Celebrated nationwide from September 15 to October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month. It traditionally honors the cultures and contributions of both Hispanic and Latino Americans and their heritage. During this month and throughout the year, people share history, heritage, and accomplishments of Hispanic and Latino Americans of past and present.
Dr. Richard Carmona knew what it was like to go to bed hungry, what it's like not to have access to health care, not to get vaccinations on time — or to go to bed with a toothache because you can't afford a dentist. Check out his inspiring interview below.
Long after Sesame Street, Sonia Manzano is still teaching children about racial equity. When Sonia was a little girl growing up in Boulder, Colorado, the only Latinas she knew were her mother, grandmother, aunts, and "Maria" from Sesame Street. Her new and timely book is now inspiring a new generation of kids. “With laughter and love, we can help bring a world Together.”
A lifetime of “never taking no for an answer” took John Quiñones from migrant farm work and poverty to more than 30 years at ABC News and the anchor desk at 20/20 and Primetime. See his inspiring video below.
Maria Hinojosa is an award-winning journalist who has collaborated with the most respected networks and is known for bringing humanity to her reporting. Her new book is a reflection of where we have been, where we are now and where we are going with disparities, hoping to make a difference for lives now and for future generations.
I hope you are well and I look forward to connecting soon,