Dos mujeres de Grand Rapids continúan
huelga de hambre a favor de una reforma migratoria
Por: Isabel Flores,
Corresponsal La Prensa
Desde el pasado lunes 7 de abril de 2014, continúan en ayuno
Gema Lowe de Micah Center en Grand Rapids y
del tour Nacional de Familias por una reforma migratoria,
con el objetivo de tener una reunión con el Congresista
Justin Amash para que firme a favor del proyecto de ley
April Centennial Gift: Cleveland
Foundation Day at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
The Cleveland Foundation has announced that
its April centennial gift to the community – Cleveland
Foundation Day at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo – as it
celebrates the special role the foundation, through its
played in the creation and longevity of Cleveland Metroparks.
VOTE BY MAIL BALLOT REQUESTS EXCEED
50,000 FOR THE MAY 6, 2014 PRIMARY ELECTION
The May Primary Election is just over
three weeks away and the Board of Elections has already
received close to 50,000 Vote by Mail ballot applications.
“We are about half way to the total number of ballot
requests we expect for this election,” Pat McDonald,
Director of the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections said.
Dear Community Partners:
We are recruiting Bilingual Poll Workers for the
May 6, 2014 Primary Election. Bilingual Poll Workers are
very important to assist our Cuyahoga County Spanish
speaking community on Election Day and we need 200 for this
El Centro assists the Mexican
Consulate with the help of HOLA and Sacred Heart Chapel
González, Special to La Prensa
Around 1:00 p.m. last Saturday, María Vargas finally
got inside El Centro de Servicios Sociales, Inc., a
Latino non-profit organization in Lorain, Ohio, after having
been there since 8:00 a.m. She showed some pictures on her
phone of how the lines went deep into El Centro’s parking
lot even before the doors opened at 8:00 a.m.
Sunshine and good times for a
A.N.G.E.L.S. will rock the Toledo
An experience during childbirth led Lisa Canales to
make a promise to God 18-years-ago. This promise became the
driving force behind A.N.G.E.L.S. Outreach, an organization
that provides assistance to area families.
CELEBRATING OHIO’S POETS AND POETRY
Ohio has a rich history of talented poets that have shared
their gifts and talents through their insightful poems.
Ohio Poem in Your Pocket Day pays homage to this history
by sharing their work with others, handing out pocket-sized
poems on the street, and inspiring Ohio’s next generation of
Ohio, the border up North
Hastings, America’s Voice
Every Tuesday night in Painesville, Ohio, immigrants with a
common denominator meet at a converted church: they are
protagonists or collateral damage in the government’s
Andrea Obregon Rabago
Linda Marie Ramos
Rib-Off to rock the end of summer
The 31st Annual
Northwest Ohio Rib-Off, presented by The Blade, will take place August 7, 8,
9 and 10, 2014 at the Lucas County Fairgrounds in Maumee, Ohio.
Cities International Festival, April 26
Saturday, April 26th, 2014, from noon until 8:00 pm, Toledo Sister Cities
International and The University of Toledo will hold the fifth annual
Toledo Sister Cities International Festival.
Fostoria Latino Festival set for August 23
9th Annual Fostoria Latino Festival will be held on Saturday, August 23,
2014. The festival opens at 2 p.m. in downtown Fostoria and will continue until
12 a.m. Admission is free.
Michigan gets US
center for investor immigration
LANSING, April 9,
2014 (AP): Gov. Rick Snyder says the federal government has approved his
request for Michigan to host a center aimed at attracting foreign investors to
create jobs and live in the U.S.
Owens Community College hosts juried
visual art show
Owens Fine and Performing Arts Department is hosting the 10th Annual
Juried Student Visual Art Show. The show features over 100 pieces of
artwork in the categories of fine art, photography and commercial art. A jury
composed of area artists and professionals will select the winning entries based
on creative excellence.