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On Wednesday, Latino Victory Project, a nonprofit group that champions progressive causes in Latino communities, launched its 2022 “Vote Like a Madre” campaign to mobilize Latina voters around the climate crisis issue ahead of the midterm elections in November.
It’s been a terrible century or so for Central America, but last year was especially rough.
The public health crisis happening is merely a preview of a larger climate crisis.
This year’s event was purely driven to inspire action according to the organizer Marissa Reyes, who stressed the urgency, citing a UN’s climate report.
Latino Rebels’ senior editor Hector Luis Alamo provides an overview of some of the most interesting and important things he’s seen, read, and heard over the past week.
The first of a weekly column by senior editor Hector Luis Alamo in which he gives an overview of the most interesting and important things he’s read, seen, or heard during the past week, providing his thoughts on them.
Latino voters were generally supportive of the Biden administration’s policies but remain extremely worried about inflation and the rising cost of living. Pre-election myths about frustration leading to a seismic Latino shift towards the right were ultimately wrong.
President Biden and the Democrats have delivered impactful legislation to strengthen the economy and create good-paying jobs, while addressing other important priorities for Latinos, like climate change.
A substantial majority of Latinos say the Democratic Party cares about them and works harder for their vote than the Republicans, according to a report published by Pew Research Center on Thursday. The report also shows that a slim majority, 52 percent, say there isn’t a great deal of difference in what the two parties stand for.
We spoke with Latino TikTok content creators who are teaching their audiences daily eco-habits that are simple and inexpensive to develop, while also sharing in-depth knowledge about the science behind climate change
Climate activists are planning to disrupt the annual Congressional Baseball Game on Thursday afternoon. “It is unacceptable for politicians to literally play games while the planet burns,” one organizer told Latino Rebels.
On Monday, June 27, dozens of reproductive justice advocates marched on the U.S. embassy in Argentina to condemn the Supreme Court’s ruling in ‘Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization,’ which overturned the landmark 1973 decision in ‘Roe v. Wade.’
The profound Indigenous connection to nature has existed for centuries, including the dread and depression caused by environmental changes. Climate change harms Native people’s sensitive relationships to plants, water, animals, and land and threatens their way of life, including learned skills, customs, and traditions.
Best known for her elevator confrontation with then-Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) after he announced his support for Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court, the Colombia-born Queens activist and organizer is running for lieutenant governor of New York in 2022 alongside gubernatorial candidate Jumaane Williams.
Far from slowing the pace of construction on Puerto Rico’s coasts to address climate change, as experts have requested, Gov. Pedro Pierluisi’s administration hit the accelerator to approve construction permits along the coasts.
December has shown that not much changed in the year 2021 in terms of Bolsonaro and his aggressive statements and actions against politicians, the media, and other parts of government.
Ecomadres, an initiative by the national organization Moms Clean Air Force that brings together Latina moms to address the environmental issues affecting the health of Latino children and families, is calling on Senators to take action on the climate crisis.
Given that 15 percent of Latinos live within 10 miles of a power plant, we are three times more likely to be negatively affected by air pollution. Time to call on Congress to improve environmental conditions for all, particularly the Latino community.
A report published last week by the Immigrant Defense Project and the Transnational Institute follows the growing use of “smart borders” and the rhetoric used by the federal government to make smart borders seem more humane than physical barriers.
Four years after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico is still in desperate need of disaster-proof communications systems
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.