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 Latino Media Collaborative’s anti-hate campaign, “Color y Raíces: Encara el Racismo,” aims to support Latinos in California

On Wednesday, the Latino Media Collaborative hosted a media briefing at its downtown Los Angeles offices to present initial findings and research of their anti-hate, multi-media campaign called “Color y Raíces: Encara el Racismo.” Arturo Carmona, LMC’s president and founder, said the campaign’s research began 8 months ago and originated after the LA City Hall scandal involving former Los Angeles City Council President Nury Martinez.

Posted inRepresentation

Latino organizations and culinary experts demand representation in industry leadership roles

Last month, The Latino Restaurant Association (LRA) along with the support of culinary experts and Latino organizations, signed and sent a letter to the non-profit culinary organization, the James Beard Foundation (JBF), asking for a change in their leadership roles.
In JBF’s leadership roles, Latino organizations, and culinary professionals have noticed that there is no equal and proportional representation of Latinos on their Board of Trustees.

Posted inEspañol

La riqueza latina: una conversación con Tonantzin Carmona de Brookings Metro

Tonantzin Carmona nació y creció en Chicago. De joven, vivió en el barrio La Villita (Little Village). Su familia eventualmente se mudó al de Pilsen, en el Lower West Side. Ambos vecindarios son enclaves ricos en cultura y tradiciones mexicano-estadounidenses. Carmona toma parte de una investigación de dos años con el programa de becas Brookings […]

Posted inEducation

A lawsuit against Temecula Valley Unified School District’s ban on the teaching of certain concepts such as Critical Race Theory

On August 2, parents, students, teachers and the Temecula Valley Educators Association (TVEA) filed a lawsuit against the Temecula Valley Unified School District’s (TVUSD) Board of Trustees for a resolution they passed in December 2022. In this resolution, the Board decided to ban the teaching of Critical Race Theory (CRT) and similar concepts for grades K-12 in TVUSD. 

Posted inSocio Economic

“First Voice Generation” documentary follows first-generation Latinos, explores socioeconomic inequities in college

Following three Latinx high school students in Holland, Michigan, the documentary of award-winning Director, Cynthia Martinez’s named ” First Voice Generation,” depicts their individual journeys as first-generation Latino students preparing to be the first of their families to attend college, while struggling with their identities in a predominately Dutch community.

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JORGE NUÑO on how Latinos deserve change, support in the Los Angeles cannabis industry 

Jorge Nuño, CEO of Casa Grande, a Cannabis Social Enterprise is one of the few local Latino owned brands on the cannabis market. Nuño believes that the Latino community needs to rally together in order to ensure that BIPOC entrepreneurs stay in business. Nuño is using Casa Grande and his position as an established licensee to try and get more of the Latino community involved and invested.