(Español) La campaña “Ni Una Más” se lanzó bilingüe hace un mes, en pleno corazón del barrio de Nueva York, habitado mayormente por latinos, para que se sepa que esto es una epidemia.
Latina Teen Suicides. Also, Reinstating the Violence Against Women Act. Also, California Halts Executions.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13 PROGRAM # 8562 12:00 PM PT Latina Teen Suicides. Suicide rates continue to rise among Latina teenage girls, who have the highest rate of suicide attempts in the US. A psychologist talks about the cultural factors in Latino families that fuel feelings of anxiety and depression among Latina teens and reports on […]
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20 PROGRAM # 8547 12:00 PM PT New teacher Strikes. Almost a year after teachers in West Virginia went on a strike that sparked similar movements in other states, the educators are striking again in the state. Last week, teachers in Denver got a deal to raise their salaries after a three-day strike […]
Last year, Guatemala saw a wave of assassinations of indigenous leaders. Many were killed for resisting massive construction projects or the dispossession of their ancestral lands.
New Mexico Flunking Out School Funding. Teachers Strike, Debate on Public Schools. Venezuela and US Break Relations.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 24 PROGRAM # 8528 12:00 PM PT New Mexico Flunking Out School Funding. A state court found New Mexico’s education system in violation of the state constitution because it fails to give its students adequate public education, and the judge gave the state a deadline to deliver a plan to fix the schools. […]
THURSDAY, JANUARY 3 PROGRAM # 8513 12:00 PM PT Health Bills and New Legislatures. Democrats take control of the US House and the supermajority in California’s legislature. The leadership of the new US House decided to get into a legal battle in Texas in defense of ACA and people with pre-existing conditions. And, in California, […]
Support from family and community appear to shield Latinos from rising suicide rates, researchers say.
With the help of Latino votes and activism, democrats won many key posts in Colorado in the midterm elections, gaining a majority in both chambers of that state’s General Assembly in addition to a majority in the U.S. House of Representatives. One key player in this victory is a young man who came to the United States with his family fleeing violence in their native Mexico. Thanks to the DACA program, he gained residence and was able to carry out a successful Latino voter mobilization campaign. Lucia Orozco brings us his inspiring story. This entry is available only in Español
With the help of Latino votes and activism, democrats won many key posts in Colorado in the midterm elections, gaining a majority in both chambers of that state’s General Assembly in addition to a majority in the U.S. House of Representatives.
(Español) “Por ejemplo, el gobernador republicano de La Florida y aspirante al Senado, Rick Scott invirtió más que el titular demócrata, Bill Nelson, en apelar a los latinos y aparentemente esto operó en su favor. La contienda aún no se decide y es probable que haya un recuento de votos.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1 PROGRAM # 8462 12:00 PM PT Latina Candidates and Young Voters. Latinas are running for office in record numbers and they are poised to make history in Congress and statewide offices. A political advocate comments on this unprecedented surge of women candidates from communities of color and the impact they are having […]