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Latina Week of Action for Reproductive Justice starts on August 5th!

The Fourth Annual Latina Week of Action for Reproductive Justice is BACK! In this critical moment when Congress and the nation are considering options to reform our inadequate and unethical immigration system, immigrant women's needs continue to be left behind.  We must raise our voices louder than ever to recognize and acknowledge the critical role immigrant women play in our nation's social fabric and strongly affirm and protect the human rights of all people, particularly the 11 million undocumented Americanos. Whether you represent an organization, a community, or yourself, please join us, our partners, and our grassroots activists to make ...

NOT a “Poster Community” for Conservative Politics

By Ena Suseth Valladares- CLRJ Director of Research  Contrary to popular perception, we Latin@s* are not ALL socially conservative, nor are we all uniformly religious, nor do we all think in a singular way.  This is because we are NOT a monolithic group of people - our ethnic roots span a vast geographical area - we are Black, Indigenous, mixed race, Asian and white - and some of us are all of the above. Collectively we speak hundreds of languages, practice many religions and have a rich cultural diversity.   And although most of us may hold family as an important value – we also have differing views on what a family entails.  En masse we ...