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Obamacare:  Healthcare Reform in the United States

Guest Voz: Fewer excuses for Latinos to be uninsured thanks to Obamacare

Guest Voz: Fewer excuses for Latinos to be uninsured thanks to Obamacare

By Liz Ortiz LatinaLista Good health, and good health care, is something everyone deserves, but unfortunately too many have gone without. Access to affordable, quality health care is such an important issue right now, especially in my community. One in four Latinos is uninsured ─ more than any other racial or ethnic group in the


Guest Voz: Early Education Is Everyone’s Issue

By Vanessa Cardenas Center for American Progress President Obama used his penultimate State of the Union to call for a significant expansion in college access and increased investments in early childhood. This follows his administration’s efforts in the last two years to increase funding and investments in high quality preschool and early learning opportunities. Given


Guest Voz: Obama’s Cuba Policy Shift Means Major Shifts in Latin America and Among U.S. Latino ‘Américanos’

By Roberto Lovato LatinaLista To see my 92 year-old father’s morning face on waking up to news of President Obama’s announcement about U.S.-Cuban relations was to see the future of U.S. politics. “What?” he asked in the crackly, sleepy voice that’s taken on a sadder cadence since my mother María, his partner of 60-plus years,


Guest Voz: For some, climate change already means adapting or saying goodbye

By Nicole Hernández Hammer LatinaLista As the changing climate continues to transform the American landscape we are beginning to realize the many ways in which our day-to-day lives and the lives of future generations will be different because of climate change. A new Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) report looks at what tidal flooding will