Democrats are trying to figure out how to get Latino votes, again.

June 11, 2019

Food

Hispanics more likely than Americans overall to see COVID-19 as a major threat to health and finances

Hispanics are more concerned than Americans overall about the threat the COVID-19 outbreak poses to the health of the U.S. population, their own financial situation and the day-to-day life of their local […]

vlanda April 14, 2020

Recipe: Poblano Potatoes, Papas con Rajas

Papas Con Rajas, Poblano Potatoes, are creamy because of the waxy potatoes and lush because, well, roasted chiles Poblanos are always lush.  This recipe, brings together the traditions of Peru […]

vlanda January 30, 2019

Politics

Latino Voter Outreach Strong Ahead of Georgia Runoff Elections

A new year is finally here, but for Gigi Pedraza, executive director of the Latino Community Fund in Georgia, the 2020 election season is still going strong. The nonpartisan organization, […]

vlanda January 5, 2021

Don’t Call Texas’s Latino Voters the “Sleeping Giant”

If you ask him to check a box, Peter Guzman considers himself a Democrat. Yet though he is now thirty years old, he has voted only twice in his life. […]

vlanda October 15, 2020

NewsTaco Podcast Network

Dieciocho, Episode 14, Memorial Day 2018, Latino Vietnam Veterans, Tomas Summers Sandoval

This is a special edition of DIECIOCHO. On this Memorial Day I talk with Prof. Tomas Summers Sandoval about his work collecting the oral histories of Latino Vietnam veterans. We talk about […]

vlanda May 28, 2018

DIECIOCHO Podcast: Hispanic Heritage Month: Why We Should Stop Saying We’re a Nation of Immigrants

We’re not a nation of immigrants, we’re an immigrant nation, and there’s a big difference between the two. This 2017 edition of Hispanic Heritage Month is a good time to […]

vlanda September 18, 2017

Well Being

Advocates worry vaccines will be out of reach for Black and Hispanic neighborhoods devastated by COVID-19

COVID-19 has been disproportionately deadly for communities of color in Texas. And advocates for those communities are worried that they will have more trouble accessing vaccinations than the white population […]

vlanda January 11, 2021

When COVID Info Doesn’t Reach Everyone, These Trusted Messengers Step Up To Help In Hard-Hit Latino Communities

A silver van pulls up to a coronavirus testing site in the parking lot of La Familia, a daycare and family services center in Fort Collins. Cristina Diaz and her […]

vlanda January 5, 2021