The political power of Latinos in America is growing.
The rally was organized by the Philadelphia Coalition Advocating for Public Schools and Juntos, a non-profit that works for equal rights for the Latino immigrant community.
The Hispanic Choice Awards will return for the 9th year this October, but anyone wishing to submit a nomination can do so now through June 30th.
The Hispanic Choice Awards will be held Oct. 16, 2012.
“We are a multi-service organization. We focus on four core areas: education, employment, health, and social services,” says Congreso president and CEO Cynthia Figueroa.
Armstrong Atlantic State University has been catering to young Latino adults many of whom are now outperforming their non-hispanic classmates.
The problem runs from a young age (Hispanic children are less likely to be enrolled in pre-school) to adulthood (Latinos have less than half the percentage of post-secondary degrees as the overall population), according to this new study by the College Board.
Leaders of the Philadelphia’s Latino community came before City Council on Tuesday, urging the lawmakers to create a primarily Hispanic district when the city’s map of Council districts gets redrawn.
A coalition of Latino leaders in Philadelphia say it’s time to change the current redistricting process that is diluting the city’s Latino vote.