Emilio Nicolas, Sr. will receive Mexico's highest honor awarded a Mexican citizen living abroad.

Hyundai Motor America has partnered with one of the nation's leading experts and advocates for financial empowerment and small business development as well as best-selling author, Louis Barajas. Celebrating his second published book, Small Business, Big Life in May 2007, Hyundai is hosting the book signing tour and financial and entrepreneurial empowerment workshops at the annual conventions of the leading Hispanic advocacy, professional and business organizations as well as higher education associations representing Hispanic-serving institutions in the country.

Spanish Broadcasting System (SBS) announced that its employees and DJs from its MEGA 97.9 FM and Amor 93.1 FM radio stations will actively participate in the Seventh Annual Gladys Ricart and Victims of Domestic Violence Memorial Walk on Wednesday, September 26 in New York. The march organized by the New York Latinas Against Domestic Violence (NYLADV), intended to raise awareness about domestic violence against women. We applaud the SBS New York activism! We should have more of this type of involvement from all of the companies in our Industry. Encorage this type of behavior!

Fundación Azteca and Fundación Azteca America, organizations founded by Mexican entrepreneur Ricardo B.

Spanish-language television star Cristina Saralegui, host and executive producer of Univision's “El Show de Cristina” (“The Cristina Show”), will receive an Award for her Outstanding Lifetime of Achievement in Hispanic Television, presented jointly by Multichannel News and Broadcasting & Cabl

CityView Executive Chairman Henry Cisneros will be honored with the Maestro Award for Leadership on August 30 in Dallas, Texas, at the Latino Leaders Summit.

Coors Brewing Company launched the second phase of its Coors Líderes campaign through a unique leadership development program being offered to Hispanic non-profits and partner organizations in five cities across the country.

Ethnic diversity is increasing in most advanced countries, driven mostly by sharp increases in immigration. In the long run immigration and diversity are likely to have important cultural, economic, fiscal, and developmental benefits. In the short run, however, immigration and ethnic diversity tend to reduce social solidarity and social capital.

New evidence from the US suggests that in ethnically diverse neighborhoods residents of all races tend to ‘hunker down’. Trust (even of one's own race) is lower, altruism and community cooperation rarer, friends fewer. In the long run, however, successful immigrant societies have overcome such fragmentation by creating new, cross-cutting forms of social solidarity and more encompassing identities.

Hector and Norma Orcí, Co-founders of La Agencia de Orcí & Asociados, have been selected by the New America Alliance (NAA) to receive The H. Frank Dominguez Philanthropists of the Year Award. The couple is being honored for their extensive work towards the advancement of the American Latino community, which includes their work with the Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Camino Nuevo Charter Schools and the New Roads Charter School.

Radio personality Eddie "Piolin" Sotelo will hand deliver over one million letters signed by U.S. citizens and/or legal residents in support of the passage of a fair and just immigration reform bill this year to bi-partisan members of Congress. Piolin's "Por la Reforma Migratoria con Piolin" campaign marks the first time that a letter writing campaign has generated such a large number of letters in support of immigration reform.

Spanish Broadcasting System (SBS), announced that Mr. Joseph García, the company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer , will be honored by St. John’s University with the outstanding achievement medal of the university. Mr. Garcia received his Master’s Degree in 1977 from St.

Dolores Kunda, President and CEO of Lápiz, has just been named the “Ad Woman of the Year” by the Chicago Ad Federation. This well-deserved distinction honors Dolores’ years of dedicated service and lasting contributions to the advertising industry. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the award and places Dolores in esteemed company.

New survey reveals that 95 percent of young adults believe that... “What goes around comes around”

Daisy Expósito-Ulla, chairman & CEO of the new d expósito & partners, was awarded the Hispanic Marketing Achievement Award at the 11th Annual Hispanic Marketing Midwest Conference.

Recognizing the rapidly growing number of Latinas flooding the corporate workplace, the Simmons College School of Management and Madrinas – a national network for Latina professionals – are forming a unique partnership to develop resources and strategic programs to help them advance in their care