Friday, September 20, 2019

Experts Recommend Investing More on Latino Children

According to a census poll released this week, Latino children are the fastest growing demographic in the nation, and according to experts, they are the demographic that should most be invested in. The poll conducted by Pew Hispanic Center concludes that by 2060, Latinos will make up one in every three Americans. The children of […]

Influential Latinos Brainstorm Innovative Ways to Tap Into Latino Political Power

With the presidential campaign behind, actress Eva Longoria, San Antonio businessman Henry Muñoz III, and attorney Andres W. Lopez are discussing innovative ways to build a political organization with the capability to help shape the future of Latinos in the United States. These three influential Latinos were the driving force behind the Futuro Fund which […]

Election 2012: What’s At Stake For Latino Voters

On Election Day, there are two distinct paths that are at stake for Latino voters: One being the president’s policies as he heads into the second term and the other would rest on the chance that Mitt Romney would fare better in a divided Congress. President Barack Obama’s campaign is reiterating that the growth of the Latino […]

Hispanic Business Includes Maria Cardona In “Influentials” List

Hispanic Business released yesterday their 2013 “Influentials” list, where they included Maria Cardona for her work as a political strategist and expertise in the communications field. Cardona spoke with HispanicBusiness in an interview and touched on topics such as her upbringing, working as a political strategist, and how she feels being a Latina pushed her […]

Nonprofit Organizations Focus New Voter Registration Efforts on Latinos

Nonprofit coalitions and groups around the nation are working to register new voters for the 2012 election, with a strong emphasis on boosting Latino voter registration. Organizations such as the League of Women Voters and Common Cause in New Mexico, and Voto Latino and the Voter Participation Center in Arizona, are working to get people […]

Latino vote efforts lag with young U.S. Hispanics, experts say

Latinos might have more incentive to vote due to the immigration climate this year, but presidential campaigns and the media are lagging with strategic messaging, several political analysts say. And that lag in engagement strategy centers on the Latino youth. Although the Latino youth vote is still up for grabs, with more than 50,000 U.S. […]

Potential Latino Voters Could Create New Swing States

A new study by the Center for American Progress found there are 12.1 million unregistered, but potentially eligible, Latino adults in the United States. Experts agree that these numbers are crucial in shaping the results of the 2012 Presidential election and that consistently red states could become swing states or turn blue. “If just a […]

Maria Cardona Hangs Out with Norah O’Donnell and Face the Nation

On Thursday July 12th, Maria Cardona, Dewey Square Group Principal and Latinovations Founder, joined a panel of experts through a Google+ Hangout virtual chat to discuss the 2012 campaign and the importance of the women’s vote. The panel was hosted by CBS’ Norah O’Donnell for Face the Nation, and was comprised of GOP Strategist Leslie […]

Senate Votes to Move Forward with Vote to Confirm Mari Carmen Aponte’s Nomination

The Senate today finally voted to end the debate on Mari Carmen Aponte’s nomination as ambassador to El Salvador. As previously reported on La Plaza, Aponte’s nomination has been awaiting confirmation since December 2011, when a Republican filibuster blocked the Senate’s ability to move forward to a vote. She has been serving as a recess […]

Urgent Action Needed: Mari Carmen Aponte’s Nomination Still Awaiting Confirmation

Democrats are expected to bring a vote to the Senate floor as early as Wednesday on the nomination of Mari Carmen Aponte as U.S. ambassador to El Salvador, and Senator Marco Rubio is feeling the pressure from leaders of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus to follow through on his pledge to rally Republican votes to finally […]