Illan Martin Ireland
Organizers say local officials have violated the city’s right-to-shelter law and doubled down on ineffective strategies for sheltering asylum seekers.
New rules announced by President Joe Biden and a new bill introduced by Sens. Alex Padilla (D-CA) and Bob Menendez (D-NJ) look to eliminate the high costs and enduring stigma that keep many Latinos from seeking mental health care.
During Latino Conservation Week, which ended Sunday, July 23, the organization Latino Outdoors held a series of events aimed at encouraging communities to get outside and preserve natural areas.
The prevalence of long COVID among Latinos —who are more likely to report symptoms of long COVID compared with non-Latinos— could worsen longstanding health inequities and force families to make tough decisions around treatment.
CREA, an organization founded in 2013 that offers formal schooling to Spanish-speaking adults across the city, aims to bolster education levels among Latino immigrants by helping them achieve elementary and middle-school proficiency in multiple subjects.
First Spanish United Methodist Church has a history of supporting the Latino communities that have called East Harlem home for 100 years. Over the past nine months, it has added to that legacy by creating a safe haven and resource hub for migrants arriving from the southern border.