Garcia working to help students during pandemic

By Chara As part of our series on how students and school staff are being challenged by the COVID-19 pandemic, Dos Mundos recently talked to Alexis Garcia, a bilingual school counselor at Antioch Middle School in Gladstone, Missouri.Garcia, who has worked at the elementary, middle and high school levels, meets with students and offers group […]

Cheatham wins OPKS Ward 2 seat

Cheatham es electa para el puesto Ward 2 de OPKS La campaña de Melissa Cheatham terminó cuando ganó el puesto del Distrito 2 del Concejo Municipal de Overland Park, Kansas.“A mi esposo le encantó crecer en Overland Park y nos encanta criar a nuestra familia aquí”, dijo Cheatham, madre de dos hijos. “Estoy lista para […]

Financial aid is more complicated if you’re undocumented, but it’s still within reach

By Maria Benevento / Courtesy of The Kansas City Beacon For undocumented students, some of the conventional paths to finding college financial aid don’t apply.They are excluded from many forms of state and federal aid, and even some private scholarships. But opportunities do exist, and there are resources to help you find them.“When (undocumented students) feel defeated, it’s […]

Voces Consulares: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

By Alfonso Navarro Bernachi UN-Women, the agency of United Nations in charge of promoting gender equality and women empowerment, recently released a report that reveals that 2 out of 3 women reported that they or a woman they know experienced some form of violence. “Only 1 in 10 women said that victims would go to […]

Preparing Your Child for Their COVID-19 Vaccination

Now that free COVID-19 vaccinations are available for children ages 5 and up, many parents have questions about how to best prepare their child to receive the vaccination. Getting vaccinated for any reason can be a source of stress for children and parents alike. Here are some tips to help your child be more comfortable […]

Reyes Media Group co-hosting toy drive

By Tere Siqueira Reyes Media Group, Hendrick Toyota and Kids TLC are combining to give back to the community by helping make the holidays special for Kansas City area families, particularly homeless children and children diagnosed with autism.The three entities are staging the Fill-a-Tundra Toy Drive. People may drop off their gifts 8 a.m.-5 p.m. […]

Piedra law firm receives Hispanic Business of the Year Award

By Roberta PardoThe Law Office of Jessica Piedra has received the 2021 Jesse Flores Hispanic Business of the Year Award by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City.“It’s a real recognition of the work that we’ve put in,” Piedra said. “We are all either immigrants or family of immigrants, so every day, we […]

Voces Consulares: AMLO, USA and North America

For the second time this month, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador will be in the United States to discuss international issues related to improving the living conditions of the Mexican population both in our country and abroad.Last Tuesday, November 9, the Mexican president led the session of the United Nations Security Council in New York, […]

Garner wins Unified Gov’t/KCK mayoral race

By Roberta Pardo First-time candidate Tyrone Garner was elected as mayor/CEO of the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas, becoming the first afroamerican mayor in Kansas City, Kansas, history.Garner narrowly defeated incumbent David Alvey in the Nov. 2 general election, receiving 51% of the vote to Alvey’s 49.“I want to thank Wyandotte […]

Mattie Rhodes construye un nuevo centro de artes culturales

El Centro Mattie Rhodes está trabajando para crear un centro de artes culturales que sirva como un espacio con apertura para que todos los latinos muestren su cultura.El proyecto es parte de un plan de remodelación elaborado en 2010, indicó John Fierro, presidente/director ejecutivo de Mattie Rhodes. El plan incluía la aprobación de un edificio […]