One of the nation’s foremost Latino civil rights organizations has selected for the first time a Cuban-American to chair its board.
Though the debt crisis has been averted for now, there is another national crisis speeding on at full speed -- the education of students of color.
Latinos are a community of 50 million people. It's time we start acting like it. Through the vote and through the Internet, we can make that happen.
President Barack Obama has a job to do convincing Hispanics if he hopes to win their vote in 2012, because he has not kept his promise of immigration reform, the leader of the National Council of La Raza, Janet Murguia, said Tuesday.
The White House held yet another one of it’s meetings on immigration, where lots of press attention is garnered but little movement forward actually happens. There were Latino and immigration advocates at the meeting whose names were not on the official press list, perhaps on purpose to avoid the White House being criticized in the media for their inactions and actions that have led to increased enforcement and deportations. Those people were Eliseo Medina of SEIU, Janet Murguia of the NCLR, and others.