Latinos in Social Media (LATISM) Announces Its New Bilingual Blog and Free Social Buttons

Contact info:
Elianne Ramos
Vice-Chair, Communications and PR
elianne@latism.org
646-932-7752

New LATISM Bilingual Blog to Provide Extensive Bilingual Content Created For and By Latino Online Influentials

WASHINGTON, D.C.July 6, 2011 – Today, Latinos in Social Media (LATISM) extends its commitment to reach out to the largest and fastest growing minority group in the country – the nation’s 50.5 million Latinos – to provide better and more accurate information on the issues that matter to our community by unveiling its new bilingual blog. The new bilingual blog, http://blog.latism.org, features articles and resources for Latino professionals, community leaders and advocates.  Latinos in Social Media is among the first organizations in the country to provide such an extensive amount of articles created by and for Latino online influentials in both English and Spanish.

As the Latino community continues its meteoric growth on and offline, more information and better tools are needed to provide valuable information that is both in language, in culture and on the pulse of the Latino online. “In order for the Latino community to truly advance, there needs to be a platform that allows for readily-available information in the language of your choice,” said Ana Roca-Castro, Founder and Chair of LATISM. “We are committed to making sure that the whole Latino community has access to the information they need to participate in the public discourse going on in America today.”

In addition to its mainstay sections on Money, Tech, Education, and Health, the new bilingual blog features new sections, including:
•    Civic Engagement
•    Family
•    Business
•    Career
•    Music
•    Social Good
•    Politics
•    Entertainment
•    Sports

In order to make the participation on LATISM initiatives more fun and memorable for its 134,000+ members, LATISM is also launching an assortment of free social buttons that will allow members to stay connected and wear their LATISM Pride on their blogs and websites:
•    LATISM ’11 Conference Badges

•    LATISM Twibbon

•    LATISM Membership Badge – Grab the code below (WORDPRESS):

<a border=”0″ href=”http://conference.latism.org/” target=”_blank”><img src=”http://pacocommunications.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Blog-Button2v3.png“/></a>

•    QR Code: Scan it and find all of official LATISM groups and pages online


To become a contributor to the LATISM blog, please contact LATISM’s Vice-Chair of Communications and PR, Elianne Ramos – elianne@latism.org

For information about the upcoming LATISM ’11 National Conference, please visit http://conference.latism.org

All LATISM branding images, graphic elements and content are the property of Latinos in Social Media [LATISM] and are covered by trademark and copyright laws.

ABOUT LATISM
Latinos in Social Media (LATISM) is a 501(c) 4 nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to advancing the social, civic and economic status of the Latino community. LATISM also helps to raise awareness among corporate brands, NGOs and government entities about using social media to reach Latinos.  Our partnership initatives include research, event sponsorships, and leadership training. A pioneering social media organization, LATISM has been hailed as the most influential online movement in the new multicultural Web. Visit http://latism.org/

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