Happy Friday, dear readers!
The week is over, and although the heat made it uphill, we are deeply happy with the work we have done this week.
From the findings of the report on the tragedy in Uvalde to Eljuri’s new single, these are the best news of the week in BELatina.
The committee of state lawmakers investigating the tragedy at Robb Elementary in Uvalde found systemic failures and egregious poor decision-making.
Through the ¡TÚ22! Film Festival initiative and a series of virtual “Cafecitos” before the screening of this year’s selected short films, young filmmakers are exposed and connected to Latino role models who are breaking down barriers for underrepresented minorities and paving the way for a new generation of Latino storytellers.
Bad Bunny and Cheetos Join Forces for Third Consecutive Year To Help Hispanic Communities in the U.S.
For the third consecutive year, Bad Bunny and Cheetos launched their initiative to help Hispanic communities in the United States and Puerto Rico through the “Deja Tu Huella” campaign.
Latinas across the United States have organized, among demonstrations and action groups, to ensure access to reproductive care.
Nina Otero-Warren was an activist with an unwavering spirit who advocated for New Mexico’s ratification of the 19th Amendment and was the first Latina to run for Congress. Now, her face and the phrase “Voto para la Mujer” in Spanish will appear in the U.S. quarter.
The Puerto-Rican-born, Ohio-based entrepreneur and model founded the Miss Latina Image Leadership Program to help Latina girls in Cleveland find their voice and develop the confidence to express themselves — onstage and off.
Considered one of the best Latin guitarists of the moment, Eljuri is preparing to release her fifth studio album.