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OPINIÓN: Revivió el empleo para los latinos

El viernes pasado, el Departamento de Estadísticas Laborales (BLS, por sus siglas en inglés) publicó su Informe sobre el Empleo del mes de febrero. El informe tiene buenas noticias: el mercado laboral añadió 295 mil puestos de trabajo en el mes de febrero, con un promedio de alrededor de 300.000 en los últimos seis meses. […]

by Vanessa Cárdenas & Jackie Odum | Thursday, March 12, 2015

5 Datos Importantes Que Debes Saber Sobre el Plan de Inmigración del Presidente Obama

Usando su autoridad legal, el Presidente Obama provee alivio a millones de inmigrantes. La decisión del presidente es un primer paso, pero no es una solución permanente.

by Vanessa Cárdenas | Friday, November 21, 2014

5 Facts to Know About President Obama’s Immigration Announcement

obama speech demonstrationUsing his legal authority, President Obama brings temporary relief to millions of immigrants through executive action. The president’s move is a first step but not a permanent solution.

by Vanessa Cárdenas | Friday, November 21, 2014

A Minimum Wage Hike Benefits the AAPI Community

Vanessa Cárdenas on the benefits of raising the minimum wage for the Asian American and Pacific Islander, or AAPI, community.

by Vanessa Cárdenas | Wednesday, April 30, 2014

This Graphic Shows The Positive Effect Raising the Minimum Wage to $10.10 Would Have on Workers of Color

Vanessa Cárdenas on the benefits of raising the minimum wage for people of color.

by Vanessa Cárdenas | Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Increasing the Minimum Wage is a Huge Plus for Latinos

Vanessa Cárdenas on the benefits of raising the minimum wage for Latinos.

by Vanessa Cárdenas | Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Opinion: Increasing The Minimum Wage Is A Huge Plus For Latinos

Vanessa Cárdenas on the benefits of raising the minimum wage for Latinos.

by Vanessa Cárdenas | Wednesday, April 30, 2014

INFOGRÁFICA: Los beneficios para las personas de color de aumentar el salario mínimo

Family at food pantrySi el salario mínimo se aumentara a $10,10 por hora, los afroamericanos, Latinos, y asiáticos verían un aumento total de salarios de $16,1 mil millones.

by Vanessa Cárdenas | Friday, April 25, 2014

Guest Voz: The Benefits of Increasing the Minimum Wage for People of Color

Vanessa Cárdenas on the benefits of raising the minimum wage for people of color.

by Vanessa Cárdenas | Tuesday, April 22, 2014

The Benefits of Increasing the Minimum Wage for People of Color

Family at food pantryIf the minimum wage were increased to $10.10 per hour, blacks, Hispanics, and Asians would see an increase in total wages of $16.1 billion.

by Vanessa Cárdenas | Monday, April 21, 2014

No More Time to Delay: It’s Time for Latinos to Sign Up for the Affordable Care Act

Vanessa Cárdenas writes on Latinos and the Affordable Care Act.

by Vanessa Cárdenas | Wednesday, March 12, 2014

OPINIÓN: No hay más tiempo que perder: Es hora que los latinos se inscriban para la Ley de Cuidado de Salud Asequible (Affordable Care Act)

La semana pasada el Presidente Obama llevó a cabo un foro histórico organizado por los principales medios de comunicación en español – Univisión, impreMedia y Telemundo – para inculcar en la comunidad latina la importancia de inscribirse para un seguro médico antes de la fecha límite el 31 de marzo. Este foro, con un alcance […]

by Vanessa Cárdenas | Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Why We Need a Political Leadership Pipeline for Women of Color

Donna EdwardsAs women of color grow in number, we need more of them in elected office.

by Vanessa Cárdenas | Friday, March 7, 2014

Despite Advances, Women Still Have a Long Way to Go

Vanessa Cárdenas on the outdated policies that make it difficult for women to balance their roles as breadwinners and caregivers.

by Vanessa Cárdenas | Monday, January 27, 2014

People of Color in Virginia Voted in Support of a Progressive Agenda

The rising coalition of people of color propelled Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe to victory.

by Vanessa Cárdenas and Jamal Hagler | Friday, November 8, 2013