Divulgando la cultura en dos idiómas.

Maria Tellez loves motherhood

By Angie Baldelomar Longtime Greater Kansas City area resident Maria Tellez loves being a mother.“Being a mother is the best thing ever,” Tellez said.Tellez has three kids. All are grown, but they’ll always be Tellez’s babies, she said.A native of Mexico, Tellez settled in the Kansas City area when her husband left the U.S. Navy […]

Parade of Hearts on display throughout GKC area

Story by Roberta Pardo and photos courtesy of Facebook – Parade of HeartsHearts have begun appearing again throughout the Greater Kansas City area.The now-annual Parade of Hearts, a group of murals painted on 5-foot, heart-shaped sculptures, is on display through mid-August. Area residents can hunt for the 101 hearts that are placed near city streets […]

Earth Day at the Westside… the Bestside!

As we celebrate volunteer week, we are so grateful for all volunteers that support the implementation of the different Westside CAN Center’s programs. This weekend we have volunteers releasing more than 12,000 bees at the Westside CAN apiary.On April 20, another amazing group came to participate on the Earth Day-City wide clean-up day! Children, youth […]

Jimenez family tells their story with autism and Fragile X syndrome

By CharaA Kansas City area resident celebrates her child’s accomplishments while he manages fragile X syndrome and encourages other mothers with children with the condition to do the same.Andrea Pérez of Overland Park, Kansas, has a 24-year-old son who was diagnosed with Autism and Fragile X Syndrome when he was 2 years old. The U.S. […]

Guadalupe Centers Inc. prepares for traditional Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

By Angie Baldelomar Guadalupe Centers Inc. (GCI) is hosting its annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta.Presented by CommunityAmerica Credit Union, this year’s fiesta features an extra day, running May 3-5 at GCI’s headquarters, located at 1015 Avenida Cesar E. Chavez in Kansas City, Missouri.“It’ll be three days over the Cinco de Mayo weekend,” said Nancy Rivera, GCI […]

Kansas Department of Corrections has openings as Correction Officer

By Chara The Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) is seeking candidates committed to promoting safety and responsibility through best practices. The KDOC is looking for correction officers that can start earning $41,870 per year.Candidates must be at least 18 years old, possess the equivalent of a high school diploma, and pass a physical test and […]

Mid-Continent Public Library presents show ‘Orígenes’

Photos by Sonia Falcon The Mid-Continent Public Library presented its “Origins” program on April 3 at 7:00 p.m. at Woodneath Auditorium. “Orígenes” explored the influences of flamenco from the time of the Moors in 711 to the modern influences of today with 45 Grados Flamenco. Biblioteca Pública de Mid-Continent presentó Orígenes La Biblioteca Pública de […]

Folklore grant recipients announced

By Tere Siqueira Some small, Greater Kansas City area, Hispanic-owned businesses are receiving some funding to help them in their efforts to grow.Grants of $10,000 each are being awarded through the Folklore program to the following businesses: Joyeria Leon, Jose Fiesta Rental, La Cubana Restaurant, Taqueria Tres Hermanos, Kasanova Hair Studio, El Nopal, VIVE Brand […]