announced the launch of their Traditional Latino Kids Songs sung in Spanish and in English. This is the first of a series of Bilingual CDs accompanied by a booklet that contains sing along lyrics.

The Hispanic community, the fastest growing segment of the population today, faces a school dropout rate higher than that of any other ethnic group in the U.S.

The Coca-Cola Company and The College Fund are launching year-two of its internship and scholarship program that links the classroom to the work world, giving people of color the tools they need to succeed in corporate America.

Scholastic, the global children's media and publishing company, is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month 2001, September 15th - October 15th, with special content and curriculum in its classroom magazines for grades pre-K through 12 and online at

This volunteer driven Free website culminated as an effort of private businesses in cooperation with Federal Agencies to provide accurate information to assist with the tragedies taking place on September 11, 2001.

As the number of Latinos in America continues to grow, the influence of Hispanic culture can be felt in everything from mainstream music to family mealtimes.

The Darden Restaurants Foundation announced it will award a grant to the University of Florida's Warrington College of Business to establish the first comprehensive diversity and business ethics endowment in Florida.

As part of a national effort by Visa U.S.A. to build financial literacy in students across the country and help bridge the digital divide, Visa U.S.A. donated a computer lab to Marshall High School in San Antonio.

Use of the Internet has become an increasingly important feature of the learning environment for teenagers both inside and outside the classroom.

The Advertising Council, People For the American Way Foundation (PFAWF), the NAACP, and the Eastman Kodak Company launched a three-year national advertising campaign in Washington D.C. to encourage African American and Hispanic parents to become more involved in their children's education.

As part of the company's long-standing effort to promote responsible decision making, Miller Brewing Company announced the launch of "Hablemos Claro" (Let's Talk), a new Spanish-language guidebook designed to help Hispanic parents address issues of alcohol, underage drinking and responsible decis

The National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation has awarded 12 scholarships to help women and minorities attend the Broadcast Leadership Training Program.

As schools prepare to open their doors once again, it is a good time to consider how this year can and should be different from previous years. Those who are part of the highest-performing 25 percent of students will have access to some of the world's finest free educational opportunities.

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) announced that during the 2000-2001 academic year the organization awarded approximately $19.3 million in college scholarships.

To help Hispanics receive more information on health issues that affect them, local leaders recently joined Pfizer in launching its new health-awareness program--Sana La Rana Cuentos de Salud (Stories of Health)--and the 54 foot-long community-outreach vehicle (COV) that will deliver the program