A report titled Respected: Perspectives of Youth on High School & Social and Emotional Learning, shows that more than three-quarters (77 percent) of recent high school students believe their schools could have done a better job of helping students develop key social and emotional learning (SEL) skills, which are particularly needed at this time of national division, rising violence, anxiety and historic levels of mistrust.

As the dust settles on the 2018 midterm elections, a few things have come into focus. One is that while this was maybe not a fully blue wave (depends on which historical perspective you use as a benchmark), the Democrats harnessed voter anger against the current administration into a solid win by capturing the House of Representatives for the first time in eight years.

The Immigrant Archive Project (IAP) a 501-C3 nonprofit organization, whose mission it is to record, preserve and share the stories of immigrants in America, is celebrating its 10 year anniversary with the announcement of a college scholarship fund drive.  The IAP college scholarships will be awarded to gifted immigrants and the children of immigrants who are the first in their family to attend college.

Hispanic voters are poised to play a potentially pivotal role as to whether the Democrats or the Republicans control the US Congress after the midterm elections. Hispanic voters have grown as a percentage of the electorate, largely as a result of young Hispanic-Americans attaining voting age.

How much is spent on political advertising and how big a part of the mix is digital? In the latest episode of “Behind the Numbers,” we break down the numbers and dig into questions about Facebook, the role of messaging and whether brands are being dragged into the political arena.

According to SSG’s primary survey, 68% of Spanish Dominant Hispanics who can vote in Federal elections feel very to extremely confident that they will go out and vote in the November 2018 mid-term elections. Spanish Dominant Hispanics consider that Immigration, Racism, Homeland Security, Gun Control and Health Care are the top 5 issues facing the country. The ranking of these issues don’t change between Millennials and Xers/Boomers but the level of importance for Immigration and Health Care is significantly higher among Spanish Dominant Xers & Boomers. Interestingly, Racism is identical regardless of Generation

Miami Ad School continues to expand its footprint, this time near another beautiful Caribbean beach in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. The mission: make Miami Ad School Punta Cana the epicenter of creativity and innovation for Central America and the Caribbean.

NGL Collective announced a multi-platform partnership with Universal Music Latin Entertainment offering advertisers turn-key access to top Universal Music Latin Entertainment artists.

For the first time, the percentage of the American population age 25 and older that completed high school or higher levels of education reached 90 percent in 2017.

The Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative is amassing a huge database and network to nourish the fast-growing sector.

On Aug. 26, 1920, the U.S. Congress ratified the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, giving women the right to vote. Today, Susan B. Anthony and other suffrage leaders who fought for social equality 100 years ago would be proud to witness the fruits of their labor as women maintain a prominent position in determining election outcomes across our 50 states.  That hard-fought influence of the female voter is sure to be felt with the upcoming statewide gubernatorial, senate and house races taking place in almost every state this year.  But are all female voters alike, and will a one-size-fits-all media strategy work as candidates vie to get their messages heard by this important voter segment?

Telemundo doubles down on its commitment to provide youth the opportunity to play soccer, empower future champions and expand educational opportunities for Latino youth by investing over $35,000 in scholarships to high-need, distinguished student athletes from across the country.

Ana G. Méndez University System (AGMUS) has been awarded the 2018 Excellence in New Communications Award in the Communications, Communities and Collaboration - Academic Division by the Society for New Communications Research of The Conference Board (SNCR) for the Tu Tienes Valor (You Have Courage) campaign.

Education is highly valued in the United States as a means to acquire skills and experience that allow individuals to realize greater earnings over the course of their working lives.

Overall, UCI will grant nearly 9,800 undergraduate and graduate degrees this academic year. And in a testament to the school's commitment to access and affordability, 50 percent of bachelor's degrees (4,305) will be awarded to first-generation college students – the second year in a row that half are first-gen.

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