Monday, November 28, 2022

Rochelle Garza, The First Latina Running for Texas Attorney General, Is Looking to Break Even More Barriers

Before starting her race for Texas Attorney General, Democrat Rochelle Garza halted a Trump Administration’s attempt to stop a detained migrant teenager from getting an abortion. In 2017, the incumbent attorney general, Ken Paxton, backed the past administration on that case, warning in a brief that “Texas must not become a sanctuary state for abortions.” […]

Second Gentleman Names a Latina, Liza Acevedo, As His New Communications Director

Liza Acevedo, a Latina, was named the new communications director for the Second Gentleman, Doug Emhoff, the country’s first Second Gentleman, and married Vice President Kamala Harris. Acevedo started her new role in August. Until recently, she was the deputy press secretary for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). As Second Gentleman, Emphoff has focused […]

Katya Echazarreta, An Electrical Engineer, is the 1st Mexican-Born and One of the Youngest Women to Fly into Space

Growing up in Guadalajara, Mexico, Katya Echazarreta was often told she would never accomplish her dreams of traveling to space. “Everyone around me — family, friends, teachers — I just kept hearing the same thing: That’s not for you,” Echazarreta recalled. Echazarreta, 26, proved everyone wrong on Saturday when she joined an international crew inside […]