Stories tagged: "latinos"


Climate Latino Activism
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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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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Junta Nacional de Relaciones del Trabajo lanza sitio en español

La Junta Nacional de Relaciones Laborales ofrece una especie de refugio, un lugar en donde los latinos que hablan español pueden presentar una queja o solicitar asistencia en su idioma.

courtesy of Valeria Lopez
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. 

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.

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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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Laboring To Remain Healthy: COVID-19 Takes Toll on Arizona Farmworkers

More than 7,200 Arizona agricultural workers have tested positive for COVID-19. The workers swing their machetes, chopping vegetables under the heat of a midmorning sun. When the migrant workers take a moment to wipe the sweat from their masked faces, they can see the wall along the Mexican border, not a half-mile distant. But before long,...