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Posted inJustice

CALÓ ANTI-HATE: Biden to host unity summit against hate-fueled violence, meanwhile LA hate crimes soar

Next month, President Joe Biden will host a unity summit against the hate-driven violence that has afflicted and disturbed the country in recent years. The summit, announced on Friday, August 19, will be held at the White House and available for communities across the country to watch via live television. The United We Stand Summit, […]

Posted inJustice

Biden to host unity summit against hate-fueled violence, while LA hate crimes soar

The United We Stand Summit, which is scheduled for September 15, aims to counter the “corrosive effects of hate-fueled violence on our democracy and public safety,” as well as to highlight and address the Biden-Harris Administration’s response to these dangers, and “put forward a shared vision for a more united America,” as stated by the White House.

Posted inHealth, not-migrated

CALÓ HEALTH : Qualitative research on Medi-Cal expansion for undocumented residents 50+ that is now offered regardless of immigration status

Medi-Cal coverage for older adults will expand similar to the Young Adult Expansion, which provided coverage for young adults 19-25 inclusively. The full scope of Medi-Cal will cover more than just emergency care for residents. It will cover doctor visits, mental health care, preventative care, referrals, medicines, transportation and in-home services.

Posted inEducation, Opinion

COLUMN: Half of Latinos may soon see their student debt forgiven

Among undergraduate students who began in 2012 (the latest data available), 51% of Latino students borrowed to pay for their undergraduate or graduate education, according to Excelencia in Education.

The initial $10,000 of federal student loan forgiveness will allow about half of all Latino borrowers to have their entire debt forgiven, according to Excelencia.