Sunday, April 21, 2019

Comentarios from Maria: “Will Latino Voter Purges Continue? Only If We Let Them!”

As a Latina mother, there is nothing more important to me than inculcating in my children the importance of making sure their voices are heard—whether in the classroom, in sports, in student government, in their jobs, in local government, and of course, in our nation’s capital. In the past, it used to be that politicians, secretaries […]

Legal Barriers Could Impact Participation of Latinos in Upcoming Election

Legal barriers in a total of 23 states threaten to impact voter registration and participation of Latino citizens in the upcoming election. According to a report released today by the Advancement Project, some of the voter suppression policies are alleged noncitizen voter purges of registered voters targeting naturalized citizens, states requiring proof of citizenship for […]

Guest Blogger: Katherine Culliton-González “We Must Protect Our Vote”

In the not-too-distant past, politicians, secretaries of state and supervisors of elections prided themselves on increasing levels of voter participation.  Stronger participation in our democracy said something unmistakably positive about the city, county or state; its citizens were engaged and involved, and the entire system of voting was better for it. In 2008, the national […]

Join New Latino Voices for a Latino Voter Protection Webcast

On Wednesday, September 5th, join New Latino Voices for a discussion on Latino voter protection rights and an opportunity to interact with speakers face-to-face to ask questions, provide commentary, and share your experience. As previously reported on La Plaza, reaching out to Latino voters is an important priority for groups this election season. With an […]