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Connecticut’s Young, Latino, and Political

Connecticut’s Young, Latino, and Political

By Adam Chiara CTLatinoNews.com The three have only lived for 84 years, yet in that time, these young Latinos have already made an impact in Connecticut politics. From leading a state commission, to serving on a city council, to heading the state’s leading Hispanic Democratic Caucus and working in a U.S. senator’s office, there is

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Arizona appeals court rules Maricopa County must pay former County Supervisor Wilcox to settle claims Sheriff Joe Arpaio intimidated her

By Julianne Defilippis Cronkite News Service WASHINGTON – A federal appeals court ruled Monday that Maricopa County must pay former County Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox $975,000 to settle her claims that the sheriff and a former county attorney harassed and intimidated her. The ruling by a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of

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Founder of one of the most successful charter schools in nation shares 3 suggestions on helping students achieve academic success

By Mike Feiberg La Voz de Austin The debate over public education in Texas has been loud and heated. There’s nothing wrong with that, as long as we debate productively. But we’ve been bogged down in trivial fights that have prevented us from finding real solutions. If we want to set children up for success

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Underground comedy on the border has its own jalapeño flavor

By Andrea Vargas Borderzine EL PASO – Everyone always enjoys a good laugh and at Coconuts Bar and Grill the staff invites amateur comedians to gather around every Tuesday to perform in the Underground Comedy Show. Comedians from El Paso differ from comics in other places, because the culture here nourishes a different type of

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Undocumented students get a helping hand from Raza educators

By Pablo J. Sáinz La Prensa San Diego When Jesus Mendez Carbajal started his college education at San Diego Mesa College a little bit more tan three years ago, his parents, with a lot of sacrifice, had to pay for all expenses. Since Mendez Carbajal is an undocumented student, he didn’t qualify for federal financial

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It’s Official! Mission District’s 24th Street District is Calle 24

By Claire Weissbluth MissionLocal Mission District leaders and downtown officials inaugurated the Calle 24 District at Harrison and 24th streets in the Mission. Poet Laureate Alejandro Murguía has called Calle 24 “a little Macondo, where you can find sugared-skulls, exiled poets and colonels who fought in losing wars.” “Latinos in San Francisco have provided a

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