Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Clinton and Obama Speak at CHCI’s 38th Annual Awards Gala

Hillary Clinton blasted Donald Trump for “bigotry” because he refused to say President Barack Obama was born in Hawaii and she called on a roomful of Latinos and online viewers Thursday night to “stop him conclusively in November.” “We need to decide who we are. If we just sigh and shake our head and accept […]

Voto Latino Forms Coalition to Raise Latino Voter Turnout to Unprecedented Levels During Midterm Elections

This week, a coalition of the nation’s leading Latino organizations announced a groundbreaking voter registration drive that will make every effort to increase Latino voter turnout to unprecedented levels during the upcoming November midterms. The month-long drive, which purposefully coincides with Hispanic Heritage Month, was spearheaded by two nonpartisan groups, Voto Latino and Mi Familia […]

Guest Blogger: Sec. of Labor Tom Perez “Hispanic Heritage Month: Expanding Opportunity for All”

As Hispanic Heritage Month begins, I think about my immigrant parents – their pride in their Dominican roots as well as their fierce belief in and gratitude toward America.  Because of their sacrifices and their hard work – and also because of investments that the nation made in me – I’ve enjoyed tremendous opportunities in […]

U.S. Army’s Latinos Highlighted during Hispanic Heritage Month

José Velázquez joined the U.S. Army in 1990, and is one of many Latinos who were highlighted during the Army’s Hispanic Heritage Month, which is celebrated nationally from September 15 to October 15. The U.S. Army celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month this year with the national theme of “Diversity United, Building American’s Future Today”. Their website […]

Vice President Holds Reception to Recognize Latino Leaders for Hispanic Heritage Month

Vice President Joe Biden and his wife held a reception Wednesday night at the U.S. Naval Observatory to recognize Latino leaders for their contributions and commitment to the country in celebration for Hispanic Heritage Month. Biden recognized Labor Secretary Hilda Solis, White House Domestic Policy Director Cecilia Munoz, Colorado Lt Gov. Joseph Garcia, Nevada Attorney […]

Obama to hold White House American Latino Heritage Forum

President Barack Obama will hold an event in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month in Washington, D.C. today. The White House American Latino Heritage Forum will be a series of meetings bringing together prominent members of the Hispanic community, including civil rights leader Dolores Huerta and Medal of Honor Recipient Leroy A. Petry, to focus on […]