Dallas CEO Arcilia Acosta interviewed on KERA’s CEO

Arcilia Acosta, CEO of CARCON Industries & STL Engineers tells Lee Cullum how she paved her way in a male dominated industry and details the strategy behind launching her sister company STL Engineers. CARCON Industries specializes in large-scale transportation construction, helping keep passengers moving on North Texas rail and highways. CEO features chief executives from the corporate…


Local lawyer recognized for her pro bono work

On Wednesday, October 21, 2015, the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program presented Lissette Villarruel the DVAP Pro Bono Award.  The award is given to an outstanding associate who has significantly contributed to the mission of providing free legal services to victims of human rights abuses. Ms. Villarruel helped obtain asylum for a Sudanese mother and her four children…


Latino USA tells the story of The Dream 9

The Dream 9 by Antonia Cereijido and Marlon Bishop   In 2013, nine young undocumented activists walked from Mexico up to border officials in the United States and demanded to be let in and granted asylum. They were wearing their graduation caps and gowns—a uniform that had become the unofficial symbol of the Dreamer movement. They walked…


Lena Levario: It’s time to address unequal justice

Featured image:  Dallas Police Department report By Lena Levario | Dallas Morning News Opinion Column | Published 13 October 2015  (Note from LatinoCentric:  Lena Levario is the publisher of LatinoCentric.com) It is my hope, now that District Attorney Susan Hawk is back at work, she will address the problem of overrepresentation of minorities in our criminal justice system. This…



NEW YORK, Oct. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Hispanics over the age of 50 are a growing group in an increasingly younger multicultural society, and are exerting cultural, economic and political influence on the evolving U.S. mainstream, according to a Nielsen report released today. The report, The New American Vanguard: Latinos 50+: Healthy, Wealthy and…

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