Friday, May 24, 2024

On World Mental Health Day, We Can Learn How to Show Up for Each Other

On October 10th,  we commemorate World Mental Health Day, which presents an opportunity for people and communities to raise awareness and drive actions that promote and protect everyone’s mental health as a universal human right. There is a lot to celebrate about the Latine community, and one of those things is how close we are […]

Guest Bloggers: Celeste Carrasco y Ligia McEvoy: ‘Mes de la Herencia Hispana: Mas que una celebración, un llamado para tomar acción.’

Por Celeste Carrasco y Ligia McEvoy  En el mes de la Herencia Hispana celebramos la historia, las contribuciones y logros de los hispanos en Estados Unidos. Es un momento para honrar nuestra herencia, compartir nuestras historias y vivir nuestro Poder Hispano.  El Poder Hispano es una manera de pensar, de creer que podemos lograr lo […]

House Democrats Called on the Biden Administration to Ease Sanctions on Venezuela

A group of House Democrats called on the Biden Administration to ease sanctions on Venezuela, make more aid available, and open the conversation to re-establish diplomatic relations to alleviate the economic crisis there.  “Given the high costs of the crisis for the Venezuelan people and the hemisphere broadly, we believe the Administration must respond to […]

Supreme Court Overturns Affirmative Action, Black and Hispanic Students Benefits Gone

The Supreme Court says colleges and universities can no longer consider race as a specific basis for granting admission, a landmark decision overturning affirmative action that has benefited Black and Latino students in higher education.   Chief Justice John Roberts wrote the opinion for the conservative majority, saying the Harvard and University of North Carolina admissions […]

Nonprofit Elevated Access Flies Women Who Need to Travel Out-of-State to Get a Legal Abortion

When the Supreme Court struck down Woe v Wade, dozens of women searched for organizations to help those who were about to lose Access to abortion in their states, and in their search found Elevated Access.   Elevated Access is a non-profit that helps transport women via small planes who must travel out of state for […]

Bold PAC Releases New Digital Translation Platform for Latino Voters

The campaign arm of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus is building a digital translation platform to help Democrats with their campaign outreach to Latino voters. Bold PAC is releasing the platform Bold Translate, focusing on different topics of interest to Latinos. Bold Translate launched a limited test focusing on jobs and modules centered around reproductive rights […]

Florida Gov. DeSantis Seeks to End Birthright Citizenship for Children of Undocumented Immigrants

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announces he seeks to eliminate the constitutional guarantee of citizenship for children of undocumented immigrants born in the U.S. This “birthright citizenship” has been protected under the 14th Amendment, which guarantees citizenship to all individuals “born or naturalized in the United States.” This language is what protects conservatives from opposing and […]

Texas Added to List of States Where Non-Latino Whites Makeup Less Than 50 Percent

The Census Bureau confirmed Thursday that Latinos now outnumber non-Latino whites in Texas. Data shows that Latinos make up around 40.2% of the state’s population, while non-Latino whites make up 39.8%. These results are not surprising, as the Latino population in Texas, and the country, has been steadily growing over the past few decades. In […]

Los Angeles Welcomes 42 Migrants Bussed from Texas

Miguel Ángel had been detained in an immigration center since January. When he was released from the center in late April, he said he was moved around various Arizona and Central California cities before getting a bus ticket for L.A. “Getting here was a surprise. I thought I would have been deported,” said Miguel Ángel, […]

Predominately Black and Latino City Destroyed Decades Ago, Locals Say City Apology was Not Warranted

Russell City, a predominantly Black and Latino community, was a crucial space for its residents 60 years ago in the struggle to avoid racist housing policies throughout the San Francisco Bay area. But as Alameda County developed, Russell City became the target of a practice that allows federal and local governments to acquire private property […]