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Noticias Latinas/Latino News

Estudiante Internacional Continua con sus SueñosAlicia Manjarrez es una estudiante internacional asistiendo a Oakton Community College. Ella es de Chihuahua, Chihuahua, México, y ha estado viviendo en Evanston desde hace tres años. “Mi visa de estudiante me permite estudiar aquí. Escogí Oakton Community College porque es asequible y cerca de donde vivo. Estudiantes internacionales requieren […]

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Noticias Latinas/Latino News

Latina Leader Receives Vision Keeper AwardInterfaith Action of Evanston presented a Vision Keepers award to Guillermina (Gina) Ramirez at its annual fund-raising dinner last month. The event brings together diverse faith communities to celebrate common bonds of faith and service. Each congregation recognizes an individual, couple or group as a person who positively impacts both […]

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Noticias Latinas/Latino News

Diversidad Latina en EvanstonJacquelyn Hernández Carson es una Latina multiétnica. “Durante los 80s en Evanston, yo era única. Como una mujer Africana Americana Mexicana, yo me reconozco como “Blaxican.” Estoy muy orgullosa de mi herencia mexicana.”  Nativa de Evanston, el primer idioma de la Sra. Carson es español. “Aprendí a hablar inglés en la escuela […]

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Noticias Latinas/Latino News El mariachi Cárdenas canta para todos/Mariachi Cárdenas Sings for All

Mariachi groups often sing “Ranchero”-style songs, Mexican Country folk songs about love, nature and patriotism that date back to the Mexican Revolution. Evanston’s local mariachi singer, Arnulfo Cárdenas, a self-taught singer, began singing when he was a very young child as a choir member at his church in Huapango, Guanajuato, Mexico. “I did not have […]