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Making Community Investment a New Year's Resolution

Brent A. Wilkes | Posted 03.17.2014 | Impact
Brent A. Wilkes

Washington has the opportunity to make community investment a top priority in 2014.

Stop 'Humanitarian Crisis' In Dominican Republic, Latino Leaders Plead

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 11.12.2013 | Latino Voices

Latino leaders in the United States hope to stop the Dominican Republic from leaving hundreds of thousands of Haitian-descended Dominicans stateless. ...

Battle Against Big Soda Ban Prompted Unlikely Alliances

The New York Times | NICHOLAS CONFESSORE | Posted 06.03.2013 | New York

The decision by a New York State judge striking down the Bloomberg administration’s ban on large, sugary drinks this week was not just a high-profil...

How Big Soda Co-Opted the NAACP and Hispanic Federation

Nancy Huehnergarth | Posted 03.27.2013 | Taste
Nancy Huehnergarth

It seems unconscionable that the NAACP and the Hispanic Federation are supporting Big Soda rather than their constituents' health -- particularly when their communities have been disproportionately impacted by obesity and related chronic disease like diabetes, heart disease, asthma and certain cancers.

NAACP Opposes NYC Soda Ban

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 03.25.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — The city defended its groundbreaking size limit on sugary drinks Wednesday as an imperfect but meaningful rein on obesity, while crit...

Elise Foley

Latino Groups: 2014 Won't Be Pretty For Immigration Reform Opponents

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 12.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Latino leaders gave a warning Wednesday to members of Congress who oppose comprehensive immigration reform: voters are watching, and the...

Alliance Of Hispanic Groups Aims To Register 200,000 New Latino Voters Before Presidential Election

Posted 02.27.2012 | Latino Voices

On the tails of TIME Magazine's controversial cover that predicts Latinos will decide the 2012 election, three Latino advocacy groups are determined t...