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Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

Selective Service: It’s the Law & Easy to do Online

SPONSORED CONTENT PRESS RELEASE (NAPSA)—Today’s technology may mean that a required rite of passage for young American men is much easier than it was for previous generations. Here’s how: You are required by law to register with the Selective Service System within 30 days of your 18th birthday. You may even submit your registration information

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

A Mother’s Reminder on Selective Service Registration Can Make a Big Difference for a Young Man’s Future

– SPONSORED CONTENT – PRESS RELEASE Important opportunities such as college loans, driver’s license tied to registration You want to see your son succeed, so you always urge him to do the right thing. Sometimes that means...

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Facts About the Selective Service for Noncitizens

SPONSORED CONTENT (NAPSA)—. It’s important to note that there are few exceptions to this law. It applies to almost all male U.S. citizens and male aliens living in the U.S. who are 18 through 25—not just citizens....

Friday, June 12th, 2015

Make a Difference in a Young Man’s Life: Remind Him to Register with Selective Service

– SPONSORED CONTENT – PRESS RELEASE Important opportunities such as college loans, driver’s license tied to registration Even though many adult men may not realize it, the simple act of registering with Selective Service probably helped shape...

Monday, June 8th, 2015

The Selective Service Provides for Conscientious Objectors

SPONSORED CONTENT By NewsTaco Does the U.S. Selective Service provide avenues for consideration for young men who identify as conscientious objectors? The answer is yes. , and not in combat. But the objector is required to provide...

Monday, June 1st, 2015

Why All Latino Men Should Register With Selective Service

SPONSORED CONTENT By Dan Amon, Public Affairs Specialist with the Selective Service System Some young Latino men never find out that living in America means registering with the Selective Service System (SSS). An undocumented man who registers...

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Recipe: Pan de Muerto

*Here it is! From our friends at La Vitamina T. You’ve got a week or so to make it and perfect it. VL By Chef Aldo Saaverdra, La Vitamina T *translation by NewsTaco With Día de Muertos just...

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Obama Broke His Promise to Latinos

By Carmen Velasquez, NewsTaco When Barack Obama and I last sat down in 2006, I refused to shake his hand. Today, I still won’t. His announcement last weekend that he would delay executive action on immigration is...

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Priest, Peasant, Pop Icon: Pulque

By Brenda Storch, La Vitamina T When trying to talk about pulque, it is only possible to scratch the surface. An ancient fermented drink made with nectar from 12-year old agave plants, this milky alcoholic substance has a soap...

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

A New Shade of Green: Arte and Community-Building for Conservation

By Jose Gonzalez, NewsTaco This week will be the second Americas Latino Eco Festival.  In case you missed it, an all-star lineup of artists, film makers, writers, performers, advocates, and community leaders from across the spectrum will...

Monday, August 25th, 2014

Dante’s Inferno and Governor Good Hair

By Dr. Herny Flores, NewsTaco The recent behavior by Governor Good Hair (Rick Perry) of Texas led me to reflect on Dante’s famous work The Inferno.  I know that some of you think that I exaggerate a...

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

African American Media on the Death of Michael Brown in Ferguson

By Andrew Lam, New America Media NAM Editor’s Note: Police killing of unarmed teenger, Michael Brown, 18, in Ferguson, MO, has mobilized African American media across the country. Below is a compilation of editorial excerpts from some of...

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

Hollywood to Latinas: Shut up and get naked

By Sabrina Vourvoulias, Al Día It’s no news to anyone that Latinas don’t get much diversity of roles in popular entertainment media. On TV we have sexy domestic workers Ana Ortiz and company on Devious Maids, and...

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

American Latinos: Forging a Stronger America

Ana-María Fernández Haar, Chair of the Board, New America Alliance Institute When the New America Alliance (NAA) Institute convenes the 2nd Biennial American Latino National Summit in San Antonio this August 5-6, it will be with the...

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