“That utopian change you’re hoping for isn’t ever going to happen,” said a man living in an East End community when I told him about Mi Familia Vota’s mission to bring the Latino people together to create an unprecedented voting force. “And that’s not me being pessimistic. It’s realistic. If it were going to happen, it already would have happened.” more
On Weds, Oct. 6, MFV joined with National Council of La Raza and other key national orgs to urge the Latino community to vote for respect! Here’s footage from MFV Executive Director Ben Monterroso’s remarks, and Washington Post article on Arizona early voting successes!
October 01, 2010 -
MFV canvassing teams in Maricopa, Pima, and Yuma has signed up over 20,000 Latinos on the Permanent Early Voting List in 4 months.
“It’s in our hands to make a difference in 2010 and beyond,” said Eliseo Medina, Executive Board Member of the Mi Familia Vota Education Fund. “For those eligible to vote in our community, not voting is not an option.” more