Divulgando la cultura en dos idiómas.

ArchWell Health, A Higher Level of Care for Seniors

Longtime Independence resident and retired cardiovascular technician, Faye Mitchell, shares the  same plight as far too many boomers who live alone or are more dependent on family and other  caregivers than they would like to be. Faye confessed she used to spend hours just sitting in a chair  watching TV to help pass the time […]

How to prevent child abuse

Commentary by Tere Siqueira Child abuse is an issue no family should ever have to confront, yet it remains a reality in America.As the primary caregivers, families have the power to make a significant difference in preventing abuse and ensuring the well-being of their children.The following tips are designed to offer families steps to foster […]

Woodland Charity Celebrates International Water Day in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico

Woodland Charity implemented a portable water purification filter project in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico, as part of International Water Day.Woodland Charity volunteers traveled from March 9 to 16 and participated in the training and delivery of portable water purification filters to 300 families in the areas of Calabazas, Quebradilla and Guayabota in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico.These filters, […]

Mattie Rhodes partners with organizations to host community health fair

By Chara Mattie Rhodes is partnering with Our Healthy Jackson County, the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Children’s Mercy Hospital and others to host a community health fair.The event is scheduled for 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday (April 6) at 148 N. Topping Ave., Kansas City, Missouri.“This event is important because people will not only be helping […]

Women’s History Month: Sandra Ozuna balances professional duties with volunteer service

By Tere Siqueira Sandra Ozuna, one of the Greater Kansas City area women recognized in March by Dos Mundos in observance of Women’s History Month, strives to a strike a balance between two cultures.On the one hand, Ozuna is involved with area culture through her profession. Possessing a background in business administration, specializing in marketing […]

Women’s History Month: Teresa Perez connects generations through dance and heritage

By Tere SiqueiraTeresa Perez, who’s being recognized by Dos Mundos in observance of March as Women’s History Month, has found a way to help promote and preserve Hispanic culture: through dance.Perez, the founder of Los Bailadores de Kansas City, has dedicated more than three decades to the artform. Her journey into the world of dance […]

Featured Women 2024: Aude Negrete, works to increase Latino civic engagement

By Angie BaldelomarAude Negrete knew from a young age that she wanted to help empower others.Negrete — one of this year’s honorees recognized by Dos Mundos in observance of Women’s History Month — remembers never liking to see people treated unfairly. She read the newspaper for her grandmother and learned quickly about injustices, she recalled. […]

Helen Ortiz shines during Dancing With the Kansas City Stars campaign

Story by Tere Siqueira / Photos by Sonia FalconOn March 14, the Privee Restaurant + Lounge in Kansas City, Missouri, was abuzz, as guests gathered to support Helen Ortiz’s campaign for the 2024 Dancing with the Kansas City Stars event.A showcase of local talent, the event at Privee raised funds for Cristo Rey High School […]

Women’s History Month: Martha Salas dedicates life to God, teaching until the end

By Angie BaldelomarMartha Salas arrived in Kansas City, Kansas, at 18, seeking better opportunities.A native of Mexico, Salas settled in the Greater Kansas City area with little to nothing, not knowing English. But her belief was always that the path forward was through education.“Mom always had the dream of education and succeeding in life through […]