As a first-generation college student, I was excited to receive my undergraduate degrees with very little debt, but I knew that I wanted to go further in my education with a master’s degree and eventually a Ph.D. The roadblock was funding.
What are the Governor and legislators so afraid of that they need to censor us?
While organizing, mobilizing, and educating our diverse local Latinx and communities of color to recognize their power, we can advocate for bold environmental progressive actions, beginning at the dinner table with our families.
OPINION: I Volunteered as a Nurse During the Pandemic. The Shocking Lack of Protections Spurred Me to Act.
Being back at the hospital and experiencing quarantine made me appreciate life and health differently.
That reality finally caught up to me. For the last month, I have struggled with burnout for the first time in my career, and it feels endless.
The Dream and Promise Act would be particularly impactful for education.
The global celebration of International Women’s Day ignores the critical importance of immigrant women resisting oppressive systems to produce change today for tomorrow.
If these pan-ethnic labels were meant to celebrate the melding away of the numerous Latino cultures and identities, then the experiment has not gone so well.
Whenever people are in ICE custody, lives are in jeopardy.
Lawsuit Claims LIBRE BY NEXUS ‘Cheats Immigrants,’ But Will Biden Administration Address Roots of Problem?
Immigrant detention has become big business.
Shutting Down Private-Run Immigration Detention Centers Is Complicated, But It Can Be Done (OPINION)
Whereas detention facilities rely on imprisoning immigrants, community-based alternatives offer holistic care.
We need a presidential administration that is prepared to dismantle cruel and inhumane detention and deportation policies and detention centers and reunite families who have been separated.
The U.S. funding of security forces and support for private investment promoted as “economic development” created a climate of impunity for targeted attacks on environmental and land activists, causing many to flee in fear.
Although “death to asylum” was blocked, the incoming Biden-Harris administration must do more and propose a change to U.S. asylum law.
The COVID-19 lockdown initially brought live stand-up comedy to a grinding halt, and some clubs have been shuttered indefinitely.
Many reporters and pundits have failed to report on one of the most important trends this election—the massive growth in the Latino vote that will reshape the political landscape of our country for years to come.
The results show almost universal distrust of the government’s goal to protect them or their community, wariness about receiving the vaccine and an urgent need for more information.
Mexican Americans have been instrumental in building California, making it the economic powerhouse that it is today. Yet rarely have our contributions been recognized.