(Español) “Más de 170 mil niños indocumentados hoy en día, por las acciones presupuestales que se llevaron a cabo el año pasado, ya tendrán cuidado médico”.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 16 PROGRAM # 7858 12:00 PM PST. Cultural Activist Women. In this bilingual panel recorded at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington, DC, women cultural leaders from Hawaiian, Japanese and Chicana roots discuss the role women have played as gatekeepers of community traditions, breakers of cultural barriers and their role in shaping the […]
MONDAY, AUGUST 15 PROGRAM # 7857 12:00 PM PST. The Pro-Health Care Vote. In November, Californians will be asked to vote on ballot initiatives that would raise money for health care programs through taxes. One would tax the state’s highest earners and the other one cigarette packs. Proposition 55 seeks to extend a tax increase […]
(Español) Ahora diversas organizaciones, incluyendo Mi Familia Vota, y varios políticos demócratas presionan no sólo por el registro sino por la movilización de votantes latinos. La expectativa es, como siempre, que el Partido Demócrata invierta en el voto latino y no lo dé por sentado.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 12 PROGRAM # 7856 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Martha Elena Ramírez hosts the program Voz Pública from Mexico City. The civic journalist brings news and analysis on Mexican developments. Photo: c40.org For more information about Linea Abierta click here To visit Linea Abierta audio archives go to archivosderb.org
(Español) De hecho, tres cortes federales han encontrado que la ley de identificación de Texas viola la Sección 2 de la Ley de Derecho al Voto, negando a los votantes afroamericanos y latinos la misma oportunidad de emitir su voto…
Almost three decades ago, immigrants brought the Guelaguetza, a celebration of the indigenous cultures of the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, to California. This year in Los Angeles, thousands of Oaxacans and Angelinos celebrated in an outdoor park. During two days, people enjoyed banda music, traditional indigenous dance, and delicious Oaxacan mole.
Thirteen babies have been born in the United States with microcephalia related to the Zika virus. Although in those cases, the virus was acquired outside the country, there are now cases of Zika transmitted by mosquito bites in Southern Florida, and thousands of cases more in Puerto Rico.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 11 PROGRAM # 7855 12:00 PM PT “Unequal Voices.” While people of color make up the majority of the population in California, they are not fairly represented in the state’s democracy. Latinos and Asian Americans are the least likely to have a voice in the state’s political process. Those are findings of a […]
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10 PROGRAM # 7854 12:00 PM PT Home Loans: The Big Gap. Latino borrowers are denied access to home mortgage loans at much higher rates than Whites, which continues causing stark racial wealth gaps and housing segregation. And those who lack access the most are the same ones who were most affected by […]