Latino Children: The Future of the City of Charlotte

Article was first published in Charlotte Agenda. The face of Charlotte is changing. According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, there are nearly 41,000 students that speak a different language than English at home, with Spanish being in the top five. Hispanics make up 23% of CMS enrollment for the year and are the fastest-growing demographic. Eighteen schools are more […]

[En Español] Los nombres de bebés latinos más populares de 2015 y predicciones para el 2016

Los clásicos nombres Sofía y Santiago ¡triunfan de nuevo! Ambos han encabezado las listas de los 100 nombres favoritos de bebés por nueve años consecutivos. Pero está claro que muchos padres ahora buscan opciones parecidas. Eso se comprobó con el ascenso de Lucía, un nombre similar a Sofía, el cual escaló ocho puestos hasta llegar […]

[Video] Being an Only-Child, Living Away & the Holidays

This is part of a sponsored collaboration with Minute Maid and DiMe Media, but all opinions are my own. Once upon a time…. As a child, I wanted to play smart and get Santa “in the act” of placing my gifts under our Christmas tree. On the night of that December 24th, I decided I […]

Latino Tweens & Teens: An Americanized ‘Generation Z’

In this year’s Hispanicize, the annual event that brings together more than 1,000 Hispanic marketers, bloggers, filmmakers and musicians, there was a session called “Introducing Gen Z: Why Hispanic Gen Z Will Change Everything.” The panel was moderated by Cristy Clavijo-Kish, Creator & Publisher of Los Tweens & Teens, who made ‘Gen Z’ “come alive” […]

Are You Encouraging Summer reading for your tween?

Summer is a great time to keep your tweens reading but letting them explore new titles or genres. And it’s a terrific opportunity to have them read titles by Latinos and multicultural authors that address stories from a cultural, social or community perspective. Titles can be in English, Spanish or other languages but the idea […]

Join Us for the Walk-N-Roll Twitter Party for Spina Bifida!

Laura Tellado, known as Laurita by her friends, was born with Spina Bifida in Puerto Rico in 1986 with myelomeningocele, the severest form of spina bifida.  In 1990, her family moved to Orlando, Florida in order to give her the best possible care. Our Los Tweens team- including the kids- met Laurita en vivo earlier this […]

Night Out with Net10 Wireless – Ole!

We were so pleased that our social media updates went through so quickly and we could include all of our friends in our night out!  Net10 Wireless offers the latest Android and other phones with unlimited local and long-distance calling on America’s best GSM network as well as roaming, text messaging and Internet access and […]

Los Tweens & Teens Supports Big Brothers/Big Sisters of America

    It’s Hispanic Heritage Month– a special time to drive support for Latino youth- Adults mentors VAMOS!!   It’s great when your life comes full circle in a positive way. When I started my career in Public Relations I interned at a Miami agency whose non-profit client was Big Brothers Big Sisters of America […]