Stories tagged: "Family"

Op-Ed: What Can We Do as Parents to Prevent Gun Violence?

Addressing gun violence is multi-faceted issue that involves prioritizing the well-being of our children, supporting lawmakers who advocate for expanded access to mental health care, and voting for candidates committed to keeping guns out of the wrong hands.

Florida - Gas Prices - Schools
This Is How Gas Prices Are Affecting Florida’s School Districts

On Friday, the AAA reported a new record high for gas prices in Florida. Schools officials are concerned about the impact the price increase may have in the long term

Puerto Rico-Rental Assistance-Federal Funds
Puerto Rico Could Lose $227M in Rental Assistance Funds 

Since the aid has been available on the island, only 41,493 families have received it.

Electric Vehicles - Biden - Climate change
Floridians Will Soon Have More Electric Vehicle Charging Stations After Federal Government Makes Funds Available 

The plan will first focus on adding charging stations in the existing interstate highway system and is part of Biden’s broader agenda to combat human-caused climate change.

Puerto Rico - NAP - Crongress
Democrats Request Additional $1B for Puerto Rico’s Food Assistance Program

Puerto Rican Rep. Nydia Velázquez advocated for robust funding for the program to help the island recover from natural disasters and the pandemic.

Children’s Safety: The 2021 ‘Trouble in Toyland’ Report Is Here

Christmas is a time of giving! But Santas, parents, and gift buyers need to be aware of hazardous toys on the shelves. This report shares some useful information.

Recipes to Enjoy a Boricua Plant-Based Thanksgiving!

Four Boricua holiday classics, including arroz con gandules, ensalada de papa, y el indispensable coquito: They are all meatless and/or free of animal products, and all delish. More good news? They’re easy to prepare, too! Se acerca el Día de Acción de Gracias, and after a year that has been trying for so many, you...