Friday, September 24, 2021

Black and Latino students face challenges as schools reopen

As many children and teens return to a new school year after Labor Day, educators and advocates are alarmed on the challenges that Black and Latino students face. According to a Department of Education’s report released this summer, Black and Latino students were left behind during the pandemic, which worsened disparities in access and opportunities […]

Latino cartoonist is using his art to encourage vaccinations

Lalo Alcaraz, author of the first nationally syndicated Latino political cartoon strip “La Cucaracha” is creating culturally relevant art for CovidLatino.org to help spread information about the COVID-19 vaccines and testing in Latino communities specially in the Southwest. Alcaraz said, “It’s right up my alley as far as something that I believe in and that […]