Research has long connected teens’ own religious beliefs with their sexual attitudes and behavior. New research released by the National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, and developed by Child Trends, indicates that teens from religious families and those with friends who regularly attend religious services tend to have sex at later ages compared to teens whose parents have religious beliefs that are not as strong and whose peers don’t attend services as regularly.

Professionals in the marketing, public relations and advertising industries, as well as the movers and shakers of Hispanic media gathered on Thursday, November 10, 2005 at the lively Estudio 2 at Liberman Broadcasting Studios in Burbank, California to celebrate the fourth annual Latino Marketing Awards.

The Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) announced September 8, 2006 as the date for the 20th Annual Hispanic Heritage Awards at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts’ Eisenhower Theater.

The Association of National Advertisers today announced the winners of the 2005 Multicultural Excellence Awards. Now in its fifth year, the awards recognize ANA member companies and marketers for producing outstanding multicultural advertising campaigns that ran between June 2004 and May 2005.

The Foundation for a New Iberian-American Journalism named Monica Godoy and Terra.com contributors among four finalists in the Internet category of its annual journalism awards. Godoy was the only representative in the U.S.

A pioneer in Philadelphia’s Latino cultural arts community, Taller Puertorriqueño will be recognized for its work with children and youth when it receives the Great Friend to Kids Award in the community service category.

Michael L. Barrera, President and CEO of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC), recently announced several key appointments to the USHCC senior leadership team, which will contribute to the goals and wide-ranging agenda of the growing Hispanic-owned business community.

The event held on October 19th featured award presentations to Actor Edward James Olmos, HOY Newspaper President Gisselle Acevedo-Franco, KABC-TV Los Angeles Anchor Henry Alfaro and Verizon Communications.

One Economy may not be a household name yet. But in five short years, the organization already has become the most impactful technology-based nonprofit in the United States.

One Economy, whose mission is to maximize the potential of technology to help low-income people improve their lives and enter the economic mainstream, marked its five-year anniversary by introducing two annual awards at a gala celebration at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City.

The Association of National Advertisers announced the finalists for the 2005 Multicultural Excellence Awards. Now in its fifth year, the awards recognize ANA member companies and marketers that have produced outstanding multicultural advertising campaigns that ran between June 2004 and May 2005.

The 2005 VIDA Hispanic Health Leadership Awards were presented last evening in a ceremony in Washington, D.C. “The new American demographics and new health challenges require excellence from our leadership.

The Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) announced highlights of the 2005 Hispanic Heritage Awards, which will range from traditional Mexican mariachis to a symphony performance to a rising pop singer/songwriter to one of the leading prima ballerinas in the world.

Girl Scouts of the USA has elected Patricia Diaz Dennis as its new Chair of the National Board of Directors. As the highest volunteer position in the organization, Diaz Dennis was selected on the basis of her long-standing commitment to Girl Scouting, as well as her ability to provide leadership, vision, and support to the world's preeminent organization dedicated solely to girls.

Telemundo announced it will be honored with a MANA Corporation of the Year Award, at MANA's "Las Primeras Awards Gala" to be held this Thursday, October 13, 2005 at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington D.C. Telemundo is being recognized for its efforts to promote self-esteem among Latinas through its telenovela, La Mujer en el Espejo. The star of the show, Colombian actress Paola Rey (La Mujer en el Espejo, Pasión de Gavilanes,) will be present to receive the award and Telelmundo’s own Candela Ferro (Decisiones, Miss Universe, Tsunami Benefit) will host the event.

The Association of National Advertisers (ANA) celebrated its new logo and revitalized brand identity today at the opening of their 95th Annual Conference: Masters of Marketing at The Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix, Arizona.

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