely stolen after World War II, according to the Toledo Museum of Art.


Happy Birthday

Fabian Hernández

Raquel Cordero
Feb 25

 

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Mike Kolasinski
Feb 25

 

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Mark Castillo
Feb 26

 

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Mary DiVeto
February 28

 

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Rodolfo “Rudy” Sánchez, Jr.
Feb 27

 

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Sebastian "Sob-Sob" Guerrero
Feb 28

 

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Melissa Vallestero

Edna Aguilar

Ben Konop
March 1

 

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Judy Lee

Susana Sánchez
March 2

 

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Hector Cordero

Graciela González
March 3

 








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Toledo student among those on Cuba class trip
By
Kevin Milliken, La Prensa Correspondent

A Toledo native was among a recent group of college students who spent ten days studying in Cuba, despite travel restrictions still in place between the U.S. and the largest Caribbean island.


Fundraiser features local food, prizes, and music from Toledo School for the Arts
Toledo Streets newspaper and Food for Thought join forces in this completely local community collaboration to raise support for two organizations serving those living in extreme poverty.


Lorain County Volunteer Connection provides 2,856 hours of service to the community since launching last February

Lorain, February 19, 2015: Since launching last February, Lorain County Volunteer Connection has made 1,059 volunteer connections to projects while providing 2,856 hours of service to agencies throughout the community. Individuals donating their time through Lorain County Volunteer Connection have provided a value of $64,260 to Lorain County according to the national average of the value of volunteer hours.


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CMA goes Mobile

According to the Columbus Museum of Art’s website, the “Columbus Museum of Art, and the #JJ COMMUNITY, one of the world’s most active communities of photographers, are hosting #MobilePhotoNow, the largest mobile photography exhibition ever organized by a museum (exhibited thru March 22, 2015).


Murder Mystery Masquerade Benefit Dinner at LCCC

A night of Mardi Gras themed fun, mystery, and good food at the Murder Mystery Masquerade Benefit Dinner from 6:30-9:30 p.m., Friday, March 27, 2015 in the Norton Culinary Arts Center on the Lorain County Community College campus.


Key issues in the states’ lawsuit over immigration

By ALICIA A. CALDWELL, Associated Press

WASHINGTON, DC, Feb. 18, 2015 (AP): President Barack Obama's plan to shield more than 4 million immigrants living in the country without documentation from deportation is on hold after a federal judge temporarily blocked the effort.







 

   

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STATEMENT ON LA PRENSA READERSHIPLa Prensa Newspaper has been publishing since 1989 and prints 12,000 hardcopy of its weekly, bilingual issue, as can be verified by calling our printer Michigan Web Press of Davisburg MI at 810-664-7403. In addition, Mid-month, La Prensa is part of the monthly publication Lazo Cultural, which prints 10,000. La Prensa has a 92% pick up rate of its hardcopy, with a readership multiple of 3.6.  It is not about numbers being printed, but numbers being printed, then distributed, then picked up, and then read—PR+D+PI+R.
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