The country’s leading Latino advocacy organizations have endorsed a first-of-its-kind public service campaign, aimed at helping families understand – and accept – their LGBT Latino sons and daughters, brothers and sisters.
Latino car wash workers at three Santa Monica facilities are suing their employers for allegedly refusing to give workers breaks and overtime pay.
Latino leaders at the Latino State of the Union met this past week and discussed this year’s public policy priorities: reproductive justice and economic development.
The state's attorney general says the congressional boundaries are based on the Republican-led Legislature's plan as required by the U.S. Supreme Court. Some groups say they still give short shrift to minorities.
For an area that has one of Chicago's oldest Spanish-speaking enclaves, the Southeast Side doesn't reflect that fact in its political representation in City Hall.
The new redistricting plan federal judges announced last week for the Texas state House of Representatives creates three additional districts where Latinos will have a good chance to elect a candidate of their choice.
In a court filing from last week, the DOJ stated that there is “ample circumstantial evidence” that the new Perry-approved Texas congressional map was crafted with a “discriminatory purpose” toward minorities.
A lawsuit was filed Wednesday against the Bear Valley Unified School District on behalf of a Latina middle-school student who alleges that her teacher made racially offensive remarks, humiliated her and inhibited her education.
Hispanics fight for more representation based on booming population.
The first batch of political maps by California’s new Citizens Redistricting Commission has left Latino civil rights advocates reeling with frustration and anger.
The Mexican-American Legal Defense and Education Fund may well have a mass of lawsuits it files this year against several states, all of which it thinks did an inadequate job of acknowledging the Latino population growth that occurred in their states.
Republican lawmakers unveiled their own proposed map of state legislative districts, hoping to win support from minority groups unhappy with the plans of the ruling Democrats and build the case for a legal challenge.
It may be that we only see true bipartisanship when it comes to efforts to draw lines that prioritize political party over real community interest.