By Lou Acosta
people identify César Chávez as the leader of the
Chicano Civil Rights movement, few are aware that he had a
female partner, Dolores Huerta. Together they
co-founded the United Farm Workers Association (UFWA)
in 1962 and directed several boycotts including, a
multi-year boycott of grapes. They unified farm workers,
negotiated labor contracts with farmers and businessmen and
encouraged Congress to pass the Agricultural Labor
Relations Act in 1975, which protected the rights of
farmers to unionize.
Artists Panel Gives Insight at BGSU
Latino Issues Conference
Milliken, La Prensa Correspondent
pair of panels of Northwest Ohio artists gave a different
twist to this year’s version of the Latino Issues
Conference held Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at
Bowling Green State University (BGSU).
Tri-C Westshore Campus hosts
discussion on Human Trafficking
Campus of Cuyahoga Community College
(Tri-C®) will examine human trafficking in
Northeast Ohio at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, 2018 as
part of its Learning for Life lecture series.
Career potential in
Captioning and Court Reporting
highlighted at Tri-C Open House
PARMA, April 11, 2018: Learn about career
opportunities in the field of captioning and court
reporting during an open house at 7 p.m.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at the Western Campus of
Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®).
DPSCD’s The Parent Academy
DPSCD recently launched The Parent Academy
– a program that promotes parental involvement that supports
student and family success.
escuelas públicas de Grand Rapids invitan a celebrar el Día del
Por: Isabel Flores,
Corresponsal La Prensa
GRAND RAPIDS, MI: LINC UP y Grand
Rapids Public Schools (GRPS) invitan a la 3ra celebración anual
del Día Del Niño en la Escuela Primaria César E. Chávez, ubicada
en el 1205 de la avenida Grandville en esta ciudad, el próximo
sábado 28 de abril de 11:00am a 2:00pm .
TPS announces new STEMM academies
TOLEDO, April 12, 2018: When students at
Marshall and McKinley Elementary return in the fall,
they will be attending the same school but with a different
focus. They will now be focused on Science, Technology,
Engineering, Math and Medicine (STEMM).
The following is a statement from
Lucas County Children Services in reference to the death of
This is an unfortunate start to Child Abuse
TOLEDO, April 5, 2018: Every April, Lucas County Children
Services tries to draw attention to abuse and neglect in the
community and how everyone should play a part in its prevention.
The Wear Blue campaign next week and the annual child memorial
later this month have become strong reminders toward awareness
of the incidents and tragedies that can and do occur in our
TARTA partners with UT to run campus transit services
April 16, 2018: University of Toledo students, faculty
and staff can catch a bus anywhere in the community for free
through a new partnership with the Toledo Area Regional
Transit Authority (TARTA)
Owens Community College Board of Trustees selects Dr. Robinson
as 7th president
PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, April 11, 2018: Following a
five-month nationally-advertised search, the board of trustees
for Owen Community College has named Steve Robinson,
Ph.D. as the institution’s new president. The appointment
was announced following the board’s meeting held on campus
Obesity is common in
the United States. Over 36% of adults are obese. African Americans have the
highest rates of obesity followed by Hispanics (42.5%). Obesity is more common
from ages 40 to 59. Obesity is a true epidemic in the United States.
Health district annual report highlights services, 2017
Wood County Health District has released its 2017 Annual
Report, which provides a snapshot of the agency’s programs,
services, and activities from the previous year.