Many Latin Americans preparing for Fiestas Patrias

By Chara September is a month of celebration for many countries in Latin America. The reason: That is when they observe their Fiestas Patrias (Independence Days in English). Some of the countries that celebrate Independence Day in September include Mexico, Guatemala, Brazil, Honduras, Costa Rica and El Salvador. Fiestas Patrias are days for Latin American […]

Help Stop the Spread of COVID-19 In the Latino Community!

Working together, we can stop the spread of COVID-19 in our Latino community and protect our family and friends. The best way for you to help is to get tested, so you know whether or not you have it. If you do, there are resources to help you take steps to prevent spreading it to […]

KCK student receives 2020 HACER National Scholarship

Kansas City, KS (Sept. 1, 2020) — McDonald’s is proud to announce that a local Hispanic student from Kansas City, Kansas has been awarded the 2020 HACER National Scholarship to help them pursue their higher education goals. The Kansas City, Kansas, scholarship recipient is Brian Garcia-Sandoval for $5,000. Brian attended Sumner Academy of Arts & […]

Let’s don’t put off preventative checkups

My late brother, Guillermo Rodriguez and the recently deceased award-winning actor, Chadwick Boseman share a sad fate: Both lost long battles with colon cancer and died young. Guillermo was barely 50, Chadwick was 43. His death on Aug. 28 offers a stark reminder of the urgency of continuing to get regular health checkups and screenings […]