Is this the year state lawmakers finally expand educational opportunity?

Around the country, lawmakers will be returning to state capitols to begin tackling legislative priorities. Those always vary from state to state, but there are inevitably concerns that are widely shared in many parts of the country. This year it’s clear that education reform will be front-and-center in much of the U.S. The ongoing pandemic … Read More

The LIBRE Initiative celebrates 10 years of efforts to build stronger communities

This year marks the tenth anniversary of the founding of The LIBRE Initiative. Back in 2011, a small group of activists launched an organization dedicated to building a stronger Hispanic community. They knew that in the ongoing debates over policies that affect America’s Latinos, an essential voice was missing: one that came from Hispanic neighborhoods … Read More

Why Glenn Youngkin is the clear choice for Virginia’s Hispanics

By Michael Monrroy When former Governor Terry McAuliffe declared during a debate that parents should not “be telling schools what they should teach,” he perfectly captured the difference between himself and his rival in the 2021 contest for Virginia governor, Glenn Youngkin. Youngkin believes strongly that Hispanic parents, and every Virginia parent, should have a … Read More

New poll reveals Americans support these key immigration reforms

Across our nation, voters are tired of the status quo at our border and with our immigration system. A new poll reveals that voters are very supportive of legislation that tackles key components of broken immigration system: Strengthening security at the border A pathway to citizenship for Dreamers A streamlined agricultural guest worker program that … Read More

Hispanic Heritage Month: Why we come…and why we succeed

Ever wonder why Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated over two separate months — from September 15 to October 15? It’s a nod to the bipartisan roots of the event, which recognizes Hispanic Americans’ achievements and their contributions to their adopted country. The celebration began in 1968 when President Lyndon Johnson signed legislation declaring the seven … Read More