The daughter of hardworking Puerto Rican parents proudly carries “la mancha de plátano” in her DNA.
Being a Latina in a sea of white political power doesn’t deter this native Puerto Rican. ¡Al contrario! It has inspired her to work harder for inclusion.
Elizabeth was detained when her baby was just 4 months old. She is part of a class-action petition and complaint that includes 14 women who claim they suffered medical abuse while in immigration custody.
Lee was the sole senator to object to two national museums to commemorate women and Latinos.
A Georgia ICE gynecologist is being accused of performing medical procedures against the consent of detained women.
Women Who Accused Gynecologist of Unnecessary Procedures Should Be Able to Apply for Visas, Democrats Say
The immigrant women allege that a doctor conducted nonconsensual gynecological procedures while they were at Irwin County Detention Center.
“Hispanics are close to 20% of Americans, but we have never been equitably represented in the Cabinet or other appointments,” Latino group says.
“For me, the driving force was that I wanted to be of service to others. It was a value I saw lived out in my family.”
Nine of the 13 members of Biden’s Covid-19 advisory board are people of color, and five of the members are women.
The champion for equal rights is getitng ready to launch his bold, comprehensive plan to further women’s economic and physical security.