If the Democrats draw on Obama’s strategy of leaving nothing to chance, they will use this moment to help secure the vote of undecided Latinas, and in doing so they will likely capture the vote of the wider Latino community.
Here at Latino Decisions, we believe the shifting demography of the Lone Star State will bear upon the presidential results in Texas in ways not seen since Ronald Reagan’s 1984 re-election.
The voices of Native Americans are rarely included in research focused on reproductive health, even though this community often suffers from deep inequalities in access to reproductive health and higher rates of victimization of sexual violence.
As summer winds down and students return to school, parents are faced with greater challenges and concerns than ever before.
Each month the story has gotten increasingly depressing.
Latino Families Have Personal Connections to the Pain of the Black Community Due to Similar Experiences With Police Brutality
The data suggests that the Hispanic community is very concerned with policy brutality, largely due to their personal experience with excessive force.
Although having some time to prepare for distance learning may help improve families’ experience, the survey makes clear that Latino households are apprehensive about the prospect of distance learning.
There have been a variety of significant shifts concerning the pandemic over the last month.
This is the first survey with a robust sample asking Latinos for their opinions on the recent Black Lives Matter protests following the murder of George Floyd by Derek Chauvin, a former police officer with the Minneapolis police department.
National study finds 53% of Latino families are resisting pressure to go back to school this fall.
“More disconcerting is the fact that a startling high percentage of Latinos —27%— report that they know someone who wants a test, but has been unable to get tested,” a Latino Decisions memo about the poll said.
As more data becomes available across states and cities across the country, it has become more and more apparent that the coronavirus is hitting racial and ethnic communities at a much higher rate than white Americans.
The nation’s first 2020 poll of solely Latinos living in America found they overwhelmingly feel the president ignored the early signs of the coronavirus, which led to its worsening spread across the country.
Despite Joe Biden’s likeability among Latinos, the enthusiasm that the Bernie Sanders campaign has garnered (in particular among Latino youth) is lacking in the Biden campaign.
First National Poll of Latinos in 2020 Finds 35% of Households Have Experienced a Layoff as a Result of COVID-19
The poll was conducted by Latino Decisions in partnership with SOMOS, the country’s largest physician-led health delivery network.
What would it mean for middle-class families, Latino and otherwise, to activate the great untapped masses of Latinos in the Lone Star State?
I believe that if Democrats are serious about flipping Texas or similar states, they need a seismic shift in the way the party conducts Latino outreach.
Candidates targeting young Latinos should prioritize issues surrounding access to affordable housing and immigration reform.
The favorability gap between Sanders and the other Democratic contenders is significant, yet all are evaluated higher than Donald Trump.
The growth of the Latino electorate is largely driven by young citizens turning 18 and less by declining immigration from Latin America.