Stories tagged: "latino community"


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Latino Activism Leads in Grassroot Efforts on Climate Change

Latinos in the US are leading the way in activism around climate change, often drawing on traditions from their ancestral homelands.

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Chicanos Por la Causa Launches $10 Million ‘Get Out the Vote’ Campaign

A survey taken in 2020 found that Latino voters identified such issues as the economy, health care, and the COVID-19 pandemic as “very important” to their vote.

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Report: About 6M Adults Identify as Afro Latino in the US

About 6 million adults in the United States identify as Afro Latino, a distinction with deep roots in colonial Latin America, according to a new report by Pew Research Center.

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First Lady Touts Biden Cancer Initiative in Tucson Visit

Biden met with tribal health officials and leaders of the University of Arizona Cancer Center, who discussed their joint efforts to improve cancer screening and treatment for Native Americans.

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Latino Organization Endorses Marco Lopez for Governor of Arizona

The organization said that Lopez's candidacy is viewed as an opportunity to mobilize Latinos to vote for Democratic candidates up and down the ballot.

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Posadas Are Back on This Year. What Is This Latino Tradition All About?

Posadas were largely put on hold last year because of the pandemic, but are coming back in a big way in 2021.

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Why Tamale-Making for the Holidays Is Important to Keeping the Latino History Alive

Making tamales is an art form as much as it is a personal holiday tradition for many within the Latino community.