Oct 24, 2014

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Education: The Best Legacy

Othanya

Othanya (center), a Dominican high school student, recently accepted to Columbia University on full scholarship “La educación es la mejor herencia…” was a phrase Othanya, a 17-year old high school senior, repeatedly heard from her Dominican immigrant parents.  Othanya was recently accepted to Columbia University, with a full 4-year scholarship — everything covered, including books […]

Que Pasa? Young Latinas and Suicide Attempts

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souce: stars alive Did you know that young Latinas attempt suicide at a much higher rate than any other ethnic group?  According to the 2009 CDC survey of high school students, 1 out of 9 Latina teens attempts suicide, and the rate is higher (15-21%) in New York City. Like many taboo subjects, suicide is […]

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