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

The Ad Council presented Univision Television Station Group, part of the local media division of Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) with the 2018 Catalyst Award for its extraordinary support of the Ad Council's public service campaigns.

The multiplatform initiative will highlight the impact Latinos are having on America’s economic future, social attitudes and cultural trends, while aiming to enhance the Hispanic community’s power through increased civic engagement.

Women started an average of 1,821 new businesses per day in the U.S. between 2017 and 2018, according to analysis in the 2018 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, commissioned by American Express. This level of new business formation by women is greater than the daily average during the pre-recession period from 2002 to 2007 (714), the recession and recovery period between 2007 and 2012 (1,143), and the post-recession period between 2012 and 2017 (952).

You’d think that by the time you make it to the “C-suite” -- which, for me, happened just a few weeks ago -- that you’d have everything figured out.  Not necessarily. No matter how much one has grown in her or his career, there is always so much more to learn.  At the recent She Runs It Annual Multicultural Alliance Bootcamp, where I had the honor of joining a panel called “Journey to the C-Suite,” learn is exactly what I did.  By Helen Lin

A study released by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) and Altarum concludes that New Mexico's future economic growth is linked to a healthier, better educated, more skilled and diverse workforce. "The Business Case for Racial Equity New Mexico: A Strategy for Growth" analysis also finds the state can realize a $93 billion gain in economic output by 2050 if racial disparities in health, education, incarceration and employment are eliminate

Azteca America, the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC), and the Hispanic Advisory Council (HAC) of Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA), announced that they have joined together to launch an imperative, new public service campaign centered on the topic of Hispanics and early detection of cancer—the ¡No Esperes! movement.

Women have faced many challenges throughout history, and the list is long of those who overcame adversity and became influential, inspirational figures.

Every entrepreneur has his or her reasons for starting a business.

A Cultural Re:Evolution reveals that U.S. Latinas have reached the tipping point where professional identity takes precedence over other roles in Latinas' lives and represent a new chapter in the evolution of a complex woman who is at the forefront of a cultural, political and generational shift.

TBWA's cultural insight studio, Backslash, released a report identifying a new modern era of American activism, coined Pan Activism. In a nationwide research study, conducted with strategic brand research consultancy Hall & Partners, it was found that 85 percent of Americans took some form of activism in the past year, such as conversing with those who have differing beliefs or donating to a local business or national tragedy. The findings indicate that modern activism is no longer defined by fringe groups with singular big battles but it is more mass and characterized by small, everyday actions.

While the barriers hindering women from fully participating in the labor market make it unlikely that they will attain full gender equality within a decade, the report finds that in a best-in-class scenario—in which each US state matches the state with the fastest rate of improvement toward gender parity in work over the past decade—some $2.1 trillion of incremental GDP could be added in 2025. That is 10 percent higher than in a business-as-usual scenario.

Young Latina Fernanda Vazquez received her first paycheck and celebrates with her extended family in a tender moment of accomplishment in “Girl’s First Check” by Wells Fargo. Notable? Yes, as it was one of the first national ads that featured one of the biggest, yet least acknowledged, shifts occurring in the U.S. Hispanic market – the professionalization of Latinas.  By Stephen Palacios, Principal, Ahzul

What are Latino jobs? In ALMA’s latest production, they prefer to ask: “What AREN’T they?” HP enlisted ALMA’s multicultural expertise for the Hispanic segment of their “Reinvent Mindsets” campaign for diverse recruitment, titled #LatinoJobs. The film reveals the stereotypes of Latino professions that still exist today and proposes a redefinition of the label.

The NBCUniversal Foundation and NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations, a division of NBCUniversal, announced a total of $2.475 million in Project Innovation grants for 62 non-profits located all across the country

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