Monthly archives for January, 2009

9th Annual New Jersey Conference on Dominican Affairs

Sunday, February 8, 20098:00 AM – 4:00 PMRUTGERS SCHOOL OF LAW123 WASHINGTON ST.NEWARK , NJ  07102 TO REGISTER CALL 973-345-3624 or email: elinstitutolatino@gmail.com<mailto:elinstitutolatino@gmail.com>  or visit the Institute for Latino Studies www.thelatinoinstitute.org <http://rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001oxEwnFI4Njh8sA5mAfQG3NNp3vnqFBWhAcHC2d1av09EN7bLP0cBcPKyCHmCyibYEN8SZOTOKnYIcLcrZAtU7DoJ8BZ1FLvnaPwaJKgi1YkaG40KY4sxuDWVJ_TPq17y> Premiere of the documentary, Los Panfleteros de Santiagohttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5xikENlquA WORKSHOPS: Politics/USA:   Arturo Vargas, President National Association of Latino elected Officials (NALEO).  Participants, including Dominican…

Understanding Islam through Virtual Worlds

After a year of exploring digital Islamic communities, Carnegie Council Senior Fellows Joshua S. Fouts and Rita J. King will present findings from their project. They conclude that engaging with people in virtual worlds can be part of a broader public diplomacy strategy. Fouts and King will show a brief video documentary of their explorations…

Cisneros: Nation’s future linked to Latino success

Associated Press (January 26, 2009)   WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Housing Secretary Henry Cisneros said Monday he plans to create a nonprofit that will help integrate newcomers to U.S. society by improving their English and expanding their participation in military service and civic activities.   Cisneros, who served in the Clinton administration, said he hopes…

LATINO/AS and the MEDIA

The Latino Studies Journal Presents Latino/as and the MEDIA: A national one-day conference   Friday, February 6, 2009   9:00 am – 4:30 pm John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY
 899 Tenth Avenue at 59th Street | 6th floor, Room 630-T New York, NY P r o g r a m 8:30 am –…

OBAMA becomes 44th President of the United States!

The Latino Leadership Circle celebrates the inaugeration of President Obama.  Lord protect our President and his family. Grant President Obama wisdom, courage, and stamina to face the challenges that confront our country.  Lord surround him with men and women of integrity and wisdom that will support him and provide him sound strategic advice.  We pray the peace,…

Inauguration of Dr. Daisy Machado Union’s Professor of Church History

The faculty and the Board of Trustees of Union Theological Seminary take great pleasure in inviting you to attend the inauguration of Dr. Daisy L. Machado as Professor of the History of Christianity, on Wednesday, February 4, 2009, at 6:00 p.m. in James Memorial Chapel. Professor Machado's inaugural address will focus on the "Expanding the…

Remembering Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Latino Leadership Circle honors the life, sacrifice and contribution of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We thank the Lord for his prophetic life, for providing a hope, a vision and a dream of things to come.

Hispanic Evangelicals and NYC Civic Leaders Announce Community Action to Secure Immigration Reform

Thousands to Gather Saturday to Highlight Impacts of Broken Immigration System on Families     New York, NY On January 10, 2009, religious leaders and New York City Council members held a large-scale community meeting calling for comprehensive immigration reform.  Leaders discussed the urgent need to reform our immigration laws. The gathering brought together more…

Immigration Crisis in New York

Happy New Year!

On behalf of the Latino Leadership Circle, we want to wish all of our friends, supporters and visitors a Happy and Blessed New Year.