PMAHCC Congratulates our 6 (SIX!) board members being recognized asPennsylvania's 100 most influential Latino Leaders!
Roberto Clemente Jr.
Thank you for all that you do for PMAHCC and the Hispanic Community everyday!
New PMAHCC Small Business member, Dan Esterley, was featured in Hispanic Network Magazine. The article chronicles his life "From Orphan to Leader". Dan was born in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, and was given a two-day life expectancy from malnourishment at the orphanage. Despite the pessimistic health outlook, he was adopted and was raised in Pittsburgh. Today Dan has excelled in every endeavor he has undertaken. He has lobbied on biotech campaigns including one that raised over 34 million dollars, established a charitable investment fund supporting 17 local nonprofits, founded a workforce development & economic research consulting firm and more!
Read more on our "Latino Spotlight" blog post at
PMAHCC member Rosana Guernica was honored with a Proclamation by Mayor Bill Peduto for her extraordinary work and humanitarian efforts following hurricane Maria.
Rosana will also be honored at the upcoming PMAHCC Rivers Casino event.
Learn more about how Rosana Guernica changed and saved lives Click Here.
The Barrio Latino Radio Show featuring all types of Latin music and hostIvan Cao-Berg is on air every Thursday from 6-7 pm on 88.3 WRCT. You can also tune in live online.
Casa San Jose Executive Director, Monica Ruiz, was awarded the 2018 Rising Star award from the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work. Monica has been a powerful advocate for Latinos on legal, housing, development, and educational issues. She fights for those facing deportation proceedings and launches projects to assist women, youth and high school students. She received the 2018 New Person Award from the Thomas Merton Center for her work.
PMAHCC Development Director, Melanie Marie Boyer will be featured on the Behavior Businessradio show on WPPJ 670 am and streamed on www.wppjradio.com at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 28.
US Latino Headlines:
"Democrats have a Latino problem. Can they fix it in time?
Given Trump's rhetoric about immigrants and his border policies, you'd think Hispanics would be leading a march to the polls. (We) aren't."
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"Young Latinos: Born in the U.S.A., carving their own identity
For many young Hispanics, navigating their parents' culture in the U.S. has shaped their views on what it means to be American."
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The Diversity and inclusion program has been expanded Pittsburgh based international law firm, at Reed Smith.
"The Business Inclusion Groups will be led by partner and associate chairs and administrative business unit liaisons. The groups firmwide are: African American, Asian American, Disability, Hispanic/Latino, LGBT+,Multicultural Network and Veterans.
As part of the initial expansion of the program, Reed Smith plans to conduct an inclusion survey for all employees of the firm and also provide a variety of resources to promote awareness on the importance of an inclusive workplace."
Ivan Usero, PMAHCC President, is also the President of and an insurance broker at the Dan Carinci Agency LLC.
"Before switching with Ivan Usero we paid $822 for two cars. Ivan got us the same vehicle coverage PLUS other insurance for only $749. Now all of our belongings, ID theft protection and DOUBLED our previous coverage limits for less money PLUS we have someone we really trust to look our for our best interest.
Getting a quote can't hurt not to mention supporting the Hispanic community by going through the only Spanish Speaking agent in Western Pennsylvania?!
You can't go wrong." -M. Boyer
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Did you know that as a PMAHCC member you are eligible to receive discounts at participating businesses through our Latino Business Initiative?
At Hernandez Heating & Cooling, members 10% off for repairs, $150.00 off on new equipment of the sale price.
A presidential proclamation was made designating October 14 through October 20, 2018, as National Minority Enterprise Development Week. The President and his office call upon all Americans to celebrate this week with programs, ceremonies, and activities to recognize the many contributions of American minority business enterprises. Read More
PMAHCC Small Business Member, Candice Cortes, and her business,Estetique Solutions is offering 10% off of all non laser tattoo removals through the end of October! They will also be holding a Non-Laser tattoo removal training on November 10th - 11th at the FeelNu Medical Spa & Wellness Center.
For more information Click Here.