We’ve certainly come a long way from the times when Latinos like Cesar Chavez, Dolores Huerta and many others had to fight for the voices of the community they served to be heard. The work of these selfless leaders, however, is far from finished, which makes it even more imperative for us to put our actions where our mouths (and tweets) are.
Supporting a cause may seem a time-consuming endeavor, but the truth is, it takes so little to do something, i.e. we can create awareness within our sphere of influence, provide financial assistance, volunteer and/or press on our our elected officials. With that in mind, I’ve put together a list of causes I believe we should pay attention to this year. Of course, with so many issues affecting our community, it’d be impossible to list them all. I’d love to hear which causes you believe should also be prioritized. Please add them in the comments!