The LIBRE Initiative at center of federal immigration discussion

To bring attention to the policy solutions that will improve people’s lives, promote the common good, and empower individuals, in 2021 The LIBRE Initiative launched a campaign to bring people together for a series of events across the country. Soluciones con Libre seeks to tackle the most pressing issues facing the country, including the economy, … Read More

Announcing LIBRE’s 2022 policy agenda to empower families and drive economic progress in the Hispanic community

Hispanics across the nation continue to work hard and pursue their American Dream. However, our community has been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19. As we enter our third pandemic year, our communities continue to struggle with the economic effects of COVID-19 and government rules that have eroded economic growth and stability. To address these challenges, LIBRE’s … Read More

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