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Apr 17

LISTA Guest Blogger: George “Urban Jibaro” Torres 5 Tips on How To Effectively Reconnect With Your Hispanicize Friends. #hispz12

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So I literally just got home from Sunny Miami where I spent the week sharing best practices, eating Croquetas & drinking Mojitos with some of the most influential bloggers, brands and media professionals at Hispanicize 2012. If you are anything like me, you come back home with full of excitement with lots of ideas and …

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Nov 16

Hispanics Named to FCC Diversity Advisory Panel as it appears in Hispanic Business Magazine

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Diversity Advisory Panel –> Several Hispanics have been appointed to the Federal Communications Commission’s rechartered Federal Advisory Diversityfor Communications in the Digital Age.The first meeting has been scheduled for Dec. 6, according to the FCC. The Diversity Committee’s mission is to advice the FCC regarding policies and practices that will enhance diversity in the telecommunications and related …

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Apr 14

LISTA’s JOSE A. MARQUEZ-LEON, “TOP 200″ MOST INFLUENTIAL HISPANICS IN TECHNOLOGY”

The editors of Hispanic Engineer & Information Technology magazine (HE&IT) have selected Jose A. Marquez-Leon of Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association as one of the “Top 200 Most Influential Hispanics in Technology.” This select list, which previously recognized some of the top 1 00 Hispanics in technology, was expanded to reflect the increasing …

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Aug 28

Latinos in Information Science and Technology Association (LISTA) and Alliance for Digital Equality (ADE) Announce Partnership to Further Digital Empowerment Initiatives.

  LISTA and ADE partnership will work to facilitate digital advocacy, digital literacy, job creation and economic development in regards to digital empowerment initiatives   Today, Latinos in Information Science and Technology Association (LISTA), the nation’s leading organization of Latino technology professionals and the Alliance for Digital Equality (ADE), a nonprofit organization that provides broadband solutions …

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Jun 14

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski to Address LISTA 3rd Annual National Tech-Latino 2030 Legislative Forum.

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New York, NY, June 14th, 2010 – Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association’s President and CEO, Jose A. Marquez-Leon proudly announced today that Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski will deliver remarks on the National Broadband Plan at LISTA’s upcoming 3rd Annual National Tech-Latino 2030 Legislative Forum on Capitol Hill, Washington, DC at 6:00 …

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May 25

Working on IT: 50,000 New Health IT workers Needed by Joseph Conn / HITS

  Working on IT By Joseph Conn / HITS staff writer Posted: May 24, 2010 – 12:01 am ET Part one of a two-part series Access part two: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, commonly known as the stimulus law, has a host of tight deadlines for its myriad health information technology subsidy …

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May 21

Despite HIT progress, Who’s Still Left Out? Can Anyone Say Latinos?

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As new HIT makes ever greater inroads into the nation’s healthcare system, there is bound to be an expanding array of stories that highlight the advantages HIT brings to patients and doctors alike. But rather than taking too much comfort as favorable evidence piles up, policymakers should regularly wonder what percentage of the population is …

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Mar 17

Following the Release of the FCC’s National Broadband Plan Yesterday, Chairman Julius Genachowski Sat Down for an Interview on YouTube

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Following the release of the FCC’s National Broadband Plan yesterday, Chairman Julius Genachowski sat down for an interview on YouTube National Broadband Plan Wrap-Up By Brad A sampling of online chatter following yesterday’s release of the National Broadband Plan. First up, the Huffington Post: Among the cornerstones of the plan is a ‘shoot for the …

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Feb 23

Broadband for America Study Shows Importance of Investment

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Major Network Providers Have Created Hundreds of Thousands of Jobs

Today, the Broadband for America (BfA) coalition released a new study that shows the important contributions to the U.S. economy made by private investment in information and communications technology.

Feb 18

LISTA CEO Jose Marquez to Meet with Secretary of Commerce Locke and Chairman of UPS Scott Davis on How to Develop More Jobs in USA.

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LISTA CEO Jose Marquez will Meet with Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke and Chairman of UPS Scott Davis on how to develop more jobs in USA.

The Honorable Gary Locke U.S. Secretary of Commerce & Scott Davis Chairman & CEO UPS are in Georgia for a discussion with small businesses. They will hold a meeting with Latino and African American Business leaders to discuss President Obama’s new National Export Initiative to increase U.S. exports and support American jobs.

This special meeting will be held at the UPS Facility in Doraville Ga. on Friday February 19, 2010 @10:20 am.

During last month’s State of the Union speech, President Obama announced a goal of doubling exports over the next five years to support two million jobs in America.

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