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    Alex Nogales at ACM Conference

    Logo - ACM ConferenceEarlier this month, Alex Nogales, NHMC President and CEO, spoke at the Alliance for Community Media‘s annual conference.

    Joining a panel with three other national advocates, Nogales focused on if community media plays a meaningful role in emerging or current policy discussions on broadband, broadband adoption, digital literacy, media diversity, media literacy, economic and small business development.

    The robust lineup had a passionate conversation about the future of broadband and its effect on our daily lives.

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    NHMC Welcomes New Baby to the Family!

    On August 10, NHMC’s Executive Vice President and General Counsel Jessica J. Gonzalez gave birth to a healthy baby boy, Dominic Xavier Gonzalez Breland.
     
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    NHMC is very excited to welcome this new addition to the family and congratulates Gonzalez and her family about their new addition.
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    NHMC Welcomes Back Andy Lomeli

    Andy LomeliNHMC is pleased to welcome Andy Lomeli back to the team. Andy started work in NHMC’s Washington, DC policy shop on August 31st.

    Andy returns to NHMC after previously serving as a Policy Fellow while pursuing a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the University of California-Berkeley. While at Berkeley, Andy focused his research on Digital Divide issues, digital privacy, and immigration reform. During graduate school, Andy also co-chaired the Students of Color in Public Policy group and worked with several undergraduate groups to increase minority representation in graduate programs.

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    Latino Community Has Spoken, Trump Is Out

    6.DonaldTrumpOn June 16, Donald Trump announced his bid for the White House. Among his many infamous comments, was this:

    “When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best. They’re not sending you. They’re not sending you. They’re sending people that have lots of problems, and they’re bringing those problems with us. They’re bringing drugs. They’re bringing crime. They’re rapists. And some, I assume, are good people.”

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    NHMC’s Challenge to Talent Agencies

    hollywoodWith the goal of increasing representation of people of color, NHMC along with members of the Multi-Ethnic Media Coalition have begun meeting with Hollywood’s talent agencies to discuss how they can work together. Meeting requests have gone out to many of the big agencies in the entertainment industry including Creative Artists Agency, William Morris Endeavor Entertainment and the United Talent Agency.

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    Welcome Daiquiri Ryan, NHMC’s Summer 2015 Google Policy Fellow

    Welcome Daiquiri Ryan, NHMC’s Summer 2015 Google Policy Fellow

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    NHMC recently welcomed Daiquiri Ryan, a rising 2L at The George Washington University Law School, as its Summer 2015 Google Policy Fellow. The Google Policy Fellowship program is a highly selective summer employment program through which Google provides stipends to students to work on Internet and technology issues at non-profit organizations, like NHMC. Daiquiri is very excited to work with the DC policy team at NHMC and looks forward to a wonderful, busy summer with us.

  • Victory for Net Neutrality, image by Free Press

    Why All Americans Should Cheer the FCC’s Network Neutrality Decision

     Editor’s Note: This post first appeared on Medium

    A Primer On Network Neutrality And How It Impacts People Of Color

    Net Neutrality victory celebration on Feb. 26, 2015 in Pasadena, California. Pictured: representatives from NHMC, National Association of Latino Independent Producers, Courage Campaign, MoveOn, Writers Guild of America, West, as well as director/producer Brian Knappenberger

    Net Neutrality victory celebration on Feb. 26, 2015 in Pasadena, California. Pictured: representatives from NHMC, National Association of Latino Independent Producers, Courage Campaign, MoveOn, Writers Guild of America, West, as well as director/producer Brian Knappenberger