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Patty Rodriguez – #thefirsts

My name is Patty, Senior Producer for Ryan Seacrest Radio Show, and I am a First. And here is my story: The story behind Lil’ Libros is an example of what happens when the American Dream meets the Latina mother. Two mothers, each raised by Mexican immigrants,...

Give back on this #GivingTuesday!

Nearly half of all Americans took part in Black Friday or Cyber Monday shopping this weekend — a great time to find gifts for your friends and family. But today is #GivingTuesday, a day dedicated to giving back and showing support for great causes. Today we join...

Setting the Record Straight: Latinos and the Economy

Now that Thanksgiving is over, Latinos, like many Americans, will head to the shops to take advantage of holiday deals at malls across the country. This stands in contrast with the many myths and mischaracterizations of our community. The Latino community’s...

On the Issues: One Year after DACA/DAPA Executive Action

Next week, families and friends across the country will gather for a special celebration of thanks giving. Beyond the turkey or tamales or lechón and whatever succulent trimmings comprise your feast, next Thursday night will truly be about the warmth of having your...

On the Issues: Latinos and the Enviornment

If you grew up in a Mexican family, you may remember that the butter container did not always contain butter and that the Danish cookies tin was sometimes full of buttons and threads. Chances are, you may have a recollection of a childhood disillusionment upon finding...