National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

One in 3 children in the United States are overweight or obese. Childhood obesity puts kids at risk for health problems that were once seen only in adults, like type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. The good news is that childhood obesity can be prevented. In honor of National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, we encourage your family to make healthy changes together. Get active outside: Walk around the neighborhood, go on a bike ride, or play basketball at the park. Limit screen time: Keep screen time to 2 hours or less a day. Make healthy meals: Buy and serve more vegetables, fruits, and whole-grain foods. Taking small steps as a family can help your child stay at a healthy weight.

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Twitter Tips from Social Media Guru

Entrepreneur, author, activist and social media guru Aliza Sherman offers some tips to help you improve your Twitter marketing on the Nationwide Business Solutions Center website.

 

1. Re-tweet Your Own Tweets.

While it may seem strange to re-tweet yourself, by doing so, you can push evergreen content that you’ve already tweeted back to the top of your followers’ feeds.

 

2. Create Twitter Moments.

Twitter Moments are curated tweets grouped together to tell a story. When you create a Moment, you can add a title and a short description as well as the featured cover image for your Moment.


See more Twitter tips at www.nationwide.com/twittertips.

 
LITERARY CORNER:
The Four Sacred Gifts: Indigenous Wisdom for Modern Times
By Dr. Anita Sanchez

Dr. Anita L. Sanchez, of Mexican-American and Aztec heritage, is committed to bridging indigenous wisdom with modern science to support leaders, their teams and businesses to create an environmentally sustainable, spiritually fulfilling, and socially just world. Having experienced childhood trauma, she understands what it takes to triumph over adversity, choose post-traumatic growth and create a thriving life. Dr. Sanchez is a consultant/trainer/speaker/coach renowned for her strategic insights into transformation, leadership and organizational culture, and benchmarked for her international work in diversity, inclusion, and engagement in Fortune 100 firms. Anita is committed to business doing good in the world, creating innovative, inclusive environments where all people matter.

 
FOOD

Lemon-Herb Roasted Chicken Legs 
(Recipe by Chef Marcela Valladolid Rodriguez)

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup olive oil, plus more for greasing
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped parsley
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped rosemary
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped thyme
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh oregano
  • 1 tablespoon mustard powder
  • 3 teaspoons garlic powder1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • ¼ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice, plus 5 tablespoons
  • Kosher salt, to taste
  • Fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • 2 ½ pounds chicken legs, with skin
  • ​3 tablespoons white vinegar

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with foil and set aside. In a large bowl combine olive oil, herbs, mustard, garlic powder, lemon zest, and lemon juice. Toss chicken legs in marinade. Make sure chicken legs are evenly coated with herb mix. Season generously with salt and pepper. Place in a Ziploc bag and refrigerate for about an hour. Chicken legs can also be refrigerated overnight and cooked the next day. Drizzle olive oil on lined baking sheet. Place chicken legs on baking sheet, making sure they do not overlap one another. Bake for about 30-45 minutes or until completely cooked. Skin will begin to turn golden brown. Halfway through baking turn each leg over so each side of the chicken legs gets crispy.

In a small bowl combine remaining lemon juice, vinegar, generous amount of pepper and salt. This will serve as a dressing for chicken legs. Remove from heat when done cooking and serve.

LATINA Style 2017 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

LATINA Style Business Series
DATE CITY
October 7
November 18
Chicago, IL
San Diego, CA

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14th Annual National LATINA Symposium
DATE CITY
September 14 & 15 Washington, D.C

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2017 EVENTS
CHCI Leadership Conference
September 11-12 Washington, D.C.
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CHCI 40th Anniversary Awards Gala
September 13 Washington, D.C.
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30th Annual Hispanic Heritage Awards
Sept. 14 Washington, D.C.
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HACR Leadership Pipeline Program
Oct. 28-29 Chicago, IL
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Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities 31st Annual Conference
Oct. 28-30 San Diego, CA
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Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Conference
November 1-5 Kansas City, MO
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CAREER CORNER
Charlie Ericksen Journalism Internship Supplement
 

The NAHJ Washington, D.C. Chapter is now taking applications for the Fall 2017 Charlie Ericksen Journalism Internship Supplement. NAHJ will award one internship supplement to a student interning at a Washington D.C. Area news outlet. The supplement will provide the student with a check worth $465 and $35 for NAHJ membership dues. The winner will also be matched with a mentor who works as a journalist in the DC area. The deadline to apply is Friday, October 6.

For more information visit https://nahjdc.org/charlie-ericksen-journalism-internship-supplement 

CHCI's 2018 Congressional Internship Program Applications Open Soon!
 

During CHCI’s paid summer and semester internships, promising Latino undergraduate students experience what it’s like to work in a congressional office, while participating in weekly professional and leadership development and civic engagement through community service.
Gain Legislative Experience in Washington, D.C. With CHCI internships offered year-round, students can apply for the program that best fits their college timeline and schedule. Their school may even offer academic credit for the internship experience.

Deadlines:
Spring 2018: September 29, 2017
Summer 2018: December 1, 2017

 

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