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What Hillary Clinton Says on Latina Leadership in Congress

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What Hillary Clinton Says on Latina Leadership in Congress

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI), as part of its 2014 Public Policy Conference, will welcome former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Ms. Clinton will provide a keynote address at its Leadership Luncheon on Tue., Sept. 30, 12:30 – 2:15 p.m., at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Atrium Hall. The luncheon, titled [...]

Why Kerry Washington Uses Purple Purse

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Why Kerry Washington Uses Purple Purse

Emmy- and Golden Globe-nominated actress and advocate Kerry Washington has joined with The Allstate Foundation to raise awareness about domestic violence and the critical role that financial abuse plays in domestic violence situations. Washington is serving as the national ambassador for Allstate Foundation Purple Purse, the signature initiative that gets Americans motivated to combat domestic [...]

How President Obama’s Analysis Is Wrong on Terrorism

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How President Obama’s Analysis Is Wrong on Terrorism

The reaction from Islamic militants is directly proportional to the American interference in their personal affairs. By Rakesh Raman There’s a strange paradox about U.S. President Barack Obama. In 2009, Obama won the Nobel Prize for peace. But he wants to see violence at every inch of our planet. And that’s what he’s doing. After [...]

Marriott Joins ‘The Envelope Please’ Initiative

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Marriott Joins ‘The Envelope Please’ Initiative

A Woman’s Nation (AWN), together with Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR), announced today that Marriott International will be the first partner in AWN’s The Envelope Please initiative. It is designed to encourage and enable hotel guests to express their gratitude by leaving tips and notes of thanks for hotel room attendants in designated envelopes provided in [...]

Was the American Journalist James Foley Killed by ISIS?

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Was the American Journalist James Foley Killed by ISIS?

By Rakesh Raman In a shocking revelation, the mother of American journalist James Foley who was reportedly beheaded and killed last month by the terrorist outfit ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria), says she was not allowed by the U.S. administration to save her son. In an interview with CNN, the mother claimed the [...]

Kendall Jenner Rocks with Tattoo Junkee Body Art

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Kendall Jenner Rocks with Tattoo Junkee Body Art

Seen confidently sashaying down the runway, model of the moment Kendall was rocking one of Tommy Hilfiger’s latest creations – hot shorts and crop bra combo with a star pattern that was paired with Tattoo Junkee’s “Twin Stars” body art design swirling up her legs, body, shoulders and face. The look caught the eye of [...]

Victim’s Family to Uzi Gun Shooter: It’s OK

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Victim’s Family to Uzi Gun Shooter: It’s OK

The four children of Charlie Vacca, who was tragically shot and killed last month by a 9-year-old girl learning to shoot an Uzi submachine gun, have released today a video statement. The Vacca children, ages 11, 14, 15 and 19, each deliver a message in the video describing their father, how they feel about the [...]

President Obama and the First Lady Join KaBOOM!

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President Obama and the First Lady Join KaBOOM!

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama joined representatives from KaBOOM!, MyGoodDeed, AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps, Corporation for National and Community Service, The Inspired Teaching School, and Washington community members to commemorate this year’s National Day of Service and Remembrance by participating in service projects to improve the lives of local children though [...]

Nobody Has the Power to Ruin Your Day: Lizzie Sider

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Nobody Has the Power to Ruin Your Day: Lizzie Sider

Lizzie Sider, 16-year old rising country artist will be bringing her “Nobody Has The Power To Ruin Your Day” Bully Prevention Assembly Tour through the New York City area from October 6-15. The tour, which has already hit California, Florida and Texas, will coincide with the month’s National Bully Prevention activities, and includes visits with [...]

What President Obama Says on ISIL Terrorism

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What President Obama Says on ISIL Terrorism

On Wednesday, Sept. 10, U.S. President Barack Obama outlined his strategy to combat the ISIL terrorists’ threat. Here’s the full text of President Obama’s speech. President Obama: My fellow Americans, tonight I want to speak to you about what the United States will do with our friends and allies to degrade and ultimately destroy the [...]

PepsiCo Supports Latino Youth Leadership Development

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PepsiCo Supports Latino Youth Leadership Development

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) announced Monday a $2.5 million grant from the PepsiCo Foundation to further its mission of educating and training the next generation of Latino leaders. The historical and transformative grant represents the largest in CHCI’s nearly 40-year history and contributes to CHCI’s Comprehensive Campaign to create a 21st Century Leadership [...]

Welcome to the “Islamic Terror State” ISIS: Video Message

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Welcome to the “Islamic Terror State” ISIS: Video Message

By Rakesh Raman After the recent reports of the beheading of an American journalist Steven Sotloff by the ISIS terrorists, a video is circulating in the online media space that mockingly depicts the recruitment process of ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria). Titled “Welcome to the “Islamic State” land (ISIS/ISIL),” the one-minute video is [...]

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