Silvana Escobar

  • Photo Credit: Voto Latino

    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ-- Después de varios meses de una intensa campaña presidencial entre la candidata demócrata Hillary Clinton y el candidato republicano Donald Trump, un grupo diverso de más de 200 millones de estadounidenses irán a las urnas el 8 de noviembre para elegir a su próximo presidente.

    Pero, ¿cuáles son las implicaciones para la población Latina en los Estados Unidos con la elección de un nuevo presidente?

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    EDISON, NJ -- La Cámara Regional de Comercio del Condado de Middlesex presenta la 6ta Feria Anual de Negocios Hispanos que se llevará a cabo el 20 de julio de 4pm a 8pm en Pines Manor, Edison, Nueva Jersey.

    Este evento representa una gran oportunidad para negocios y emprendedores locales de conectar con líderes hispanos influyentes y potenciales clientes a través de networking, acercamiento comunitario, referencias y exposición de marcas.

  • Photo Credit: Silvana Escobar

    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ- El sábado 30 de Enero, un grupo de miembros de la comunidad se reunieron en la esquina de Geroge Street y Avenida Livingston con la finalidad de levantar sus voces en contra de las recientes redadas organizadas por el ICE (Departamento de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas) que se han realizado a lo largo del país y presumiblemente en Nueva Jersey.

  • Photo Credit: Voto Latino

    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ-- After a fierce presidential race between Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican candidate Donald Trump, a diverse group of more than 200 million Americans will go to the polls on November 8 to elect their next president.

    But what are the implications for the Latino population in the U.S. with the election of a new president?

  • Photo Credit: Hispanic Business Expo Gallery

    EDISON, NJ--The Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 6th annual Hispanic Business Expo on July 20 at Pines Manor in Edison.

    This event provides a great opportunity for businesses and entrepreneurs to connect with influential Hispanic leaders and potential clients through networking, community outreach, referrals, and brand awareness.

    The main purpose of this event is to help small business owners expand their opportunities not only among the Hispanic market, but also in the “general market.”

  • Photo Credit: Silvana Escobar

    NEW BRUNSWICK NJ--On January 30, community members and immigrant rights supporters gathered together at the corner of George Street and Livingston Avenue to raise their voices against the recent U.S. Department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids that have been taking place across the country.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK NJ–On Sunday November 1, the New Brunswick Free Public Library, in collaboration with Lazos America Unida and the Rutgers Center for Latino Arts and Culture (CLAC), is hosting a free event in celebration of Día de los Muertos.

    Spanish for "Day of the dead," Día de los Muertos is a Mexican holiday that honors those who have passed away.  The celebration in New Brunswick will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m at the library’s Carl T. Valenti community room, located at 60 Livingston Avenue.

  • Photo Credit: NBFPL

    NEW BRUNSWICK N.J. – El domingo 1 de noviembre, la Biblioteca Pública de New Brunswick en colaboración con Lazos América Unida y el Centro de Arte y Cultura Latina de Rutgers (CLAC), organiza un evento gratuito en celebración de el Día de los Muertos.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Rutgers University Libraries is one of the 55 organizations nationwide receiving a $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association, to support varied programming about Latino history and culture.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–City-based non-profit New Labor continues organizing to improve the conditions of New Brunswick workers, with an educational event aimed at warehouse and temporary workers.

    The organization invites anyone to the free Occupational Health and Safety training event, scheduled for Sunday, September 27, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, at the Anshe Emeth Memorial Temple at 222 Livingston Avenue.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – La ONG New Labor continúa tomando acciones con el fin de mejorar las condiciones laborales de los trabajadores de New Brunswick, con un evento de capacitación gratuito dirigido a trabajadores temporales de agecias de empleo.

    La organización invita a la Cumbre de Salud y Seguridad, que se llevará a cabo el domingo 27 de septiembre, de 9:00 am a 2:00 pm, en Anshe Emeth Memorial Temple, 222 Livingston Avenue.

  • Photo Credit: Charlie Kratovil

    JERSEY CITY, NJ – Algunas de las ciudades más grandes del estado están siguiendo la iniciativa de New Brunswick sobre el problema de robo salarial.

    En Julio de 2015, el Concejo Municipal de Jersey City aprobó por unanimidad una ordenanza anti-robo salarial que permite a las autoridades suspender o negar licencias de funcionamiento de negocios a aquellos propietarios que se encuentran cometiendo robo de salarios.

  • Photo Credit: Charlie Kratovil

    JERSEY CITY, NJ--Some of the state's largest cities are now following New Brunswick's lead on the issue of wage theft.

    On July 15, Jersey City Council unanimously passed an anti-wage theft ordinance, which allows authorities to suspend or deny business licenses to owners that are found to be committing wage theft.

    It becomes the fifth ordinance of this kind to be adopted in the state, after the unprecedented efforts of activists and members of New Labor and Unity Square to investigate and expose the problem in New Brunswick.