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Latinos Recognized with Pitt’s Sheth Distinguished Faculty Award for International Achievement

Each year the University of Pittsburgh recognizes faculty members around the world. The University chose two Latino faculty members for the 2020 Awards – Dr. Diego Chaves-Gnecco, a Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician and associate professor at Pitt in the School of Medicine, and Carmelo Mesa-Lago, Ph.D., Economics and Latin American Studies Professor. Both will be honored with…

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What to Know Before You Buy a Home – PHDC Webinar

Are you thinking of buying a home, but don’t know where to start? Join the PHDC for a 90-minute workshop to see how close you are to your goal. During the virtual class, you’ll learn about the types of mortgage loans and costs, how much money you really need at closing, and the ways housing…

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When can kids get the COVID-19 vaccine? A pediatrician answers 5 questions parents are asking | Analysis

A pediatrician and assistant professor of pediatric infectious diseases, explains what doctors know today about the risk children face of getting and spreading the coronavirus and when vaccines might be available.

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Latino Immigrants: Stories of Courage, Resilience and Hope in Pittsburgh

Latino Americans Pittsburgh is a series jointly produced by Casa San José and artist Andres Tapia-Urzua. It is made possible by a Just Arts grant from The Heinz Endowments. The local series Latino Americans Pittsburgh is a video documentary aimed at helping to represent the Latino community in the Pittsburgh region. At this critical moment, we…

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Finding La Familia Through the Lens of Alzheimer’s

Our childhood memories can be filled with joy and laughter, but also with bittersweet stories that stay with us long after our teenage years. As a young boy, Rich Beckermeyer, of Hispanic heritage on his mother’s side, did not always enjoy being around his grandfather. His Puerto Rican abuelo was not the most tolerant or patient person…

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Run Across Guatemala 5k Run/Walk Planned for April

For years the Guatemala Mission Group at St. Richard Church in Gibsonia, PA has been dedicated to supporting the Centro Nutricional y Hogar de los Niños orphanage in Patzún, Guatemala. Breakfast Sundays and the April 5k run had been a major source of fundraising in prior years until they had to be cut back due…

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