Sunday, April 21, 2024

Community Leaders Help Black and Latino Young Men Succeed

On Friday, the My Brother’s Keeper program held an all-day event highlighting the group’s achievements since the group was formed in 2014. The program convened a discussion on how to talk solutions, not problems, to help black and Latino young men in Boston succeed. “This is a pretty emotional day for me,” said Mayor Martin […]

Latino Youths Outpace Their Peers In Employment Gains Following Recession

  The Latino youth in America has made a significantly better comeback following the economic downturn and the Great Recession, making the biggest gains in unemployment than their peers in other demographic groups. That is according to a new study by the Pew Research Center. Jens Manuel Krogstad, one of the authors of the Pew […]

Guest Blogger Series: Lyzka DeLaCruz “The importance of education for young Latinos”

A wise Latino judge once said that a Latino lawyer is by definition a leader. The statistics reflect the sad truth of his statement. American Bar Association statistics show that in the year 2000, only 3.4 percent of attorneys were Hispanic. With one in three Latinos failing to graduate from high school, this number is […]

BREAKING NEWS: Obama Administration will Announce New Immigration Policy to Stop Deporting Eligible Youth

President Obama will announce a new immigration policy this morning that will halt the deportation of as many as 800,000 young undocumented immigrants and in some cases grant them working permits. The President will announce the new policy today at 1:15pm in the White House’s Rose Garden, one week before he addresses the National Association […]