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Posted inRepresentation

Spanish sin pena, erasing the stigma of non-fluency

Latinos who do not speak Spanish feel left out and looked down upon by other Latinos from their background. Some cannot speak to other relatives or feel like a fraud when they are around them since they can’t speak the language despite looking like them. It is important now more than ever for Latinos to speak Spanish, as the language is on track in the United States to have the most Spanish speakers by 2050, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Posted inEquity

JOSE TRINIDAD CASTAÑEDA, first Latino on Buena Park Council

History has been made in Orange County this midterm election as Castañeda is the first Latino, Native American and LGBTQ person to be elected to the Buena Park City Council. Castañeda beat out his other opponents, winning 43.4% of the vote in a three-way race, according to the Orange County Registrar of Voters. He will fill one of the two open seats on the Buena Park City Council board representing District 2.