Tag Archive: Hispanic Association

Feb 03

Intel Discloses Diversity Data, Challenges Tech Industry To Follow Suit

To listen to the report, click here Intel has a new report out today. It’s not about semiconductors. It’s about diversity: how Intel is doing when it comes to women and under-represented minorities on its staff. The results are mixed – some strong and some, frankly, failures. Still the sheer amount of information is exceptional, …

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May 14

Rockefeller Calls for GAO Study of TV Station Shared Service Agreements

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Says there are serious questions about impact of coordinated TV station sales and operations Senate Commerce Committee chairman Jay Rockefeller (D-W. Va.) has asked the Government Accounting Office to look into the impact of TV station joint sales agreements (JSAs) and shared service agreements (SSAs) on consumers.  In a letter dated Monday, Rockefeller outlined some …

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May 01

LISTA, MMTC and 48 National Organizations Write to the White House about FCC Nominations

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Fifty national organizations sent a letter to the White House today urging the Obama Administration, when filling positions as chair and commissioner on the Federal Communications Commission, to nominate candidates committed to promoting diversity and inclusion. The representation of women and minorities in media and telecom ownership, procurement, and employment remains disproportionately low in industries overseen by the …

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Jan 11

LISTA Congratulates AT&T for their Inclusion of Hispanics in the Workforce, Supply Chain, Community and Governance

Leading Hispanic advocacy group HACR recognizes AT&T’s inclusion of Hispanics in the workforce, supply chain, community and governance AT&T has received the highest rating for all telecommunication firms on the 2011 Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility’s Corporate Inclusion Index (HACR CII). AT&T was one of only two companies to achieve a 95 rating, the highest …

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Jun 02

Census Data And The Future of Hispanic Advertising

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The recent release of the full 2010 Census population figures has been driving the headlines in the world of Hispanic marketing the last few months. As anticipated by many, the full 2010 Census figures for the U.S. Hispanic population topped the 50 million mark. (50.5 million to be exact!) Fifty million is a big number, …

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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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Mar 24

U.S. Census 2010… Is All About Hispanics as seen in MediaPost

This is a very big year for the Census and not just for the obvious reason that new national Census numbers are forthcoming. The new data, which will be trickling out in coming days, reveal some profound shifts in demographic trends that will have major implications for marketers: You had better start thinking local. It …

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Feb 19

Guest Blogger Ralph E. Herrera, President of Lanza Group says, For a Preview of America’s Multicultural Future Look no Further than the Black Eyed Peas.

It struck me while I and over 110 million fellow Americans watched “America’s Game” and the halftime show performance by the Black Eyed Peas.  They are a perfect example of what is to come as we unravel the US Census data that recently has started to become available.  The Black Eyed Peas are comprised of …

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Mar 19

LISTA National Board Urges Latino Tech Community to Support President Obama Health Reform Bill.

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Dear Members, Sponsors and Friends, Negotiations are done, and a final health insurance reform proposal is at the table.  While clearly the health reform compromise has its flaws, the costs faced by our small businesses are so great and the need for reforms in the small group insurance market so urgent, that the benefits outweigh …

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Mar 12

Statement From President Obama on Meetings on Immigration Reform

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Statement by the President on Today’s Meetings on Immigration Reform I have met with Senators Schumer and Graham and was pleased to learn of their progress in forging a proposal to fix our broken immigration system.  I look forward to reviewing their promising framework, and every American should applaud their efforts to reach across party …

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