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Voting for Solutions, Standing Against Hate

Huffington Post: 10/09/2014 2:21 By Cristóbal Joshua Alex   Flipping through an American history textbook, you will see countless examples dating back to the founding of the country of anti-immigration laws and policies that have gained the support of politicians and legislatures. Since the eighteenth century, these laws targeted newly arrived immigrants and were meant to silence …

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The Latino Agenda: Building a Strong Middle Class

By Cristóbal Joshua Alex Huffington Post | Posted: 09/30/2014 4:03 pm EDT When lawmakers, policy experts and advocates gather this week in Washington for the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s annual policy summit, they will be discussing passing common sense immigration reform, accessing affordable health care, earning a living wage, and living in a clean environment. These …

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Latino Victory Project and more than 50 Partners Launch Robust National Voter Registration Drive

#PowerOfOurVote Hispanic Heritage Month of Action campaign to deliver record Latino turnout for 2014 Midterm Elections.  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sept. 15, 2014 – Today, more than 50 partners are launching an online voter registration campaign in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Our collective voice will ensure elected officials no longer ignore us or the issues …

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Huffington Post Op-Ed: Republican Inaction on Immigration Signals a Strong Line Against Latinos

By Cristóbal Alex and Ralph Patino Time and time again, Americans have expressed support for comprehensive immigration reform. Throughout the year, it looked like we might be moving towards a solution, but in the House of Representatives, U.S. Rep. Joe Garcia along with 199 congressional sponsors on both sides of the aisle were unable to …

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Latino Victory Launch

Actress Eva Longoria and Henry R. Munoz III, co-founder of the Latino Victory Project, are interviewed by reporters at an event launching The Latino Victory Project, a Latino political action committee, at the National Press Club in Washington on May 5. Charles Dharapak /AP Eva Longoria Launches Latino Victory Project, Latino PAC BY SUZANNE GAMBOA – …

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NBC News: Eva Longoria Launches Latino Victory Project, Latino PAC

WASHINGTON, DC — Actress and political activist Eva Longoria threw her support Monday behind a group of Latino candidates running in 2014 as she and other Latinos announced the formation of a new political action committee and national initiative to boost Hispanic political participation. “We can’t as a community be so engaged in the presidential …

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In California Race, a Latina Democrat Carries Hopes of Her Party and People

By SHERYL GAY STOLBERGMAY 4, 2014 New York  Times   SANGER, Calif. — “Ya es tiempo — you have a voice,” Amanda Renteria, a Democratic candidate for Congress, declared one recent Saturday morning at a park in this little city southeast of Fresno. There was no need to translate the Spanish. The park was festooned with …

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