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Battleground States Go Blue Thanks to Multiracial Coalitions that Supported President Obama

Miami votersCommunities of color in swing states who supported President Obama helped him get re-elected by turning out in droves.

By Vanessa Cárdenas and Sophia Kerby | Thursday, November 15, 2012

Understanding Why Latino Voters Are Key in Virginia

Latinos supporting ObamaLatino voters are flexing their political muscle in Virginia and nationwide, particularly around issues of immigration and the economy.

By Vanessa Cárdenas and Sophia Kerby | Thursday, November 1, 2012

Sentencia del Tribunal Supremo sobre la Acción Afirmativa Determinará nuestro futuro

U.S. Supreme CourtLa Corte Suprema de los EE.UU. comienza hoy a escuchar los argumentos orales en Fisher vs. Universidad de Texas”, un caso que impactará a una generación de latinos y otros jóvenes de color en busca de la educación superior. Un fallo adverso por los jueces, uno que declare que la política de admisión consciente de […]

By Vanessa Cárdenas | Wednesday, October 10, 2012

High Court Ruling on Affirmative Action Will Determine Our Futures

U.S. Supreme CourtCollege admission policies that embrace diversity and expand opportunities benefit all Americans.

By Vanessa Cárdenas | Wednesday, October 10, 2012

The State of Latinos in the United States

article icon Issue Brief Vanessa Cárdenas and Sophia Kerby look at the successes and challenges of one of the fastest-growing populations in the country: Latino Americans.

By Vanessa Cárdenas and Sophia Kerby | Wednesday, August 8, 2012

The Top 10 Things You Should Know About Utah’s Demographic Changes and Immigration Politics

Vanessa Cárdenas and Angela Maria Kelley examine how Utah’s growing communities of color and immigrants are shaping the state’s economy and electorate in advance of today’s primary.

By Vanessa Cárdenas and Angela Maria Kelley | Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Los diez datos que usted debe saber sobre los cambios demográficos y la política de inmigraciónen Nuevo México

Esta pasada semana Nuevo México tuvo sus primarias republicanas; los siguientes 10 datos muestran el gran poder económico, cultural y electoral de los inmigrantes y gente de color en el estado.

By Vanessa Cárdenas and Angela Maria Kelley | Thursday, June 7, 2012

The Top 10 Things You Should Know About New Jersey’s Demographic Changes and Immigration Politics

Vanessa Cárdenas and Angela Maria Kelley examine how New Jersey’s growing communities of color and immigrants are impacting the state’s economy and electorate in advance of the June 5 primary.

By Vanessa Cárdenas and Angela Maria Kelley | Monday, June 4, 2012

The Top 10 Things You Should Know About New Mexico’s Demographic Changes and Immigration Politics

Vanessa Cárdenas and Angela Maria Kelley examine how New Mexico’s growing communities of color and immigrants are impacting the state’s economy and electorate in advance of the June 5 primary.

By Vanessa Cárdenas and Angela Maria Kelley | Monday, June 4, 2012

The Top 10 Things You Should Know About California’s Demographic Changes and Immigration Politics

Vanessa Cárdenas and Angela Maria Kelley examine how California’s growing communities of color and immigrants are impacting the state’s economy and electorate in advance of the June 5 primary.

By Vanessa Cárdenas and Angela Maria Kelley | Monday, June 4, 2012

Los diez datos que usted debe saber sobre los cambios demográficos de Texas y la política de inmigración

Antes de las primarias republicanas de Texas el martes, aquí hay 10 datos importantes sobre los inmigrantes y la gente de color en el estado que muestran su gran poder económico, cultural y electoral.

By Vanessa Cárdenas and Angela Maria Kelley | Tuesday, May 29, 2012

The Top 10 Things You Should Know About Texas’s Demographic Changes and Immigration Politics

Vanessa Cárdenas and Angela Maria Kelley examine how Texas’s growing communities of color and immigrants are impacting the state’s economy and electorate in advance of the May 29 primary.

By Vanessa Cárdenas and Angela Maria Kelley | Friday, May 25, 2012

Los 10 datos más relevantes sobre los niños de color en los Estados Unidos

Los nuevos datos de la Oficina del Censo revelan que los niños de color componen la mayoría de los nuevos nacimientos en los Estados Unidos. He aquí los 10 hechos más relevantes sobre la situación de los niños de color en los Estados Unidos hoy en día.

By Vanessa Cárdenas | Wednesday, May 23, 2012

The Top 10 Facts About Children of Color in the United States

Vanessa Cárdenas provides important information about this rapidly increasing portion of our population.

By Vanessa Cárdenas | Friday, May 18, 2012

How U.S. Communities Are Facing Racial Conversations Head On

Vanessa Cardenas details the story behind how Wake County, North Carolina is showing positive steps toward multicultural society.

By Vanessa Cárdenas | Tuesday, May 8, 2012