Stories tagged: "Latino"

Los Angeles, CA - December 22:Children take turns smashing a piñata at Olvera Street in Los Angeles Thursday, December 22, 2022.  The piñata is part of the Las Posadas nightly procession from Dec. 16-23 which includes statues of Mary and Joseph being carried making stops at businesses along the street.  (Photo by David Crane/MediaNews Group/Los Angeles Daily News via Getty Images)
What are posadas? An explainer of this beautiful Latino tradition.

Posadas are like Christmas caroling, except our tradition is more like a fiesta—and we wouldn’t have it any other way!

National Hispanic Heritage Month Highlights Cultural Diversity of Spanish-speaking Americans
National Hispanic Heritage Month Highlights Cultural Diversity of Spanish-speaking Americans

Hispanic history and culture take center stage across the US for National Hispanic Heritage Month, which is celebrated annually from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15.

Westwood High School teacher Shaun Reedy instructs students, Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022 in Mesa, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)
New Report Shows Gaps in Dual Enrollment Offerings From Arizona High Schools 

Students who participate in dual enrollment classes in high school are twice as likely to attend and stay in college than students who do not—but only about half of Arizona high schools offer these classes. 

Santa Rita Center in Phoenix (Photo by Naomi DuBovis)
Santa Rita Center: A Story of Historic Preservation in Phoenix

The Santa Rita Center in Phoenix is undergoing structural repairs and additions to make it a center for CPLC operations and special events.

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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.

People stand in the direct sunlight adjacent to an over-crowded bus stop
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.

a line of people dressed in mariachi garb playing the violin
Tucson Cathedral Welcomes Return of Mariachi Mass After Silence During COVID Pandemic

After more than a year of silence due to the pandemic, mariachis are back playing Sunday services at Tucson’s St. Augustine Cathedral.