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13.1 Million Voters Continue To Be Ignored

As Latino voters prepare to head to the polls in less than two months, the National Association of Latino

History Repeats Itself

 

This year’s Dies y Seis de Septiembre should have special significance to

Tribal Members Block Path of Dakota Pipeline

Thirty-eight activists were arrested in two states recently as protests against the $3.8 billion Dakota Access

Educators Call Attention to Racism in Textbooks

Augustin Loredo, a social studies teacher in Pasadena, TX, downloaded the pdf from the state education web site

Candidates Urged to Commit to Public Lands

The National Wildlife Federation and dozens of state-based affiliates – including the one in New México – sent a letter recently to the four presidential candidates, asking them to commit to keeping federal public lands in public hands. The open …
Posted On 24 Sep 2016

Lt. Joel Peña Follows Flight Dreams in US Navy

For as long as they have walked the Earth, people have dreamt of taking to the skies and gazing upon all the wonders that the world has to offer. In 1891, German engineer Otto Lilienthal capitalized on this dream when …
Posted On 24 Sep 2016

Low Wage Workers, Moral Mondays Join Forces

On Monday, Rev. William Barber II’s Moral Mondays movement stormed the grounds of state capitols in 31 states, what he claims is the largest simultaneous protest of its kind in the country’s history. And low-wage workers who have been part …
Posted On 18 Sep 2016

Hating the Hatred

Thousands of “pro-family” – but evidently only certain kinds of family – Mexicans came out this last weekend to protest a move by Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and the courts to legalize same-sex marriage throughout the largely Catholic...
Posted On 18 Sep 2016

Getting to Know José González, Founder of Latino Outdoors

José González is an experienced educator and the founder of Latino Outdoors, a Latino-led organization working to create a national community of leaders in conservation and outdoor education.

How was Latino Outdoors born and what is its purpose?...

Posted On 15 Sep 2016

What Kind Of World Do We Live In?

One hundred and fifty three years ago my great-great-grandmother Nape Hote Win (Mary Big Moccasin) survived the bloodiest conflict between the Sioux Nations and the U.S. Army ever on North Dakota soil. An estimated 300 to 400 of our people …

Posted On 09 Sep 2016

Community Groups Challenge EPA Lead Standards

A coalition of national and regional groups across the country are suing the United States Environmental Protection Agency for failing to update standards that protect families against neurotoxic lead-based paint and lead dust.

The “unreasonable delay” lawsuit, filed...

Posted On 04 Sep 2016

Willful Ignorance Serves No One

If we needed a reminder of the importance of taking climate change seriously, the floods in Louisiana are providing a big one on a daily basis. When it comes to the big environmental issues, our country’s polarization is historically unusual, …

Posted On 27 Aug 2016