Tag Archives: Desarrollo Económico

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Latino Immigrant Businesses on the Rise. Also. Trump’s Action on DACA.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 24 PROGRAM # 7982 12:00 PM PST. Latino Immigrant Businesses on the Rise. Of the 25 million businesses in the US, four million are owned by Latinos. These businesses are the sector with the fastest growth in the US economy. Why are these entrepreneurs so active? What’s their impact in the US economy? […]

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From Tandas to Bank Loans. Also, Coordinated Actions for Immigrants.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 12 PROGRAM # 7974 12:00 PM PT From Tandas to Bank Loans. A conversation with the winner of a recent “genius grant,” an award given by the MacArthur Foundation to recognize creative work. José Quiñonez created an organization to help unbanked low-income immigrants to establish credit history to be able to get credit […]

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“Six Figures and Struggling.” Also, Sessions Confirmation Hearing.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 10 PROGRAM # 7972 12:00 PM PST. “Six Figures and Struggling.” This is a conversation with well-known financial planning expert Louis Barajas about his new book “Six Figures and Struggling.” He says people who earn six figures still live paycheck to paycheck, struggling to make ends meet, feeling frustrated and guilty. How can […]

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Hunger and Obesity Among Latinos. Also, Latino Youth at High Risk.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 20 PROGRAM # 7957 12:00 PM PST. Hunger and Obesity Among Latinos. Latino families in California suffer from higher rates of hunger, obesity, and overweight in part because they are low-income and live in communities with fewer healthy food retailers. An advocate discusses the findings of this research. Guest: Alejandra Gepp, Asociate Director, […]

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How Will Cap-And-Trade Money Be Spent.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1 PROGRAM # 7944 12:00 PM PT How Will Cap-And-Trade Money Be Spent. California Gov. Brown recently signed in Fresno legislation to help communities most impacted by climate change and air pollution, including this city in the heart of the Central Valley. The issue now is where to spend those monies. The local […]

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Undocumented Kids Get Health Care. Also, Historic Overtime Pay for Farmworkers.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 PROGRAM # 7878 12:00 PM PST. Undocumented Kids Get Health Care. Four months after undocumented children have been allowed to enroll in California’s Medi-Cal program, nearly 20,000 undocumented children have signed up for the first time to receive low-cost or free health insurance under this state version of Medicaid. Tens of thousands […]

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Historic March to Austin: 50 Years.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 PROGRAM # 7875 12:00 PM PT Historic March to Austin: 50 Years. In 1966, fruit workers went on strike in the melon fields of Starr County, in Southern Texas, and, to dramatize their quest for a livable wage, the strikers marched 400 miles from Rio Grande City to the state Capitol in […]

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Farmworker Overtime Pay. Also, Trump’s Gambit: Mexico and Immigration.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 PROGRAM # 7870 12:00 PM PT On the eve of Labor Day weekend, this program focuses on a pressing farm labor topic. Farmworker Overtime Pay. A bill to grant farmworkers overtime pay advances in the California legislature amid a heated and highly partisan debate. If approved, California would end the almost 80-year […]

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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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