Stories tagged: "latino community"


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Phoenix Population Keeps Growing as Climate Danger Rises

New data shows that people keep flocking to communities like Phoenix where climate change makes life more uncomfortable and more precarious.

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Latinos Contributed $92 Billion to Arizona’s Economy

Latinos are thriving in Arizona: A new report shows Latinos are contributing billions to the state's economy, especially in Gilbert and Peoria.

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Lower Income, Latino Neighborhoods Lag on Vaccinations

Nearly 50% of Arizonans with at least one shot are white; just 10% are Hispanic, even though Hispanics comprise 30% of the state’s COVID-19 cases and 29% of nearly 17,000 deaths. A March report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention praised only two states for their efforts in getting vaccines to vulnerable communities....

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Argentine Soccer Legend Diego Maradona Dies at 60

The soccer legend died two weeks after being released from a Buenos Aires hospital following brain surgery.

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‘This Is Trauma’: Latino Children Face Mental Health Struggles During Pandemic

Researchers and social workers say Hispanic children may be especially vulnerable to emotional struggles, and the ramifications could be long-lasting.

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Biden Support Among Latinos Grows With Promises of Economic Mobility, Access to Education

Nearly one in four eligible voters in Arizona is Latino, and Mission for Arizona plans to reach out to every single one of them before Nov. 3.

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SURVEY: Latino Families And Businesses Say CARES Act Left Them Behind

I’ve worked with hundreds of businesses and I can count on one hand how many businesses have been approved and actually received those funds.”