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Decolonize San Jose! City Council Meeting on Columbus Statue

January 30th at 2 PM – 7 PM San Jose City Hall 200 E Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA, San Jose, California 95113 The city council met on January 30th to discuss the future of the Christopher Columbus statue currently residing inside city hall. Our coalition has been working tirelessly the last several months […]

[tv] “Rape on the Night Shift” 1

[video] “Rape on the Night Shift”

Here’s where Latina harassment is WORST in USA! Please share this TV program – especially if you know someone who works at night, like janitors. Big props to PBS TV for finally uncovering (and still pushing) awareness this ugly epidemic. A joint investigation into the sexual abuse of immigrant women who clean the malls where […]

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ICE raids in the Bay Area

Faced with rumors of massive immigration raids in the Bay Area, California leaders are dealing with an uncomfortable truth: There’s not much they can do to stop federal authorities from cracking down. Democratic leaders across California have condemned the possibility of raids, but if a sweep actually happens, it could show the limits of the […]

SF Meet & Greet: Candidate for U.S. Senate Kevin de León

Kevin de León is Candidate for U.S. Senate [SF Meet & Greet]

Join the Latin@ Young Democrats of San Francisco, as we kick off our 2018 speaker series by welcoming California Senate President Pro Tem and Candidate for U.S. Senate Kevin de León. This event will be an opportunity to hear from the candidate on his vision for California, and to listen to our priorities and values […]

First 2018 Televised California Gubernatorial Forum @ Univision TV

First 2018 Televised California Gubernatorial Forum @ Univision TV

No group has more at stake in the upcoming Gubernatorial race than California’s 15 million Latinos! This is why the Latino Community Foundation (LCF) is partnering with Univision to host The 2018 Gubernatorial Forum with a laser focus on the issues that matter most to Latinos in California. Jorge Ramos and Ilia Calderón, the award-winning […]

Latinos can help Former L.A. Mayor in Governor's Race

Latinos can help Former L.A. Mayor in Governor’s Race

Former L.A. Mayor Lags in Governor’s Race, but Latinos Could Elevate Him Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom is currently leading among statewide registered voters, 31 to 21 percent. Excerpt LAWEEKLY Twelve years ago, Antonio Villaraigosa became the first Latino to take the mayor’s office since 1872! “Villaraigosa won big,” gushed the Washington Post on May 19, […]

After Fires, Undocumented Workers Find Themselves Without Federal Help

After Fires, Undocumented Workers Find Themselves Without Federal Help

For undocumented immigrants who have lost jobs or homes in the Northern California fires, the road to stability will be especially steep. Many are ineligible for federal aid of any kind! For undocumented immigrants who have lost jobs or homes, the road to stability will be especially steep. Many are ineligible for federal aid of […]

"Hipster" business driven from Latino neighboorhood! YESS!

“Hipster” business driven from Latino neighboorhood! YESS!

Here’s a GREAT EXAMPLE how we can STOP GENTRIFICATION! This white business was driven out from a Latino hood. We wish more of this would happen to stop Gentrification. Excerpt MiTu A Chicano Community In San Diego Is Outraged Over A White Woman’s Attempt To Open A ‘Modern Fruteria’.   Jenny Niezgoda clearly didn’t do […]

How Pixar’s Coco Honors Mexico—and Defies Trump

How Pixar’s Coco Honors Mexico—and Defies Trump

Finally! COCO has opened, and we’re SO glad they hired Latino consultants to make this movie authentic! [as you know, so few movies do that about Latino culture!] “Coco” already is the highest-grossing film ever in Mexico, where it opened in late October in time for Día de los Muertos. From the depiction of ofrendas […]

Rally for Impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump // SF

Rally for Impeachment Proceedings against Donald Trump // SF

Who’s ready to IMPEACH this IDIOT! On Tuesday, October 24, SF Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer will introduce a resolution calling on Congress to initiate impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump. Please join Indivisible SF and Brightline Defense in a rally supporting the resolution – and if you can, PLEASE BRING AN ‘IMPEACH TRUMP ‘ SIGN!!! The […]

California Governor’s Race: Discussion // SF 1

California Governor’s Race: Discussion // SF

CALIFORNIA’S BIG ISSUES: DO DEMOCRATS HAVE THE IDEAS AND RESOLVE TO MEET THEM? Tuesday, October 24, 11:30am – 1:30pm Luncheon will be served at 11:30, program starts at 12 noon. Tickets are $75 and include lunch. About:  Please join The City Club of San Francisco and the San Francisco Chronicle as we provide voters with […]

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa runs for California Governor

Antonio Villaraigosa runs for California Governor 2018

The California Latino Caucus endorsed 2018 gubernatorial candidate and former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa. The endorsement will help Villaraigosa in what is beginning to look like a tight race against Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, who is seen as the frontrunner. “The Latino Caucus is proud to endorse Antonio Villaraigosa for Governor,” Sen. Ben Hueso […]