National Hispanic Heritage Month The observation started in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to cover a 30-day period starting on September 15 and ending on October 15. It was enacted into law on August 17, 1988, on the approval of Public Law […]

Purse Strings: Girl Scouts of the USA

ANNA MARIA CHAVEZ, CEO GIRL SCOUTS OF THE USA   It’s that time of year, again, and it’s a pretty safe bet that you’ve already placed your order for a few boxes of Samoas, Thin Mints or your other favorite Girl Scout cookie. But what do you really know about the extraordinary organization behind those […]