Friday, July 19, 2024

Texas Health Advocates Target Latinos

            In Texas, where Latinos account for nearly two-thirds of the more than 6 million Texans without health insurance, advocates are developing community-based strategies to ensure that Latinos do not miss out on insurance options available through the Affordable Care Act. Since the Oct. 1 rollout of the Affordable Care […]

Comentarios from Maria: Millions of Latinos Affected by Government Shutdown

At midnight, on Monday September 30, the government started a partial government shutdown. Thanks to a small group of extremists of the Republican Party, millions of Latinos are being affected. If the government shutdown continues, thousands of Latinos could lose their jobs, and benefits from various government agencies could potentially be taken away. For example, […]

Comentarios from Maria: Cierre de gobierno afecta a millones de latinos

Al plazo de la medianoche del lunes 30 de septiembre, el gobierno comenzó un cierre parcial del gobierno. Gracias a un grupo pequeño de extremistas del Partido Republicano, millones de Latinos están siendo afectados. Si el cierre del gobierno continúa, miles de Latinos pudieran perder su trabajo, junto a beneficios usualmente recibidos por una variedad […]

White House Addresses Latinos to Sign Up For the Affordable Care Act

In this week’s White House weekly address, Cecilia Muñoz, Director of the Domestic Policy Council, discusses the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its impact on Latinos, urging them to sign up and to help others sign up for health care coverage. In a Spanish language video, Muñoz, the highest-ranking Latino in the Obama Administration, urged […]

Maria Cardona on NPR’s Michael Eric Dyson Show

Listen to Maria Cardona on NPR’s Michael Eric Dyson Show as she discusses the importance of Latina mothers in the upcoming 2012 presidential elections and the results of the Decision poll.

Poll Shows Florida Latina Moms Support President Obama, not Compelled by GOP

The results of a flash poll released this week by, impreMedia, and Latino Decisions, that reveals the issues most important to the country’s fastest growing demographic, shows that President Obama enjoys considerable support from Florida Latina Moms, who also find the GOP “less than compelling.” Conducted in partnership with Latino Decisions, a Washington DC […]

Obama to Sign Health Care Reform into Law in Iowa

Today President Obama will travel to Iowa to sign the historic health care bill into law. Passage of the bill that passed with no Republican support will have an impact on all Americans including the one in three Latinos that are uninsured. Republicans across the country are specifically challenging the mandate in the health care […]

Former Secretary of HUD, Henry Cisneros, Discusses the Importance of Health Care Reform

In a recent article published in the San Antonio Express-News, former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Henry Cisneros, argues that if 2009 was the year in which Americans developed a grasp of the importance of health care reform, 2010 must be the year in which it is implemented.