Mexican Consulates issuing new, more
The 50 Mexican Consulates in the United States are issuing a
new format of the Consular ID card (Matricula Consular).
According to Cónsul Juan Manuel Solana of the Detroit office
(which has jurisdiction over Michigan and Northern Ohio):
“This document is recognized as proof of Mexican nationality
and domicile abroad, as well as an identification, by many
federal, state, and local authorities in the United States.
Spanish-speaking victims of domestic
violence and sexual assault are special-need cases
Martínez, La Prensa Contributor
The call arrived late afternoon: A 15-year-old Latina in
Toledo had been brutally, sexually assaulted. She was
suffering from severe trauma and to make the situation more
challenging, she didn’t speak English.
Lucas County Commissioners pass
Resolution in support of the Welcome Toledo-Lucas County
Nov. 18, 2014:
The Lucas County Commissioners introduced a resolution in
support of the Welcome Toledo-Lucas County Initiative,
which works to promote Toledo-Lucas County as a welcoming
and immigrant-friendly community.
PUCO and ODSA remind Ohioans that
heating assistance is available
The Ohio Development Services Agency (ODSA)
and the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO)
want to remind Ohioans that assistance is available if you
have been disconnected or are threatened with disconnection
from your utility service.
Toledo Community Foundation Fund
awards Grants totaling $159,415 to eight nonprofit
The Stranahan Supporting Organization of
Toledo Community Foundation recently awarded grants totaling
$159,415 to eight nonprofit organizations:
American Chemical Society offers
college scholarships for minority students in chemistry
Chemical Society (ACS) Scholars Program is
accepting applications from African-American,
Hispanic/Latino, and Native American students who are
pursuing, or intend to pursue, bachelor’s degrees in
chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, chemical
technology or related majors, and who are planning careers
in the chemical sciences.
Local officials work to gain I.D.
acceptance for immigrants
Milliken, La Prensa Correspondent
Lucas County Commissioners and other public officials are
working behind the scenes to gain official acceptance of a
Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) picture I.D.
as a way for undocumented immigrants and others to obtain
utilities, a place to live, public and social services.
Author and Sociologist Sarah Thornton at Detroit Institute
of Arts Nov. 23
Event part of museum’s new
“contemporary art world 101” series
Leading author and sociologist Sarah
Thornton will be at the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA)
on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014 at 6 p.m. for a book signing and to
give a fascinating talk—“Are Artists 21st-Century
Entrepreneurs?”—about her newest book, 33
Artists in 3 Acts. In the book, Thornton focuses on the
role of the artist, asking if being an artist is a radical
form of entrepreneurship or a vocational calling.
Holidays In The Manor House returns
to Wildwood Preserve Dec.
The 30,000-square-foot mansion at Wildwood Preserve
Metropark will glitter and glow with holiday cheer
during Holidays in the Manor House, Sunday, December 6, 2014
through Sunday, December 14. The free event will be open
from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. each day.
Recent and new works by some of this region’s finest artists
take the spotlight when the 95th Toledo Area
Artists (TAA) Exhibition opens Nov. 21, 2014 at the
Toledo Museum of Art.
from 5 to 14 years.
Remember when you were 5?
Mary Durán celebrated her Birthday at Pulse Ultra's
Tejano Friday Nites
Happy Birthday Mary!
Youth Commission tells Teens they have
Milliken, La Prensa Correspondent
Youth Commission is trying to ensure teens have a full range of choices
about their future—hoping they won’t make one that will put them behind bars and
all other opportunities far out of reach.
LCCC Theatre Presents “Rabbit Hole” Nov.20-22
LCCC Theatre will present “Rabbit Hole” at 8
p.m., Thurs.-Sat., Nov. 20-22 2014, in the Stocker Arts Center's Cirigliano
Studio Theatre. Tickets are $8 for adults and $7 for students, staff and
seniors. The play contains mature subject matter suitable for ages 13 and older.
Enjoy a Free Concert by The
Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra at LCCC’s Stocker Arts
The Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra will
perform a free concert at 7 p.m., Thurs., Nov. 20, 2014 at
Lorain County Community College’s Stocker Arts Center.
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Mike y Diane Avina
Pablo S. Pecina