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  • National Alliance for Hispanic Health Announces Partnership with the National Council on Aging

    Partnership provides tools to help older Hispanics struggling to make ends meet PRNewswire WASHINGTON, DC – The National Alliance for Hispanic Health (the Alliance) is announcing a new collaboration with the National Council on Aging (NCOA) to encourage families struggling to make ends meet to consider applying for programs that...
  • A COMMENTARY ON CALIFORNIA’S STATE DEMOCRATIC PARTY CONVENTION

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR The CA State Democratic Party Convention held in San Diego this past February 24-25, 2018, was unusual in that its delegates took note of and reacted to the millennials who were ready to go independent when and if their progressive concerns were not addressed. What...
  • RECOGNIZING PROFESSIONAL HISPANICS 2017

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR Just prior to this 2017 Hispanic Heritage Month EO’s Managing Editor, Arturo Hilario, assigned me the challenge of writing four opinion editorials (Op-Ed) which dealt with issues experienced by Hispanics, defined as Chicanos, Latinos, and Mexican-Americans as communities or individuals. I have already written two...
  • IT’S HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH (SEPTEMBER 15th – OCTOBER 15th)

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR “Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central and South America.” “The observation started as Hispanic Heritage Week under President...
  • Latino Diversity Issues and Challenges

    Hilbert Morales / EL OBSERVADOR Many in the Chicano-Latino-Hispanic Silicon Valley communities do not know much about the diversity in their community. Also, many public policy decision-makers treat “Hispanics” as a homogeneous population. Nothing could be further from the reality being experienced by the individuals who make up that cohort...