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Your Low-Plastic Life

September 2019 Vecinos: information and advice for our American communities by Ellen Lee Alderton By now, you’ve probably heard that plastics are flooding into our oceans. In fact, some scientists estimate that by the year 2050 there will be more tons of plastic than sea life in the world’s waters. And sadly, although it can make us feel better to know that we’re sorting our plastics and placing them in the recycling bin, the story is actually more complicated than that. In the past, the United States shipped most of its used plastic to China to be recycled. Since March ...
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Boost Your Cultural IQ

September 2019 Vecinos: information and advice for our American communities by Germán Velasco Is there something innately human about being able to understand something faster, more clearly and more deeply? I began to look into Cultural Intelligence (abbreviated CQ) and found myself reading texts from psychology, anthropology and sociology. These disciplines — to different degrees — all study culture’s influence on human beings. Delving into these studies quickly became a fascinating adventure for me. At this point, I can attest to the fact that CQ is true intelligence and, perhaps, the most useful form of intelligence there is. It is ...
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La Casita presents new exhibit: To The Streets

PRESS RELEASE / COMUNICADO DE PRENSA La Casita Cultural Center 109 Otisco St., Syracuse, NY 13204 September 2019 CONTACT: Luma Trilla – Tel. 315-443-2151 La Casita Cultural Center kicks off Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month 2019 with an exhibition program that explores urban culture, life in the barrios, graffiti, hip-hop, reggaeton, and the inner city Latinx communities. SYRACUSE, NY: La Casita Cultural Center celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with a grand opening full of music, dance and a new exhibit on September 13, 2019, starting at < 6:00pm. Admission to the event is free and open to the public. A traditional Caribbean menu ...
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