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Thursday, December 6, 2001

Volume 2 Issue 48


In the news this week...

The Multicultural Institute for Leadership Honors Publisher of HISPANIC BUSINESS Magazine
The Multicultural Institute for Leadership (MIL) will honor HISPANIC BUSINESS magazine publisher Jesús Chavarría and three others for their efforts on behalf of diversity and multiculturalism in Southern California.

Latino Business Leaders Meet in Washington
Hispanic business-owners met in the nation's capital this week for a roundtable discussion on the current economic downturn and its effect on Hispanic communities.

Hispanics Seek Greater Role in Democratic Party
Members of the Hispanic community in the United States are calling for Rep. Bob Menendez (Dem.-NJ) to be elected to head the House of Representatives' Democratic Caucus as part of an effort to hold on to Hispanic support for the party.

Study: E-Commerce Helps Small Firms Gain Federal Procurement
Sen. Kit Bond said today new measures of federal contracts awarded through the Internet show that small firms utilizing e-commerce have made significant gains on larger competitors.

House Approves Aid for Displaced Workers
The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a bill to help workers who have lost their jobs as a result of trade competition.

Fisher-Price Creates Bilingual Toys
The rapid growth of U.S. Hispanic population has encouraged Fisher-Price® to address the growing needs of Spanish-speaking children.

NCLR Partners with Allstate
As part of a new partnership, Allstate will invest $2.5 million in the NCLR's Raza Development Fund, which provides loans to Hispanic community-based organizations.

Harper Collins Launches Hispanic Imprint
This fall HarperCollins Publishers has begun publishing the first list of books under its newly formed imprint, Rayo, an imprint created to publish titles for and about Latinos in both English and Spanish.

Audio Studio Continues Commitment to Hispanic Advertising
Under the leadership of General Manager Raquel Ramirez, the talented team at Latte Mix continues its commitment to the expanding Hispanic advertising community.

Discrimination Suit Against Spacelabs Medical Dismissed
Spacelabs Medical, Inc. announced today that a Washington court has ordered the dismissal of the class action allegations brought by Hispanic employees.

Alex López Negrete Receives Recognition
In a unanimous decision, the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (HHCC) named Alex López Negrete Chairman Emeritus at the recently held 18th Annual ˇTriunfando! Awards Gala.

Macedo & Associates to Design Ford Ad Campaign
Macedo & Associates, an L.A.-based advertising agency specializing in the U.S. Hispanic market, has been selected by the Southern California Ford Dealers Advertising Association as its agency of record for Hispanic-targeted advertising.

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HISPANIC BUSINESS Federal Resource Guide (2001-2002)
This year's Federal Resource Guide emphasizes technology as the main access to government in three functional areas: recruitment, procurement, and advocacy.

The Hispanic Middle Class Comes of Age
The phenomenal growth of the U.S. Hispanic middle-class population is one of the most remarkable demographic trends of the past two decades.

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HireDiversity.com, the recruiting branch of the family, offers an efficient place for minority job-seekers and diversity-minded employers to meet. The site also offers an array of diversity news.

SuperOnda.com is the site of the sister magazine of HISPANIC BUSINESS. It aims at passing along the Hispanic heritage of success to the next generation of young Hispanics. The site features a list of the best schools for Hispanic students, career development resources, musical and entertainment reports and much more.

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