Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Cartoonist Lalo Alcaraz Becomes the First Latino to be Awarded Prestigious Herblock Prize

This week, the Latinx community celebrates Lalo Alcaraz, a Mexican- American political cartoonist, and the first Latino recipient of the $15,000 Herblock Prize. He has been recognized for his passion for illustrating problems affecting the Latinx community. The Herb Block Foundation is named after Herb Block, who was known for his cartoon commentaries on domestic […]

The U.S. Census Bureau Sworn in the First Latino Director

This week, Robert Santos was sworn in as the head of the U.S. Census Bureau, becoming the first Latino director of the nation’s largest statistical agency. Robert Santos, former Chief Methodologist, and Vice President at the Urban Institute became the bureau’s 26th director. In November, the Senate approved Santos, a third-generation Mexican American statistician from […]