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In June, I posted two RAB blog posts regarding the upcoming 2020 elections. I stated that PQ Media is forecasting $8.33 billion is going to be spent by candidates and their PACs, as well as by special interest groups supporting/not supporting ballot initiatives or referendums. Radio was predicted to do well, fueled by candidates targeting multicultural audiences.  By Leo Kivijarv, Ph.D., Executive Vice President & Director of Research, PQ Media

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities has announced 24 fellows have been selected for its Inaugural Presidential Leadership Academy, La Academia de Liderazgo. The program is designed to increase Hispanic representation in presidential positions in higher education.

A new nationwide survey on race and the future of work commissioned by the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies finds a significant majority of Americans support free college or training, with African Americans ranking highest (85 percent) of any racial group.

The American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE), has elected Dr. Patricia Arredondo as its Chair for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Univision Communications, Inc. announced the release of crucial Hispanic voter data analysis in conjunction with L2 (Labels and Lists) which demonstrates across the board voter registration and turnout increases in the key primary and general election states of Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

What education do we need for the 21st century? What is the purpose of education in the current context of societal transformation? How should learning be organized?

Today, the amount of health-related data is skyrocketing. According to IBM, it doubles every three years and will double every 73 days by 2020.  In the right hands, this information represents an expanding resource that can be mined for answers to some of our most pressing health issues. It can also be used to improve and refine marketing programs that enhance patient experiences and motivate people to take an active role in their health care.

The public renders a harsh judgment on the state of political discourse in this country. And for many Americans, their own conversations about politics have become stressful experiences that they prefer to avoid.

Noticias Telemundo announced it has named veteran news executive Patsy Loris as Senior Vice President, Elections 2020 and Special Projects, effective July 29. Loris will be based in Miami and will report to Luis Fernandez, Executive Vice President of Network News at Telemundo.

The overall number of undergraduates at U.S. colleges and universities has increased dramatically over the past 20 years, with growth fueled almost exclusively by an influx of students from low-income families and students of color.

The College Promise Campaign, a national nonprofit working to increase the number of quality College Promise programs providing paid-for college tuition and fees, released a landscape crosswalk of existing programs supporting Latino students during a convening of employers and higher education leaders in D.C. on May 8, 2019.

Telemundo Global Studios (TGS) launched the TGS Fellowship Program, the first-ever premier professional development project for scripted content producers in Hispanic media. 

Republica Havas Co-founder, Chairman and CEO Jorge A. Plasencia has been selected to serve on the judging panel for the 2019 Clio Music Awards. The awards celebrate the visceral power of music to connect consumers and brands around the world.

A few months ago ALMA began work with Change the Ref to print a 3D statue of Parkland victim Joaquin Oliver in response to the recent up rise in and complete legality of 3D printed guns in the US. After a few months of fighting the good fight together, we compiled a documentary to take people behind the scenes of the struggle.

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