Friday, September 25, 2020

Hillary Clinton to Speak at the 87th Annual LULAC National Convention & Exposition

Hillary Clinton and several of her surrogates will attend this week’s League of United Latin American Citizens convention shortly before the GOP’s political convention. Donald Trump and his representatives won’t be coming to the convention, though he was invited, but his camp never responded. Brent Wilkes, executive director of LULAC, an organization with a long […]

Zero Rating Internet Access Essential for the Future

Earlier this week the Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) hosted a panel session on Capitol Hill to discuss the importance of Zero Rating Internet access and the positive impact of free data on diverse communities. The panelist provided intel from diverse fields within the industry, and discussed Free Data and Zero Rating Internet […]

Trump Has Just Woken Up A Giant

Donald Trump, the GOP front-runner, has run on the theme of hate. His divisive rhetoric on immigration and Mexican immigrants have finally motivated the sleeping giant, Latinos are registering to vote and becoming citizens at higher rates. After multiple attacks from the real-estate mogul, Latinos are fighting back. These newly registered citizens are intend on […]

LULAC Brings Leaders Together To Discuss Immigration

Hundreds of Hispanic leaders congregated in our nation’s capital yesterday at the LULAC National Legislative Conference. They came together to talk about many of the important issues that envelope the Hispanic community such as health care disparities, criminal justice reform, and most importantly, comprehensive immigration reform. From Donald Trump’s offensive, anti-immigrant rhetoric to much more […]

Iowa’s Latinos Hope to Make Greater Impact In Caucuses

Iowa’s small Latino population is looking to make a big impact in the 2016 presidential caucuses this year. While Latinos in Iowa only make up about 3% of all registered voters, in small, rural towns across the state, a handful of caucus-goers could tip the balance in those precincts and have a significant impact in […]

Latinos Hold “SNL DUMP TRUMP” Rally At NBC’s Rockefeller Center

Latino groups ratcheted up their pressure on NBC in their continued push to drop Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump from Saturday’s Saturday Night Live (SNL) appearance with a protest in front of NBC studios in New York’s Rockefeller Center they dubbed “SNL Dump Trump Rally” Thursday. “It is shameful for ‘SNL’ and NBC to think […]

Immigration Executive Actions halted: Obama, Latino groups react

The Obama Administration on Tuesday was forced to postpone the implementation of the President’s Executive Action that would have allowed hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants to begin applying for work permits and legal protection. Just one day before they were set to go into effect, Andrew Hanen, Federal Judge for the Southern District of […]

LULAC officials discuss mobilizing Latino millennials after midterms

Every 30 seconds, a Latino in the United States turns 18, and with millennials representing the largest and most diverse generation in the country, this demographic has become a critical but challenging voting bloc to motivate and mobilize. Since Election Day, the country has seen drama play out in social policy, including the ongoing battle […]

Comentarios From Maria featuring Gina McCarthy: Latinos join EPA in taking a stand against bad air days

            Summer heat hasn’t begun to wane, and neither have those familiar “bad air day” warnings. They are all too common in cities like Los Angeles, Houston, Pittsburgh and Washington, D.C., where high temperatures cause ozone to reach unhealthy levels. While bad air days affect children, people with asthma and […]

Latino Organizations Express Fervent Support for EPA Waters of the U.S. Rule

Prominent Latino organizations and advocacy groups including the League of Latin American Citizens (LULAC), Hispanic Federation and National Hispanic Environmental Council are among dozens of Hispanic organizations that have been at forefront of efforts to bolster support for the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Waters of the United States rule. The proposed rule would assert the […]