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November 16, 2016
Four Latinas receive honors
Four Latinas receive honors

EMC photos by Jeff Witherow

"Love begins by taking care of the closest ones -- the ones at home." Tabita Torres ended her acceptance speech with this quote from St. Mother Teresa upon receiving one of four Reconocimiento Awards from Latinas Unidas during the organization's 23rd-annual luncheon Nov. 3.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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October 13, 2016
Teen publishes first of three books
Teen publishes first of three books

Kari Cepero is not your average teenager.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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September 13, 2016
Events highlight Hispanic heritage
Events highlight Hispanic heritage

Pop-up dances, relationship classes and a former "The Young and the Restless" star will be part of the celebrations for Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 15-Oct. 15.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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August 16, 2016
Community pride draws thousands to festival, parade
Community pride draws thousands to festival, parade

Three days of warm sunshine and tropical-like breezes drew more than 20,000 people to the 47th-annual Puerto Rican Festival earlier this month.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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August 16, 2016
Peace sought in city neighborhoods
Peace sought in city neighborhoods

Two events this month called for peace and unity in northeast Rochester and throughout the Latino community.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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August 16, 2016
Community shows appreciation for longtime advocate
Community shows appreciation for longtime advocate

For about 50 years, a local group of friends has been getting together "For Old Time's Sake."

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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July 11, 2016
Festival, parade will celebrate Latino community
Festival, parade will celebrate Latino community

This year's 47th-annual Puerto Rican Festival will celebrate the evolution of the Latino community in Rochester, organizers say.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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June 14, 2016
Group tackles voter engagement, other issues
Group tackles voter engagement, other issues

Rochester ACTS is looking to boost voter engagement and Latino community involvement in its advocacy efforts this year.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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June 14, 2016
Latino advocacy group sets goals
Latino advocacy group sets goals

New goals, action items and timelines were established during La Cumbre's Spring Renewal last month.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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May 17, 2016
Production highlights little-known desegregation case
Production highlights little-known desegregation case

Theater should not only entertain but inform and inspire.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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