Saturday, September 21, 2019

Guest Blogger Series: Rep. Charles A. Gonzalez “Who are Republicans Listening to? Not Latinos”

As featured in the The Huffington Post: In the past two months two prominent Republican leaders hosted national conferences to address what many call the Republican’s Latino “problem.” Former Speaker Newt Gingrich’s group, The Americano, held its first Hispanic Conference in Washington DC in December and just this past week, former Governor Jeb Bush’s first […]

The New Year and New Congress Heralds New Faces of Elected Hispanics

The 112th Congress of the United States gets sworn into office today, and amongst its ranks are a number of newly elected Hispanics – all Republicans. Of the ninety new members, six are Latinos, including one each from the states of Washington and Idaho. Marco Rubio becomes only the second Latino currently serving in the […]

Guest Blogger Series: Maria Cardona “DREAM Act: First Big Step for GOP”

 This Op-Ed originally appeared in POLITICO. When I was invited to speak recently at the first Americano Forum – the effort hosted by former Speaker Newt Gingrich to reach out to conservative Latinos — I told the group that they had a long way to go with Latinos. There was unanimous agreement. I said a strong, […]

National Hispanic Medical Association Briefs Congress on Childhood Obesity among Hispanics

On Wednesday, the National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA) briefed Congress at a hearing over the obesity epidemic impacting Hispanic children. Almost a fifth of Hispanic children in the US are obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “We are bringing experts to Congress to discuss strategies that work to reduce obesity among […]