Friday, November 22, 2019

Comentarios from Maria: Millions of Latinos Affected by Government Shutdown

At midnight, on Monday September 30, the government started a partial government shutdown. Thanks to a small group of extremists of the Republican Party, millions of Latinos are being affected. If the government shutdown continues, thousands of Latinos could lose their jobs, and benefits from various government agencies could potentially be taken away. For example, […]

White House Addresses Latinos to Sign Up For the Affordable Care Act

In this week’s White House weekly address, Cecilia Muñoz, Director of the Domestic Policy Council, discusses the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its impact on Latinos, urging them to sign up and to help others sign up for health care coverage. In a Spanish language video, Muñoz, the highest-ranking Latino in the Obama Administration, urged […]

Civil Rights Groups Taking Aim at Childhood Obesity

A coalition of leading civil rights groups in the nation, including the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) and the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) are uniting to help end the epidemic of child obesity. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) is funding a […]