New Romantic Greeting Cards for Mixed Race Couples

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New Romantic Greeting Cards for Mixed Race Couples World’s first romantic greeting card brand for couples who love in color By Michele Hunt/Colors Greetings LLC November 13, 2012, Philadelphia, PA – Ethnically mixed couples have very little choice when it comes to romantic greeting cards, so today, Colors Greetings LLC and Colours Greetings Ltd. (UK) launch an […]

VOTE: Support Girls in STEM & Black Girls CODE

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About Black Girls CODE Latism 2012 has ended, but the buzz is circulating around several stand-out organizations that made a splash a the conference last week.  One of those organizations is Black Girls Code.  The organization, which provides education in computer technology for girls ages 7-17, is based in San Francisco and provides the crucial […]

DONATE: Charlie & His Imaginary Friend Children’s Book {3 Days Left/$148 to Go!}

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Charlie & His Imaginary Friend Children’s Book Four years ago, Qimmah Saafir and Popephoenix sat down in a Barnes & Noble, flipping through children’s books with the realization that diversity was still so illusive in publishing.  Since they both have children, it struck them all the more upsetting that their kids weren’t being represented in children’s […]

‘My Dream Speaks’ Benefit Reception in NYC Tomorrow! {Hosted by Global Language Project}

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ATTEND ‘MY DREAM SPEAKS’ BENEFIT IN NYC! Head over to the Helen Mills Event Space & Theater in New York City this Wednesday, April 18th for a very special evening celebrating language education through fashion, art, and music! The evening, hosted by CNN’s Zoraida Sambolin features performance by internationally celebrated Les Nubians and a presentation by Mataano (who […]

Mixed Match Film: An Important Cause for Mixed Race Families

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  Finding a Mixed Race Bone Marrow Match For multiracial families, finding a bone marrow match is often a trying experience.  Bone marrow donors are in limited supply and the difficulty of finding a match multiplies when you’re a mixed race individual.  One of the biggest problems with finding donors is the fact that people […]

Because Every Mother Matters

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  Mothers Matter My mother matters. All of my five sisters are mothers, and they matter. I am a mother and I matter. Are you a mother? Think about this word – Mother. It’s really so much more than a series of letters that make a word…especially this word. “Mother” on the lips of her little children means […]

LET’S DO THIS: Start a National Campaign for Spina Bifida!

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   (click above to vote)   Laura Tellado, journalist and award winning author of Holdin’ Out For a Hero and Espresso con Leche, has launched a donor page with Pepsi’s community fundraising initiative, the Pepsi Refresh Project, to raise funds for a national campaign for Spina Bifida.  The campaign, which includes funding a support group in her local community for Spina […]

The Beauty Gap: Dolls of Color for Girls of Color

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The Beauty Gap: Dolls of Color for Girls of Color I recently stumbled across this initiative after exploring the blog of a connection that I made at Blogalicious.  Myra, the publisher behind Children’s Focus, also writes her own personal blog about a variety of topics that relate to children of color.  Her blog, Maple Sugar […]

Knowledge Conquers Fear: October is Spina Bifida Awareness Month

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The following post is written by Laurita Tellado, journalist and author or holdinoutforahero.org.  This post is part of a blog carnival fundraiser for Laurita’s Walk-n-Roll group through the Spina Bifida Association of Central Florida.  To participate in this blog carnival, learn more here.  Thank you so much in advance for your support!  UPLOAD YOUR POST  - ### […]

New Latina Connects Leading Digital Latino Influencers as Partners for “Walk-n-Roll for Spina Bifida Blog Carnival Fundraiser”

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  The Collaborative Partnership of Eleven (11) National Organizations Marks the First of its Kind as it Seeks to Support the Founder of “Holdin’ Out For A Hero” During Spina Bifida Awareness Month WASHINGTON, DC (Oct. 24, 2011) – Under the leadership of New Latina, a bicultural lifestyle and online destination centered on personal growth for today’s […]

Charitable Acts: “The Passport Party Project”

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  Tracey Friley is a Multicultural Familia contributor and the brain behind the Passport Party Project, a unique initiative aimed at making sure every girl will have the chance to receive their first passport.   From the Passport Party Project website; Only 30% of Americans have a passport.  Crazy, isn’t it? Frustrated by this statistic, Tracey Friley, Executive […]

Biweekly Tweetchat: Giving Back {August 15}

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  Monday, August 15th In this week’s Tweetchat we’re talking about giving back.  Some of our contributors are initiating their own charity work to make a difference and we’re also showing our support to organizations that are bringing relief to Somalia.  Help us make a difference by taking part in our chat, donating and spreading […]