Saturday, June 22, 2024

LCLAA Seeks To Boost Latino Influence In 2016

Seeking to capitalize on the growing clout of the Latino vote, organizations such as the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LCLAA) are organizing a registration and education initiative aimed at harnessing those new voters for the 2016 elections next November. Hector Sánchez, executive director of LCLAA, said in a statement “the Latino community is […]

Latinos Unified In Light of Recent Anti-Immigrant Language, Legislation

The recent anti-immigrant legislation in the US House of Representatives is a “national embarrassment” according to Hector Sanchez, chairman of the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA), an organization of 39 national and regional Hispanic organizations that are committed to ensuring that Hispanic voices are heard in policy debates and the upcoming 2016 election. Sanchez was […]

Guest Blogger Series: Hector Sanchez “Wage Theft, Sexual Harassment and Workplace Violence: The Troubling Reality of Many Latina and Immigrant Workers”

There are stories of human pain and workers’ rights abuses that are oftentimes ignored or simply never told.  Through their labor, workers are fundamental to the prosperity of American society but they don’t receive bonuses, incentives, awards or medals for keeping the wheels of our economy turning.  The plight and invisibility of many workers makes […]