Thursday, May 23, 2024

Comentarios from Maria: “GOP, take cues on U.S. mood from Obama”

Republicans are dealing with their demons. At the Republican National Committee meeting last week, they seemed to be taking a hard look at what they need to do to compete at the presidential level in the years to come. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said the GOP needs to stop being “the stupid party.” He is […]

Obama’s Second Inauguration Includes More Latino Presence and Priority

Yesterday, thousands of people watched President Obama take the second oath for his Inauguration Ceremony in Washington, DC, where he strongly acknowledged the diverse groups of people that helped him win his second term. President Obama’s Inauguration was also historical for its Latino presence: Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor swore in Vice President Joe Biden; […]

Guest Blogger: Jose Aristimuno “A Young Latino’s Dream Is Answered: What it Was Like to Meet the President of the United States”

I remember it vividly as if it was yesterday: Four years ago, sitting at home, in Coral Springs, Florida, watching the historic inauguration of President Barack Obama. That day, at 20-years-old, I dreamed of one day being involved in the political process and implementing positive change for Latinos all across the country. Fast forward, and […]

Top Latino Leaders Hold Symposium during Latino Inaugural 2013

Top Latino leaders and influential Latino organizations will hold The Futuro: Talks About the Road Ahead symposium this Saturday, January 19th in Washington D.C., leading a series of talks on how Latinos can increase participation in the civic life of the country. The symposium, sponsored by the American Latino Heritage Fund, is part of the […]

First Gay Latino Poet Selected as Inaugural Poet by President Obama

President Obama has selected Richard Blanco to serve as the Inaugural Poet for his swearing-in ceremony, making him the youngest poet, as well as the first Latino and gay poet to have the honor. Blanco, 44 years old and Cuban-American, was chosen to write an original poem for the January 21st Inauguration, which will be […]

National Latino Groups to Host Inaugural Ball

The 2009 Latino Inaugural Gala Special Invitation You are invited to the Latino Inaugural Gala co-hosted by several national Latino organizations to commemorate the historic swearing-in of the Honorable Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States and the record Latino voter turnout in November. Latino elected officials, community leaders and well known, […]