Unaccompanied minors: How about some perspective

Unaccompanied minors: How about some perspective

NewsTaco August 12, 2014

*The unaccompanied minor story constantly changes. Here’s the latest chapter, in the form of Homeland Security statistics that show how the number of unaccompanied minors has dwindled to half of […]

Latino creates an international film festival – for children

Mary Mata November 7, 2013

By Kristina Puga, NBCLatino Armando Guareño always thought he’d be a doctor when he grew up, but when it came time for college, he says he just couldn’t deny his first […]

LATINA STANDOUT: Meet Mexican-American Piano Prodigy Daniela Liebman

Mary Mata August 19, 2013

By Hispanically Speaking News You might not know who Daniela Liebman is but to truly appreciate her you must hear her.  Liebman is a Mexican-American piano prodigy who at the tender age […]

Among the tacos and Mariachis, tiny youth orchestra blossoms in Boyle Heights

Mary Mata

By Mary Plummer, KPCC Mayte Castro’s bedroom door is decorated with stickers that read,”In a world where you can be anything, be yourself.” Three sets of butterfly wings made out […]

Letter From Mom of Sandy Hook Victim, On Daughter’s Birthday

Mary Mata April 4, 2013

By Adrian Carrasquillo, NBCLatino Ana Grace Marquez-Green, the little girl who loved to sing and dance, and was killed in a brutal school shooting at Sandy Hook elementary, was remembered by her mother […]

Latina Teens Second Birth Likely Despite Knowing Prevention

Mary Mata April 3, 2013

By LatinaLista The first time a teenage girl gets pregnant it can truthfully be called an accident but a second, third or fourth time? A new analysis by the Centers for Disease Control […]

Latino Kids as Pawns in the Soda Wars

Mary Mata April 1, 2013

By Tony Castro, Voxxi Are Latino kids being unfairly targeted as study subjects for obesity in youth and the relationship to drinking a lot of sodas? There is now a […]