Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Latinos Shy Away from Census, Growing Concern for 2020

Latino leaders are warning of a developing crisis in the 2020 census and demanding that the Census Bureau act aggressively to calm fears in immigrant populations about data misuse.

How Latinos Started Getting Counted in the Census and How that Could Change in 2020

In the 1970’s, Latino advocacy groups grew fed up with the U.S. Census Bureau, who had up until then only made a half-hearted attempt to quantify the number of Latinos and Hispanics living in the United States. Groups, including the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) and ASPIRA, complained that the census only […]

First Lady Michelle Obama Will Discuss Key Issues Impacting Hispanic Families with Mamiverse.com’s Latina Moms

On Tuesday, July 10th at 12:45pm, the Dewey Square Group and Latinovations’ own Maria Cardona, who is also a contributing political editor to Mamiverse.com and CNN political contributor, will be hosting an intimate and important conversation with First Lady Michelle Obama and four Latina mothers from Mamiverse.com at Barbara Goleman High School in Miami Lakes, […]

Latinos Key Contributors to Chicago’s Economy

A new report found that Chicago’s local Latino population is a vital contributor to the local economy. The report, “The State of Latino Chicago 201: The New Equation”, by the University of Notre Dame’s Institute for Latino Studies concluded that Latinos contribute almost $1.2 billion more in tax revenues than they cost in the delivery […]

Lawsuit in Texas Claims Latinos undercounted in 2010 U.S. Census

A lawsuit filed in Texas on Tuesday by the Mexican American Legislative Caucus alleges that Latinos were undercounted in the 2010 U.S. Census and says the state should not use the data in redrawing congressional districts. “MALC has always been committed to a redistricting process that is fair and representative,” state Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer, […]

New Census Question in 2020

The first census conducted in 1790 only counted three categories of “race.”  They were white, black, and red.  Fast forward to the most recent census and the amount of choices not only for race, but ethnicity and nationality seem to have exploded. Many people are left confused and some even question why the government should […]