Stories tagged: "Latinas"


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‘¡Sí Se Puede!’: Latinos Cheer Appointment of César Chávez’s Granddaughter to Biden Cabinet

"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."

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Puerto Rican Olga González Becomes Kissimmee’s First Latina Mayor

The city commissioner did not have political aspirations, but her experience working with nonprofit organizations led her to public service.

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The Cuban Vote in Florida Is Not Representative of Latinos as a Voting Bloc—Not Even Close

Preliminary data shows that Latinos overwhelmingly voted Democrat, while Latinas turned out in bigger numbers than Latino men.

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Georgette, Christina, and Michelle: These Latinas Will Make History if They Win in 2020

Their representation in politics has always been scarce, but in the 2020 election there are more Latinas in the candidate pools than ever before.

‘Bottom of the Pay Scale’: Latinas Share Their Stories on Latina Equal Pay Day

"I say this every year," comedian Cristela Alonzo said. "I want us to get paid like a man."

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The Pandemic Left Nearly 20,000 Spanish-Speaking Domestic Workers With No Job and No Resources

Some domestic workers report that their employer didn’t offer an explanation of their termination or any compensation.

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The Unemployment Rate May Be Recovering, but Not for Latinas

Unemployed Latinas in Florida are spending their time canvassing to make sure people vote.