For Omar the mission is simple, put a check on the rhetoric of fear and division in the immigrant community. On the heels of her landslide victory in Minnesota’s 5th district with 78 percent of the vote, the Somali-American who ran as a Democrat in the 2018 midterm elections, resolved that she would propel an agenda of moving the country in a more hopeful, inclusive and prosperous direction.Details
Los Angeles- Bakewell Media has brought it on once again. I’m speaking of the 13th Annual Taste of Soul. This huuuuge festival, the largest street festival in Los Angeles, and perhaps, in the nation for that matter, was held on Saturday, October 20th.
The Taste of Soul is a family-friendly event, as was held on “The Shaw” as Crenshaw is affectionately known as, between Stocker Boulevard to the South, and Rodeo Road on the North.
Bakewell Media loaded up all the bases with some heavy hitter, whose performances are known for knocking it out the park.
LOS ANGELES —For many immigrants, U.S. midterm elections traditionally draw minimal interest. But this election cycle, the reaction is different as a Democratic victory for control of the House or Senate or both would have huge repercussions for immigrant communities.Details
INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF BLACK LATINOS (ISBL) PRESENTS ITS GALA, “Afro- Latinos Journey through the Americas and Caribbean.”
“Afro- Latinos Journey through the Americas and Caribbean.” This very special Philanthropic Event “1943 Afro-Cuban Jazz Invades New York” will be held from 3:00pm to 5:00pm (dancing to follow) on Sunday, October 14, 2018 at Candela La Brea, 831 South La Brea Ave. (8th Street & La Brea) Los Angeles California, 90036.Details
Despite vocal opposition from industry voices, the Department of Homeland Security filed a long-expected proposal to remove the International Entrepreneur Rule, which was designed in the last days of the Obama era and allows immigrants who (co-)found a company in the United States to remain in the country for two and a half years (with a possible extension of the same length) as long as certain criteria are met.Details
It was Jan. 8, 2018, and 14-year-old Emily stood in the bathroom at DuVal High School in Prince George’s County, Md., waiting for a friend. A soft-spoken freshman, Emily often felt overwhelmed in DuVal’s crush of rowdy students. But she was eager to make the best of second semester. She looked forward to competing on her school’s CyberPatriot team, to watching the latest Marvel Studios releases with her mom, and to drinking outrageously flavored smoothies with her friends as they wandered the shops at Bowie Town Center.Details
The LAPD is hosting a Hiring Event on Saturday, October 27thDetails
Perhaps for the last time, the U.S. Diversity Green Card lottery program is opening up to applicants in October. If you are from a country that is underrepresented in the flow of immigrants to the United States, this may be your last time to apply and if you are lucky, immigrate to the United States.Details
According to Megan Rokosh, a global business communications expert with over 12 years’ of agency public relations, media and creative strategy experience, “Some people are paralyzed with fear at the very thought of taking an idea and communicating it, both in the workplace and in their everyday life. However, confidence can be significantly bolstered by heeding even a few simple strategies—some basic fundamentals and essentials—that can improve one’s poise and self-assurance…and results of the endeavor at hand.”Details