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ISBN-13: 9781453896983
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 11/01/2010
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 104
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.22(d)

About the Author

Marcony Almeida is a Brazilian journalist based in Boston, Massachusetts. Born in Maceió, Alagoas, Almeida was an economics reporter for the Jornal do Commercio, in Recife, Pernambuco. In the United States he is a graduate of International Business and Culture at Northeastern University. He is the co-editor of the bilingual Brazilian Magazine, with distribution in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire. He is also a presenter on the radio program Últimas Notícias with Marcony Almeida, on WJDA 1300AM and he is the Director of Organizing at the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA), in Boston. In 2003 Marcony Almeida was awarded New Bostonian of the Year by Mayor Thomas Menino for his work to better the life of the immigrant community in the city. In 2004 he received the Make a Difference award from the Cambridge Health Alliance for his work as a journalist to promoting HIV/AIDS prevention in the Portuguese speaking community. In 2007 the Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers (MAPS) awarded Almeida with the Jorge Fidalgo Community Service Award for his journalistic work in benefit of the Portuguese speaking community. And in 2008 he received the Latinos United in Massachusetts Award, from the organization Latinos Unidos en Massachusetts (LUMA) for his extraordinary work in defense of and to better the lives of the Latin community in the state.
Marcony Almeida é brasileiro, jornalista, e radicado em Boston, Massachusetts (EUA). Natural de Maceió/Alagoas. Almeida foi repórter de economia do Jornal do Comércio, em Recife/ Pernambuco. Nos Estados Unidos, ele é graduado em International Business and Culture pela Northeastern University, co-editor da revista bilingue Brazilian Magazine, que circula nos estados de Massachusetts, Rhode Island e New Hampshire, apresentador do programa ?Últimas Notícias com Marcony Almeida?, na rádio WJDA 1300AM, Diretor de Estratégias Políticas da Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA), em Boston.
Em 2003, Marcony Almeida foi premiado pelo Prefeito de Boston, Thomas Menino, com o prêmio New Bostonian of the Year pelo seu trabalho visando à melhoria de vida da comunidade imigrante da cidade. Além desse, Marcony foi agraciado com vários outros, como o Make a Difference em 2004 pelo Cambridge Health Alliance pelo seu trabalho jornalístico na divulgação da prevenção do HIV/AIDS entre as comunidades de língua portuguesa, Jorge Fidalgo Community Service Award em 2007, pela Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers (MAPS), também pelo seu trabalho jornalístico em benefício das comunidades de língua portuguesa, e por último, o Latinos United in Massachusetts Award em 2008 da organização Latinos Unidos en Massachusetts (LUMA) pelo seu extraordinário trabalho em defesa e melhoria de vida da comunidade latina no estado.

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