Univision Communications Inc. announced its second annual “Semana de la Salud” (Health Week), a weeklong multiplatform event under the health umbrella of the Company’s Univision Contigo empowerment initiative.

The second wave of the Hispanic Millennial Project focuses on healthcare. It explores attitudes and behaviors associated with health, diet, and exercise, as well as health-related technology, insurance, and the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare).

Health and wellness is trending. At the start of year, U.S. consumers listed health among their top five concerns for 2014. Concurrently, the popularity of fitness bands, smartphone apps that track health and fresh food sales have all risen dramatically.

A milestone is expected to be reached this fall when minorities outnumber whites among the nation’s public school students for the first time, U.S. Department of Education projections show. This is due largely to fast growth in the number of Hispanic and Asian school-age children born in the U.S., according to a Pew Research Center analysis of Census Bureau data.

SiriusXM announced it has joined with global music superstar Pitbull to create a channel featuring music by the international pop star as well as his personal musical selections.     

Sixty years ago, the Supreme Court handed down its landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision, holding that racial segregation in public schools violated the Constitution. But while schools have become more integrated, in part due to broad demographic trends, white students remain significantly less likely than minorities to attend diverse schools, according to an analysis of U.S. Department of Education data by the Pew Research Center.

HispanicAd.com is  proud to announce the winners of the HispanicAd.com 2014 Media Planning Awards competition.

This is an exciting year for the HispanicAd.com Hispanic Account Planning ‘Excelencia ‘ Awards (HAPE), we changed the rules, change the categories and expanded the scope and experience of the Judges to fit the ever changing needs of our competition for analysis, creation, implementation of Insights and the process of Account Planning in the US Hispanic Market.   

HispanicAd.com is proud to announce the Judges for the HispanicAd.com 2014 Hispanic Account Planning Excelencia (HAPE) Awards competition. The awards will be bestowed during the 3rd Annual U.S.H. Idea Awards at Association of Hispanic Advertising Agency (AHAA) Annual Conference in Miami, FL in April 2014.

This is an exciting year for the HAPE Awards, we changed the rules, change the categories and expanded the scope and experience of the Judges to fit the ever changing needs of our competition for analysis, creation, implementation of Insights and the process of Account Planning in the US Hispanic Market.   

AHAA will be creating a series of webinars dedicated to the winners of the 2014 HispanicAd.com HAPE Awards.

The Hispanic Public Relations Association’s New York Chapter has announced the filing period for the 2nd Annual HPRA-NY Scholarship Program. Beginning March 31 through June 6, greater New York area college students of Hispanic descent will have the opportunity to file applications to be recognized for their outstanding undergraduate academic achievement and community service.

Terra presented Latin music Superstar Juanes for the first on-stage performance of his new album "Loco de Amor" (Crazy from Love) in a world-wide digitally-streamed concert that took place earlier this month in Miami.

As pharmaceutical and biotech companies compete for the hearts and minds of prospective patients, they are re-discovering public relations as a powerful way of doing so. PR, with its unique ability to educate and inform, is a highly effective tool to communicate complex and often challenging information.

The alliance marks the initial step in a joint plan to set up a fully operational news bureau at UC Berkeley, a pioneering initiative that could lead to the creation of similar bureaus in other universities across the nation.

Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) New York Tri-State Area announced its partnership with Grammy-winning singer Luis Enrique as the new voice of the HACER Scholarship Program public service announcement (PSA) campaign. 

The road to better jobs, more money and improved lifestyles is paved by education, according to a new Nielsen survey. More than three-quarters (78%) of global online respondents agreed that receiving a higher education, such as college, is important. Likewise, three-fourths also believed that better employment (75%) and higher income (72%) are accessible because of educational opportunities.

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