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Making a career as a Latino outdoor trailblazer

As Latinos continue to grow demographically, we are reaching new heights not only outdoors but also indoors. In

First hand lesson of hard work in the fields

Have you ever been a teenager working in the fields turning grapes into raisins in the heat? I picked grapes

Need for affordable student-loan repayment

Student-loan debt continues to be an issue of grave concern for American student borrowers. In 2014, there were

Ensuring every child gets a great education By President Barack Obama

I’m speaking from the DC Public Library in Anacostia, where I just met with a group of promising middle school

Cover Story

Pushing for criminal justice reform together

By Máximo Anguiano   Last week, as President Barack Obama commuted sentences for 46 non-violent drug offenders, we revisit the story of Jay Hernández, the first Latino given clemency by President Obama in 2012. President Obama went to El Reno,...
Posted On 22 Jul 2015


Nuestro Rio Annual Colorado River Day Festival

On July 25th in Denver, Nuestro Rio will celebrate its annual Colorado River Day festivities in downtown Denver, part of a region-wide movement to honor the waterway that serves as the backbone of the West’s economy and a critical …
Posted On 23 Jul 2015


Progressive lawmakers push for $15 nationwide

By Deirdre Fulton   “We are here today to send a very loud and a very clear message to the United States Congress, the President of the United States, and corporate America,” Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders
Posted On 23 Jul 2015

Whitehouse Update

Shutdown will not stop Affordable Care ...

For the first time in 17 years, Republicans in Congress chose to shut down the federal government. Let me be more specific: One faction, of one party, in one house of Congress, in one branch of government, shut down major …
Posted On 03 Oct 2013

National News

Dominguez set for pipeline safety chief

By Emily Atkin   The important but little-known agency responsible for ensuring the safety of oil pipelines hasn’t had anyone officially sitting in the top spot since October of 2014. But that will soon change, at least if a recent …
Posted On 23 Jul 2015


Getting help for childhood depression

May 7th, marked the 10th annual National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, some 9 percent of 12- to 17-year-olds in the United States had at least one major depressive episode …
Posted On 15 May 2015