La Caminata de NAMI 2013
El pasado 11 de mayo del 2013 cientos de
personas se hicieron presentes en el Campo Médico de la
Universidad de Toledo con el fin de participar en la
Caminata de NAMI 2013, o “NAMI WALK” por su nombre en
Culminó el Taller de Padres, Abuelos y
El Taller para Padres, Abuelos y
Familiares que se reuniera en la escuela Woodward High
School y que fuera patrocinado por NAMI de la Ciudad de
Toledo, en colaboración con El Centro de la Mujer
culminó el día 13 de mayo del 2013.
NAMI’s workshop for parents,
grandparents, and caregivers completed May 13
Proyecto de Concientizacián
Comunitaria de Violencia Doméstica
Claudia Annoni, La Prensa
Toledo: El pasado viernes 10 de mayo del
2013, un grupo de trabajadores, agencias sin fines de lucro,
miembros del gobierno, representantes del departamento de
policía, fiscales y personas de la comunidad se reunieron
por primera vez para comenzar con la iniciativa llamada
Proyecto de Concientizacián Comunitaria de Violencia
Doméstica (Domestic Violence Community Awareness
2013 Brown Bag Summer Concert Series,
Toledo: Mark your calendars, walk away from the water cooler
and get ready to grab your blanket or lawn chair, favorite
co-workers, family members and a brown bag full of munchies
for the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library’s
lunchtime outdoor music series.
Lawmakers debate teacher performance
DURKIN, Associated Press
LANSING, May 12, 2013 (AP): Michigan teachers' performance
in the classroom would play a bigger role in the amount they
get in their paychecks under a proposal being debated in the
Republican-controlled state House.
Study: Immigration bill would help Social Security
By ERICA WERNER,
WASHINGTON, DC, May 8, 2013 (AP): A bipartisan immigration
bill pending in the Senate would strengthen the Social
Security trust fund by adding millions of workers to tax
rolls, and provide a boost to the overall economy, according
to an analysis Wednesday by the Social Security
On May 9, 2013, hundreds of Toledo-based FLOC and labor
supporters gathered and marched on Reynolds American in
Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The goal? To give attention
to its shareholders that Reynolds American is guilty of
numerous human rights abuses, all of which are denied by
company officials. Photo by Jeremy Sprinkle for NC AFL-CIO.
Ceja appointed director of
initiative on educational excellence for Latinos
U.S. Education Secretary Arne
Duncan announced the appointment of Alejandra Ceja
as the new director of the
House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics.
The Initiative is tasked with expanding academic excellence
and improving educational opportunities for Latinos by
making recommendations to Presid
Library to celebrate 175th
Kevin Milliken for La Prensa
10, 2013: The Toledo-Lucas
County Public Library is celebrating its 175th year of
public service this year, a history which dates back to the
Latino Veterans, others to receive
free dental care
Milliken for La Prensa
May 14, 2013:
84-year old Abelino Ruiz made a fortunate drive down
Sylvania Ave. last year, when he noticed something he could
La-Z-Boy plans new headquarters in
MONROE, May 12,
2013 (AP): La-Z-Boy Inc. has announced plans to start work
in June on a new $57 million world headquarters in Monroe.
Library to celebrate annual Claire’s
Kevin Milliken for La Prensa
County Public Library
will host a free family book festival on Saturday, May 18,
2013 at the Maumee Branch Library, 501 River Rd.
Annual Claire’s Day event is the largest of its kind in
A census first: Black voter turnout
By HOPE YEN, Associated Press
DC May 8, 2013 (AP): New census data show that US-America's
blacks voted in 2012 at higher rates than whites, in a
historic first. Despite increasing population, the number of
white voters declined for the first time since 1996.
CENSUS: Fla. Latinos voted at a high
SCHNEIDER, Associated Press
ORLANDO, May 8,
2013 (AP): Latinos in Florida voted at a much higher rate
than those nationwide in last year's presidential election,
and they also voted at a rate that exceeded other states
with large Latino populations, according to figures released
Wednesday by the U.S. Census Bureau.
UT's Lawrence Burns and Amelia Acuna greet
Google's Fulter Hong at the University of Toledo's uHeart
Digital Media Conference on May 10, 2013. La Prensa Photo.
Scott High School Band at the Toledo Heart Walk on May 11,
aniversario del Programa Toledo Excel
conmemoración del vigésimo quinto aniversario del Programa Toledo Excel
de la Universidad de Toledo se llevó a cabo el evento de la
“Celebración de la Diversidad” el 8 de mayo del 2013.
Arts Commission hosts public reception celebrating installation
of Bike Racks project in Downtown Toledo’s Warehouse District
new Artist Designed Bike Racks were recently installed in the
Warehouse District of Downtown Toledo. These works of functional
sculpture are designed to both brighten the neighborhood with
art and offer a needed use to cyclists in the area.
ent Obama and Secretary Duncan.
raises concern about Disney trademark for “Día de los Muertos”
RUSSELL CONTRERAS, AP
ALBUQUERQUE, May 9, 2013 (AP): When Lalo Alcaraz learned
this week that Disney was seeking to trademark ``Dia
de los Muertos,'' the name of the traditional ``Day of the
Dead'' celebrated by millions in Mexico, other countries in
Latin America, and the U.S., the cartoonist had an idea.
La Liga de las Américas Soccer
May 12, 2013
Potros Neza 6 vs. D. Las Lajas 2
Guadalupe 1 vs. Young Guns 1
D. Holanda 5 vs. Corre Caminos 0
Central Ars. 6 vs. Michigan 1
Las Hermanitas Rodríguez: Grupo/Onda Las Fenix de
Michoacán, México y Houston, Texas chosen to headline
June 8, 2013,
Promenade Park, Toledo.