Thursday, April 18, 2019

Guest Blogger: Javier Palomarez “Broadband is Booming in America”

Let’s talk about good news. It’s called broadband and, as a June 2013 White House report makes clear, there’s a lot to celebrate. Just a few years ago, it was common to lament that America was falling behind Europe and others in terms of broadband access, availability and speed. Today, it’s clear that we’ve not […]

Guest Blogger: Sylvia Manzano “Latino Representation in the 113th Congress”

The 113th Congress includes a record number of thirty-eight Latinos elected officials. These notable numbers have both policy and political implications for the future of Latino politics in the United States.  First though, some demographic facts about the 113th. Demographic Profile The House Representatives includes thirty-five Latino members, another three are members of the United […]

Guest Blogger: Jason Llorenz “Hispanics, Broadband and the Digital Textbook Revolution”

Today, one in three entrants to the U.S. workforce is Hispanic, and by 2025 Hispanics will be one of every two new American workers. And so, the future of America’s workforce will be increasingly Hispanic. But without significant change in college attainment rates, the United States will face a shortage of 23 million college-educated adults […]

Obama hosts White House meeting for Hispanic Advocacy Groups

On Monday the White House held the first of a two-day Hispanic Policy Conference for community leaders from across the country and White House officials to attend an in-depth series of interactive workshops and to discuss a wide variety of issues ranging from education, health care, science and technology, immigration, to housing. The first day, […]