Politics

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 […]

Reading of "Ask a Mexican" @ MACLA // San Jose

Reading of “Ask a Mexican” @ MACLA // San Jose

Ask a Mexican is a smart satirical response to stereotypical perceptions of Mexicans specifically and Latinos in general with music by Daniel Valdez of the seminal Chicano/Latino theater family Playwright Anthony Garcia adapts Gustavo Arrelano’s political column Ask A Mexican to the stage. Experience an exclusive first reading of a new play in development by playwright Anthony J. Garcia in collaboration with Ask a Mexican award-winning […]

DACA rally @ Oscar Grant Plaza, Oakland

DACA rally @ Oscar Grant Plaza, Oakland

We invite all undocumented folks, families and allies to join us in a rally and march to show love and support for #DACA We must show those affected that we stand with them, and those making the decision that we’ve already made it for them. We are here to stay! Saturday at 2 PM Oscar […]

[video] "DOLORES" film hits the Bay Area!

[video] “DOLORES” film hits the Bay Area!

Raising 11 children while wrestling with gender bias, union defeat and victory, and nearly dying after a San Francisco Police beating, Dolores Huerta bucks 1950s gender conventions to co-found the country’s first farmworkers union. See the film about Dolores Huerta. She is among the most important, yet least known, activists in American history. Win tickets […]

Trump ends DACA! 2

Petition to defend DACA

Emergency petition: 800,000 youth need your help urgently! Congress must deliver a clean, stand-alone DREAM Act to provide legal protections for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants so cruelly impacted by the Trump administration’s decision to end the popular Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.   Sign the petition   Donald Trump just put […]

Obama defends DACA: 'This is about basic decency'

Obama defends DACA: ‘This is about basic decency’

Obama speaks out as Trump moves to end DACA: ‘This is about basic decency’ “To target these young people is wrong – because they have done nothing wrong,” he said. “It is self-defeating — because they want to start new businesses, staff our labs, serve in our military and otherwise contribute to the country we love. […]