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Sep 13, 2013, 16:35 ET

Pennsylvania Governor Corbett Proclaims Sept. 15-Oct. 15 Hispanic Heritage Month

Governor Tom Corbett has proclaimed Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 Hispanic Heritage Month in Pennsylvania to commend the many contributions of...

Dec 11, 2012, 15:02 ET

Governor's Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs to co-sponsor educational symposium addressing Latino graduation rates

The Governor's Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs (GACLA) and the DeSales University Department of Education will co-sponsor an evening...

Nov 30, 2012, 15:50 ET

Maria Montero, Executive Director of Governor Corbett's Latino Commission, named one of Delaware Valley's Most Influential Latinos

 The Delaware Valley's Most Influential Latinos Foundation honored the 2012 Delaware Valley's 50 Most Influential Latinos on Thursday, November...

Sep 26, 2012, 16:31 ET

Governor Corbett Nominates First Latino-Hispanic to Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board

Governor Tom Corbett recently announced his nomination of Ken Trujillo of Philadelphia to serve as a board member on the Pennsylvania Liquor...

Sep 14, 2012, 10:21 ET

Governor Corbett Proclaims Sept. 15-Oct. 15 as Hispanic Heritage Month

Governor Tom Corbett has proclaimed Sept. 15-Oct. 15 as Hispanic Heritage month in Pennsylvania. "I commend the many social and economic...

Feb 27, 2012, 10:36 ET

Pennsylvania GACLA Recognizes Dominican Independence Day

 The Governor's Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs (GACLA) today recognized the 168th anniversary of the Dominican Republic's...

Jan 29, 2010, 14:59 ET

GACLA Head Serves as 2010 Chair of Inter-State Migrant Education Council

Norman Bristol Colon, executive director of the Governor's Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs (GACLA), is serving as national chair of the...

Apr 20, 2009, 11:48 ET

Pennsylvania GACLA Leader Honored in Lancaster

Receives Distinguished Alumni Award Governor's Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs (GACLA) Executive Director Norman Bristol Colon was honored...

Jan 07, 2009, 12:49 ET

Pennsylvania Governor Rendell Names Latino Affairs Commissioners

Governor Edward G. Rendell has appointed 17 Latino community leaders to serve two-year terms on the Governor's Advisory Commission on Latino...

May 30, 2007, 01:00 ET

1st Latino-Turco Friendship Dinner to be Held

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Governor's Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs and the Lehigh Valley Dialogue Center...

Mar 23, 2007, 01:00 ET

GACLA Supporting Kutztown University as it Launches Two New Bilingual, Online Courses

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Governor's Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs has announced its partnership with the...

Mar 21, 2007, 01:00 ET

March Is Latino Health Month In Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To improve the health of Pennsylvania's Latinos, March has been declared Latino Health...

Mar 20, 2007, 01:00 ET

GACLA Congratulates Congreso and the PA Medical Society for Innovative Health Initiative

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Governor's Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs (GACLA) today congratulated Congreso...

Dec 13, 2006, 00:00 ET

Three Latino Organizations Recognize GACLA'S Executive Director With Award

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Impacto Latin Newspaper, the Council of Spanish Speaking Organizations of Philadelphia Inc. (Concilio),...

Oct 19, 2006, 01:00 ET

2006 UN Day Focuses on Improving the Health of Expecting Mothers and Reducing Maternal Mortality Rate Across the Globe

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania and more than 190 countries will celebrate the 2006 United Nations (UN) Day Oct. 24 and...

Mar 02, 2001, 00:00 ET

PA Gov. Ridge's Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs Honors 2001 Pride Award Recipients

PHILADELPHIA, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 500 business and government leaders, community activists and civic organizations this evening joined...

Apr 07, 1999, 01:00 ET

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. Schweiker Presents Latino Affairs Commission Pride Awards to 28 Pennsylvanians

PHILADELPHIA, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- On behalf of Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge, Lt. Gov. Mark Schweiker today presented 28 Pennsylvanians with...