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L.A. Woman Posts Alleged Police Brutality Video to YouTube

Aloni Bonilla uploaded one of the close to 82,000 YouTube videos with headlines that promise to show “police brutality caught on tape.” “220lb. OFFICER BEATS UP WOMAN INSIDE A HOSPITAL,” reads the headline for the 20-minute video Bonilla uploaded on March 9, 2013. But Bonilla’s YouTube video is different from most of the videos that [...]

ACTION ALERT: Don’t Leave Latinos Uninsured, Urge Your Governor to Expand Medicaid!

February 7, 2014 Contact: Luis Torres, latorres at LULAC.org, (202) 833-6130 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, 10.2 million uninsured Latinos will have an opportunity to receive affordable health insurance coverage. Health reform is already making a difference in our community. It has created new coverage options for Latinos, particularly for those [...]

State bill calls for restrictions on public resources for illegal immigrants

By: Sara Goldenberg PHOENIX – A new state bill would make it against the law for an illegal immigrant to use public resources including driving on public roads. State Representative Carl Seel (R-District 20) said House Bill 2192 would only affect undocumented immigrants who have committed a crime. Seel said it would be an additional [...]

Brazilian nominates Snowden for Nobel Peace Prize

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — A Brazilian senator has nominated National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden for the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize. Sen. Vanessa Grazziotin heads the Senate panel investigating U.S. espionage in Brazil. She says in a Tuesday statement that Snowden’s revelations contribute to a more “stable and peaceful world.” Grazziotin says when governments “work [...]

Cesar Chavez (Movie coming soon!)

Directed by Diego Luna, Chávez chronicles the birth of a modern American movement led by famed civil rights leader and labor organizer, Cesar Chavez. Torn between his duties as a husband and father and his commitment to bringing dignity and justice to others, Chavez embraced non-violence as he battled greed and prejudice in his struggle [...]

Independent Voters to Republican Party: Halt Immigration Reform and We Will Halt Your Power in 2014 Elections

Phoenix, AZ — Republicans are warning President Obama that if he halts immigrant deportations then the GOP will halt immigration reform. But the Republican Party has already halted immigration reform as Mexican-Americans / Latinos, Women and Independent voters have noted it has been over 7 months since the Democratic-controlled Senate passed a historic comprehensive immigration [...]

House Passed Farm Bill will affect Latino Families

By Latinovations On Wednesday, the House of Representatives passed a long-awaited Farm Bill that will preserve crop subsidies, but cut food stamps, causing many Latino families to lose the primary source for feeding their families. “I know many of my colleagues would just like this whole farm bill issue to go away. They want to [...]

NBC Latino Shutting Down: Reactions From Latino Journalists and Columnists

January 29, 2014 By Robert Schoon Last November, NBC announced it was going to shut down NBC Latino, the Latino-focused news site that only launched in the summer of 2012. Early in 2014, NBC quietly closed NBC Latino’s offices, but Latino journalists and opinion writers have had many things to say about it. Shutdown NBC [...]

Healthy Aging Strategies • Un Envejecimiento Saludable

Healthy Aging Strategies • Un Envejecimiento Saludable • www.CPLC.org

Language Remains A Barrier In Latino Health Care Enrollment

by Cheryl Corley As the Obama administration touts an increasing number of people signing up under the Affordable Care Act, there’s a push to get Latinos enrolled. This demographic represents the most underinsured group in the country. Politics around Obama care and Latinos are heating up, with a new ad attacking the ACA and a [...]