Tag Archive: NCLR

May 14

LISTA Applauds HABLA Awards for Heading West to Houston, TX

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Habla Adds More Dates during Hispanic Heritage Month With $20,000 in Academic Scholarships, Verizon and Lanza Group, LLC Adds Houston to Atlanta, Charlotte, and Orlando HABLA Awards Line Up As the number of Hispanic professionals and community leaders continue to grow, it is fitting that the annual Hispanic Achievement & Business Leadership Awards (HABLA) luncheon, which …

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Apr 17

After Hispanicise 2012… Latinos Will Definately Need More Spectrum…by Jose Marquez.

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Last week, I had the pleasure to be at the Hispanicize 2012 Conference in Miami, Florida. It was one of the most engaging conferences that I attended in over 4 yrs. Bloggers and twitter experts from across the nation came together to discuss best practices and develop strategies for more wireless apps for Latinos, i.e. …

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Feb 08

Internet Essentials: Progress of a Digital Divide Killer

Six months into the program, Comcast released a progress report on its Internet Essentials program – the low-cost Internet and training offering that Comcast led the pack with as a condition to its merger with NBC Universal. The program provides low-cost broadband service for $9.95 a month; the option to purchase a full-service, Internet ready computer …

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Jan 13

GUEST BLOGGER SERIES: Janet Murguia “Survey Affirms AT&T as Industry Leader on the Issue of Diversity”

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The news last month was dominated by AT&T’s proposed acquisition of T-Mobile. The proposed merger generated considerable debate within the civil rights and progressive communities, with some organizations, including many labor unions, strongly in favor and others, principally consumer advocates, deeply opposed. While NCLR did not take a position on the issue, in the aftermath …

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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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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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Mar 10

Carlos Slim Still First as World’s Richest List Grows.

If it seems like the rest of the world is getting richer, it’s true, it is. The world’s wealthiest people had a record-breaking good year in 2011, says Forbes magazine, which released its list of the globe’s billionaires. During the year, 214 people became billionaires, bringing the world’s total to 1,210 people holding $4.5 trillion. …

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Feb 08

As Landline Use Wanes, FCC Moves Funds To Broadband..

As expected, the Federal Communications Commission voted today to revise an $8 billion funding program by shifting subsidies from companies that provide telephone service to broadband providers. The move is aimed at increasing the availability of broadband in rural areas, where an estimated 24 million people lack high-speed Web access — while virtually all U.S. …

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Jul 29

ADE Calls on Free Press to Explain Their True Motives

In a press release distributed Tuesday the Alliance for Digital Equality (ADE) called on the organization Free Press to explain the true motives behind a disturbing 40-page guide detailing a strategy to manipulate poor, rural, Southern African Americans and women in an attempt to advance their own political agenda.  As reported in The Hill, Free Press …

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