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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

Lack of consequences leads to outrage

By Carimah Townes   At the start of the year, a group of 57 Native Americans students from the Lakota tribe were taken to a minor league hockey match in Rapid City, South Dakota to celebrate their academic achievements. But …
Posted On 31 Jul 2015


Immigrant detainees forced to work for $1 per day

By Esther Yu-Hsi Lee   Nine current and former immigrant detainees are allowed to file a lawsuit against a private prison contractor that paid them $1 a day for forced labor at a Colorado detention center, a court ruled recently.…
Posted On 31 Jul 2015


Wall Street Reform is working

By President Barack Obama   It’s been seven years since the worst financial crisis in generations spread from Wall Street to Main Street – a crisis that cost millions of Americans their jobs, their homes, their life savings.  It was …
Posted On 31 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

Castro speaks out against offensive team name

Just days after a U.S. District judge upheld the ruling to cancel the trademark of Washington’s NFL team on the grounds that R*dskins is offensive, Change the Mascot praised U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro for speaking …
Posted On 31 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