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Maria O Alvarez
Dir. Latino Content & Outreach | Mom of two
How to Talk About the News of Family Separations at the Border
I never had to cross the border by risking my life in the desert or jumping over "La Bestia," the Mexican "Death Train" many Central Americans use to get to the U.S. to seek a better life. But I know... read more
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Viviana Reveron
Manager, Latino Content | Aunt of one
Cool Ideas for Enjoying the World Cup as a Family
Every American kid knows about the Super Bowl and the World Series. But the World Cup may be less familiar -- unless you play the so-called "beautiful game," or your family has roots in a soccer-... read more
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Maria O Alvarez
Dir. Latino Content & Outreach | Mom of two
5 Latino Artist Role Models Who Embrace Their Culture
Fighting Hollywood stereotypes has been tough enough for Latino and Hispanic artists. But it's nothing compared with the negative political rhetoric aimed at them. Ongoing attacks and detrimental... read more
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Viviana Reveron
Manager, Latino Content | Aunt of one
5 Latino-ish Shows for Families
If you want proof that America has moved beyond Leave It to Beaver, look at today's prime-time TV lineup. The success of shows such as Black-ish, Fresh Off the Boat, and Modern Family proves that... read more
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Maria O Alvarez
Dir. Latino Content & Outreach | Mom of two
Raising Bilingual Kids? Get Creative
If you're raising your kids to be bilingual, you're probably aware of the usual methods parents use to encourage kids to speak two languages. But there can be bumps in the road. Kids resist. You get... read more
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Viviana Reveron
Manager, Latino Content | Aunt of one
5 Bilingual TV Shows for Preschoolers
If you want your kids to speak both English and Spanish, the following bilingual TV shows can support your efforts by helping preschoolers learn new words and phrases in both languages. The shows... read more
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Maria O Alvarez
Dir. Latino Content & Outreach | Mom of two
5 Latino YouTubers You Want to Discover
Five up-and-coming Latino YouTube celebrities are breaking barriers -- and breaking records -- by mixing Spanish and English on their successful channels. Their videos prove that content that... read more
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Maria O Alvarez
Dir. Latino Content & Outreach | Mom of two
Hidden Talents: 8 Latino Voices in Animated Films
Not long ago, animated shows only trotted out Latino characters (think Speedy Gonzales from Looney Tunes and Pedro the Chihuahua from Lady and the Tramp) as cartoonish stereotypes of Hispanic culture... read more
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