Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Young Latino Mayor Brings Back His Rhode Island City

James Diossa became the mayor of Central Falls in 2012 at the age of 27, at a time when the city was weathering the shock of political scandal. The former mayor Charles Moreau had been indicted on corruption charges and the city had declared bankruptcy. “I became the first Latino mayor, first youngest mayor,” James […]

Targeting Fastest-Growing Latino Group, Dominicanos USA Registers 100K New Voters

With increased importance on the Latino vote in elections across the country and in the presidential election next year, one organization, Dominicanos USA, is doing everything it can to ensure the fastest growing segment of that group, Dominican-Americans, have their voices heard, announcing that they have successfully registered more than 100,000 voters in New York […]

Latinos Drive Reapportionment Yet Increased Representation Uncertain

The first glimpse of the 2010 Census Data about a month ago revealed the obvious, states gaining congressional seats were those whose populations were fueled by growth in the Latino population.  Despite this fact, it remains uncertain how much representation Latinos will actually gain in effect. The country saw an increase in population by 10% […]