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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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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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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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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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Maria O Alvarez
Dir. Latino Content & Outreach | Mom of two
7 Ways to Use Media and Tech to Raise Bilingual Kids
Whether you speak Spanish or just want your kids to learn it, raising bilingual kids is a big commitment. But even though it can be challenging, it's definitely worth the effort. Many studies confirm... read more
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