Mexican Government awards
highest honor to a NE Ohio Hispanic Advocate
José Pujana, MD of Westlake, Ohio is one of the recipients
the 2015 “Ohtli Award.” She was
recognized for her
years of work and success in helping the Hispanic/Latino and Mexican
communities throughout the Northeast Ohio region.
Volunteering: An American Tradition
just about everyone, at one time or another, has been a volunteer. On
any given day, millions of Americans give of their time and talents to
benefit their communities through volunteer service. Volunteering is so
pervasive in the United States that it can be observed daily in almost
every aspect of life.
In a typical year, about one-fifth of the American population, more
than 62 million people, serve as volunteers, according to U.S.
government statistics. They contribute more than 8 billion hours of
service to local and national groups, valued conservatively at $173
Registration - Frequently Asked Questions
a Voter Registration Form
everyone who wants to vote in Ohio have to be registered to vote here?
How do I know whether I am qualified to register and to vote in Ohio?
You are qualified to register to vote in Ohio if you meet all the
You are a citizen of the United States.
You will be at least 18 years old on or before the day of the 2006
general election. If you will turn 18 after the May 2 primary election
but on or before the November 7 general election, you may vote in the
primary election for nominees to be elected on November 7. (You must be
18 years old to vote on issues or to elect political party committee
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U.S. Teenagers Volunteer in Their
as true today as it was in the 19th century. Of the almost 65 million
Americans who performed volunteer service in 2012, about 18 million of
them were teenagers in secondary school. In fact, more than a quarter
of all teenagers aged 16–19 volunteered to help their
communities. Many teens find volunteering so rewarding that they
recruit their friends to join them.
With the help of the nonprofit organization Youth Venture, Katie Green
(above, right) has opened a New Hampshire chapter for teenage
volunteers called Service for Peace.