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Mexican Consulates issuing new, more secure ID

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

By Federico 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 Initiative
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 organizations

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
The American 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

By Kevin 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. 6-14

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.

95th Toledo Area Artists Exhibition opens Nov. 21 at Toledo Museum of Art

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.

Madison McQueen,
November 23rd;
from 5 to 14 years.
Remember when you were 5?
Happy Birthday!

Mary Durán celebrated her Birthday at Pulse Ultra's

Tejano Friday Nites

Happy Birthday Mary!

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Youth Commission tells Teens they have Choices

By Kevin Milliken, La Prensa Correspondent

The Toledo 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 Center

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.   



Happy Birthday

November 23

Madison McQueen


Happy Birthday

November 18


Love Abuelitos Mike y Diane Avina


Happy Birthday

November 21

Larry Gonzáles


Happy Birthday

November 22

Letty Reyes

Dolores “Lola” Rodríguez


Happy Birthday

November 23

Jorge (George) Zapata

Letty Rodríguez

Mike Eades


Happy Birthday

November 24

Pablo S. Pecina




Updated 11/18/14


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STATEMENT ON LA PRENSA READERSHIPLa Prensa Newspaper has been publishing since 1989 and prints 12,000 hardcopy of its weekly, bilingual issue, as can be verified by calling our printer Michigan Web Press of Davisburg MI at 810-664-7403. In addition, Mid-month, La Prensa is part of the monthly publication Lazo Cultural, which prints 10,000. La Prensa has a 92% pick up rate of its hardcopy, with a readership multiple of 3.6.  It is not about numbers being printed, but numbers being printed, then distributed, then picked up, and then read—PR+D+PI+R.
In addition, our Web site—
www.laprensa1.com—attracts over 1,500 visitors per day, with an average of 14 hits per daily visit.   





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