Stories tagged: "latino community"


Berrios - Democratic - Florida
Alex Berrios to Run for Florida Democratic Chair

The organizer said his on-the-ground experience would deliver important change to the state’s political party. He thinks Latinos in Florida are tired of seeing candidates that don't look or sound like them.

Midterm - Redistricting - Latino
Midterm Results Prove DeSantis’ District Maps Are Unfair to Latino and Black Voters, According to Civil Rights Groups

The organizations are plaintiffs that are currently suing Florida in circuit court over the redistricting process, claiming it was unfair for communities of people of color.

Student - Debt - Relief
​​Biden’s Plan Will Wipe out Student Loan Debt for Half of All Latino Borrowers

The secretary of education said debt relief will mean money in the pockets for the Latino communities.

Biden - Latino - Marijuana
Biden’s Pardon for Federal Marijuana Possession Will Benefit Latinos

Bipartisan lawmakers and civil rights groups have called on the president repeatedly to use his executive authority to start righting the wrongs of prohibition, which disproportionately affects people of color.

Fentrice-Driskell
Rep. Fentrice Driskell: A Voice for the People in Tallahassee

The Democratic incumbent who earned an “A” in the 2021 People First Report Card for consistently voting in favor of her constituents, is up for reelection.

Víctor-Vázquez
This Is Víctor Vázquez: the Puerto Rican Who Aims to Improve Miami Springs

The Miami Dade College professor obtained 70% of the votes in a recent nonpartisan election, winning the Miami Springs City Council, Group 4 seat.

Meet Nellie Gorbea: The Boricua that Keeps Making History in Rhode Island

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.