Tag Archives: Desarrollo Económico

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Home Loans: The Big Gap.

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 […]

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The Youth Agenda.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22. PROGRAM # 7810 12:00 PM PT The Youth Agenda. Members of a first-of-its-kind youth commission talk about crime prevention, employment, health, and other pressing issues impacting the lives of teens and young adults in the city of Fresno and beyond. The newly-created youth commission will advise and take an active role in […]

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Farm Worker Initiatives. Also, Michoacán: Secure Land?

MONDAY, MAY 23. PROGRAM # 7788 12:00 PM PT Farm Worker Initiatives. Hundreds of farmworker organizers met in Bakersfield, CA, for the United Farm Workers’ 20th Convention. The top union leader discusses highlights of key labor issues addressed at the convention as well as new national and international initiatives to protect farm workers, including a […]

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Bridging the Digital Divide.

TUESDAY, MAY 17. PROGRAM # 7784 12:00 PM PT Bridging the Digital Divide. Low-income families may now have access to high-quality, high-speed Internet access thanks to reforms that made broadband service more affordable for millions of people. The federal government launched a series of initiatives, including ConnectALL, ConnectHome, and modernized Lifeline, a program designed to […]

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March to Sacramento: Fifty Years.

THURSDAY, MARCH 31. PROGRAM # 7751 12:00 PM PT March to Sacramento: Fifty Years. On Cesar Chavez Day, this is a conversation with elders who remember a key milestone of the farm worker movement: the 400-mile march or pilgrimage of striking grape workers from Delano to Sacramento. Original full-time marchers, including the striker who served […]

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Nestora Salgado in the US. Also, Latinos: Key Drivers in Housing.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23. PROGRAM # 7745 12:00 PM PT Nestora Salgado in the US. In her first interview in the US, newly-released community police leader Nestora Salgado thanks the international grassroots campaign that demanded her freedom and vows to continue fighting to release more than 500 political prisoners in Mexico. Guest: Nestora Salgado, Leader of […]

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Farmworkers, Driscoll’s Face Off.

THURSDAY, MARCH 17. PROGRAM # 7741 12:00 PM PT The Pilgrimage: Fifty Years. Original marchers meet in Delano to mark 50 years of the historic pilgrimage from Delano to Sacramento by grape strikers. The captain of the march joins this program from Delano’s “Forty Acres” camp, site of the celebration. Guest: Roberto Bustos, March’s Captain, […]

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Tax Relief for the Poor.

MONDAY, MARCH 14. PROGRAM # 7738 12:00 PM PT Tax Relief for the Poor. California recently joined many other states in passing a state-level Earned Income Tax Credit, a tax credit to help the working poor make ends meet. This new tax benefit, and billions in unclaimed federal money, is now available for the first […]

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Megarallies: 10 Years Later. Also, Wendy’s Boycott.

TUESDAY, MARCH 8. PROGRAM # 7734 12:00 PM PT Megarallies: 10 Years Later. A mega demonstration in Chicago on March 10, 2006 was the spark that ignited a Spring of megarallies throughout the US to protest anti-immigrant legislation HR 4437 in Congress. To mark the anniversary, attorney Rosalba Piña, leading organizers of the historic Chicago […]

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Women’s Victory in the Apple Orchards. Also, Remembering Berta Cáceres.

MONDAY, MARCH 7. PROGRAM # 7733 12:00 PM PT Women’s Victory in the Apple Orchards. One of the largest apple growers in the US has agreed to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars to women farmworkers who claimed they were sexually harassed in company ranches over several years. The company has also agreed to ensure […]

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