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Free breakfast served Saturdays at Prairie Village church

By Roberta Pardo A Kansas City area church serves free breakfast every Saturday. The Lutheran Church of the Resurrection in Prairie Village, Kansas, hosts its weekly Saturday’s Miracle Breakfast. Led by Pastor Alix Pridgen, the breakfast started in March 2010 to help ease the burden for people suffering from the legacy of the 2008 economic crisis. “We were feeling compelled …

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Delia Garcia sworn in as Kansas secretary of labor

By Roberta Pardo Delia Garcia was sworn in as Kansas secretary of labor June 5 by Kansas Court of Appeals Chief Justice Karen Arnold-Burger. The ceremony, held at the Old Supreme Court Chambers of the Kansas Statehouse in Topeka, also had a special guest: American civil rights icon and labor leader Dolores Huerta. While Garcia was living and working in …

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KCIA hosts Career Day

On May 24, Kansas City International Academy hosted Career Day for students from all grade levels (kindergarten through fifth grade). From 9 to 11:30 a.m., Career Day consisted of students listening to presentations and asking questions about the different careers participating in this event. Among the jobs represented were nurse, manager, bank teller, graphic designer, filmmaker, journalist, radio announcer, and …

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Area agency offers bilingual lead safety training

By Roberta Pardo An area organization is offering bilingual lead-safe training for contractors working in older homes. GlyNite Construction Services offers Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-certified lead-safe training in Missouri and Kansas. By federal law, contractors, renovators or maintenance workers working on properties with a construction date that precedes 1978 must be EPA certified. Missouri is under EPA jurisdiction. Kansas requires …

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KCMO mayoral candidates face off in forum

By Roberta Pardo On May 8, Guadalupe Centers Inc., along with the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City, hosted a mayoral candidate forum ahead of the June 18 Kansas City, Missouri, mayoral election. Councilwoman Jolie Justus and Councilman Quinton Lucas — the two candidates who got the most votes in the April 2 primary — faced each other …

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Coding academy hopes to increase diversity in KC tech industry

By Roberta Pardo An academy in Kansas City is trying to increase the number of underrepresented people in the coding profession. Prime Digital Academy is a 20-week, full-time immersion coding bootcamp. Founded in 2014 in Minneapolis, Prime opened a campus in Kansas City earlier this year, hoping to replicate its success in Minnesota. Prime teaches people the skills they need …

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Congratulations Graduates 2019

Congratulations, graduates! You did it! You have completed an important era in your education career. To help you celebrate, Dos Mundos put out a call asking you to submit pictures of the graduates in your family. Here are some of the photos you submitted. And if you haven’t sent your pictures yet, there is still time. This is only part …

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Guadalupe Centers celebrates Cinco de Mayo with KC community

Photos By Carlos Dominguez and Hector Perez The Guadalupe Centers hosted its annual Cinco de Mayo celebration on May 4-5. Families who participated enjoyed local and out-of-state entertainment, mariachis, folkloric dancers, food trucks, rides, petting zoo, vendors, contests and raffles, among other things. The event was free to the public. The Cinco de Mayo celebration serves as a fundraiser for …

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Cabral shares insights of millennial motherhood

By Tere Siqueira A month after turning 17, Fanny Cabral became a mom. As a junior in high school, telling her parents was the first of many challenges she had to face. Now 22, Cabral has overcome many of those obstacles, thanks to help from her family. The millennial mom and Kansas City resident has achieved a balance between her …

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Día del niño 2019

With great success took place on Tuesday April 30, 2019 the celebration of the day of the child in Sunfresh of 18th Street, despite the rain that was hitting our city the festival took place inside the store in a very familiar atmosphere, children and adults enjoyed with the hog dogs, refreshments, raffles, contests, gifts and lots of fun, were …

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