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Can Pope Francis Mobilize Latinos That Care About the Environment?

Recent survey shows Latinos overwhelming support the Pope’s call to defend God’s creation as nearly 80% say they are already experiencing the effects of climate change. Polling Memo Here      Slide Deck Here •  Over three-quarters (76%) of Latinos support Pope Francis’s theology on environmental conservation. •  Nearly nine out of ten (87%) of are interested in […]

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GOP Hopefuls Descend on CA, Will They Pay Attention to Lessons Embodied by the State?

Tonight’s debate in California offers a reminder – a cautionary tale – for Republicans. In 1994, California’s Governor Pete Wilson (R) pushed through the infamous anti-immigrant Proposition 187 and ignited a political backlash from the state’s changing electorate. Latino and Asian immigrants became citizens in record numbers and transformed the state politically. As a result, the […]

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New poll: Latinos Want CA Legislature to Tackle Pollution, Climate Change in Latino communities

In a first of its kind effort, new groundbreaking data points to overwhelming support by California Latino voters on critical positions on the need for stronger state efforts in combating pollution particularly in communities of color, reducing our dependency on petroleum, and further expanding the Green Economy in Latino communities.  The poll of 400 Latino […]

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New poll results of California Latino voter attitudes on climate change legislation

Today, Latino Decisions releases new results of Latino registered voters in California and their opinions and attitudes towards the environment and climate change bills currently being considered in the State Legislature.  Full poll results can be found here: http://www.latinodecisions.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/CA-Climate-Results-Book.pdf The poll was implemented by pollster Adrian Pantoja, an expert in the area of Latino public […]

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Dominican Americans in Northeast Growing Political Power

During the 2012 presidential election, Latino voters were finally recognized as being decisive in shaping national politics. No doubt, the 2016 presidential contest will once again provide a national spotlight for Latino political power. Despite the hype surrounding the power of the “Latino vote,” it is important to recognize that their electorate is composed of […]

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Healthcare in the Shadows

One of the most concerning narratives for any democratic country is the extent to which sub-populations of its citizenry are “living in the shadows”.  Living in the shadows or social exclusion (i.e. lack of access to a state identification card, bank accounts, and healthcare) is the process in which individuals are reluctant to fully engage […]

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Latino Health Care 5 Years After the ACA: Findings from the Latino National Health and Immigration Survey

President Obama’s signature domestic policy achievement, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) faces another test in the upcoming Supreme Court case King v. Burwell. As we await a decision that has huge implications for Obamacare, we take a closer look at whether the ACA has been beneficial for Latinos, a population constituting approximately one-fourth of the […]

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National Latino Health Survey: More Latinos Have Health Insurance; Gaps and Challenges Remain

On a press call and webinar held this morning, Latino Decisions presented the findings of its groundbreaking national poll on Latinos’ health, experiences with the changing healthcare marketplace, and outlook on immigration and racial issues. Sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Center for Health Policy at the University of New Mexico and conducted […]

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El Porqué de Chuy García

Sin duda, el próximo martes 7 de Abril será un día histórico para Chicago y su comunidad latina. Por primera vez bajo el actual sistema electoral municipal, se dará una segunda vuelta para decidir la alcaldía. Pero aun más histórico es el hecho de que un retador latino, un migrante mexicano, es el candidato que […]

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New Poll: Chicago Latino Voters and the Race for Mayor

A new survey, Chicago Latino Voters and the 2015 Mayoral Runoff, conducted by Latino Decisions and co-sponsored by Latino Policy Forum, National Alliance of Latin American and Caribbean Communities (NALACC) and Univision Chicago, was released at a town hall meeting this morning. Focused solely on Latino registered voters in the city of Chicago, the timely […]

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