Tuesday, February 7, 2023

EFE: DNC Creates Special Election Task Force with Latino Members

Washington, DC (EFEUSA) – Yesterday, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) announced the members of the DNC’s Democratic Victory Task Force, including political strategist and communications expert, Maria Cardona and Colorado Democratic Party Chair, Rick Palacio. “We are proud to announce the members of the Democratic Victory Task Force, and are eager to work with them to […]

Latinovations Founder Maria Cardona Appointed to DNC’s Democratic Victory Task Force

Today, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (NY), Chair of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), appointed Latinovations founder, Maria Cardona, to the Democratic Victory Task Force. Cardona will join members of a select group chosen to provide comprehensive assessments and recommendations on ways the Democratic Party can enhance its performance in future elections and better serve its […]

Comentarios From Maria: Obama’s Immigration Move is a Win

President Obama finally did it. Through an executive order, the President intends to grant up to 5 million undocumented immigrants relief from deportation. Will the angry bulls rise up? Has the well been poisoned? Will Republicans follow through on their threats of government shutdowns because they consider this an “impeachable offense”? Republicans, who now have […]

Comentarios From Maria: Latinos Will Vote For the Future of the Community

In 2012, we saw that the Hispanic vote tipped the political scale in favor of President Obama, and tomorrow, November 4th, we will witness how the Latino electorate could potentially play a decisive role in the results of the upcoming midterm elections – IF WE ALL GO OUT TO VOTE. Latinos must understand that there […]

Comentarios From Maria: Latinas -Spotting the signs early, is only half the battle to breast cancer survival

There is no real way to describe the overwhelming and emotional reaction one can feel when faced with the possibility of cancer.   Even the word cancer itself, can stir a mix of concern and fear among the strongest willed persons. My mom had it. But thanks to God, early detection, and our supportive network of […]

Comentarios from Maria: Tight Elections Require Latino Participation

The November midterm elections are less than three weeks away, and the battle to control the Senate has never been tighter. What has become quite clear to me after analyzing the latest polls released by the pollster, Latino Decisions, is that Latinos will have a fundamental role in determining the outcome of the most competitive […]

Comentarios From Maria: Why Latinos Should Not Sit Out This Election

Last week President Obama addressed the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Gala, the largest gathering of Latino elected officials, leaders, activists, and young Latinos working in Washington. In the middle of his rousing speech, the crowd started booing as the president outlined the Republicans’ inaction on immigration legislation. The president then said emphatically, “Don’t boo — […]

Comentarios from Maria: Yes, There is Good News to Report

It felt as though this summer was filled with nothing but bad news. The situation in the Middle East has deteriorated, the Ebola virus outbreak threatens to turn into a new pandemic, but despite all of this, we should take a moment to remember all of the strides that have been made in favor of […]

Comentarios From Maria: The Tremendous Power of Latinos Fuels Reform

Throughout my career I have had the pleasure of working with many organizations that do tremendous work and provide much needed services to the Hispanic community. One of these organizations is the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC), where I am currently a part of organization’s the Board of Directors. There are over 54 […]

Comentarios From Maria: On November 4th, Everyone to the Polls

How many times have we heard our friends and families say “I am not going to vote this year,” or “why should I vote if my vote does not count?” This way of thinking is not only unfortunate but dangerous because we have already witnessed elections that are determined by the very last votes. One of […]