This year we are seeing our youth take an active role in the future of this country. Our student leaders are evolving into advocates for a just and responsive government and they are inspiring us on the way!
On January Read More »
Last weekend, I volunteered to help out the charity group “Border Angels” to donate a day of my time – along with about 10 lb. of ground up coffee – to the refugees currently stranded in Tijuana, Mexico.
Continuando con nuestra serie, “Connecting with la Familia,” que se traduce a “Conectando con la Familia” donde entrevistamos a funcionarios electos locales para escuchar sobre su función laboral y para que el público se conecte con ellos. Hablamos con Raquel Read More »
Francisco Heredia was among the many Latinos who ran and won his bid to serve in his local government of Mesa, Arizona. As part of its “Connecting with la familia” series, Mi Familia Vota will be facilitating interviews with local Read More »
Don’t wait until the next election to review what your elected officials are doing: write to them, call them, contact them on social media, or attend town-hall meetings with them. Elected officials represent us, so it’s up to us to tell them how we want to be represented.
Los latinos participaron de forma muy activa en las elecciones de medio término de los Estados Unidos, según los primeros análisis. Inmigrantes latinos alzaron la voz para exhortar que sus compatriotas recordaran las experiencias que huyeron.
Following six years under the leadership of Executive Director Ben Monterroso, Mi Familia Vota has reached a landmark 450,000 voter registrations across the country. A celebration highlighting the “Latino Millennial” was hosted in Texas at Houston City Hall but festivities Read More »
My name is Ivy Clements and I’m a canvasser with Mi Familia Vota. Going to the training seminar for MiAZ reminding me why I’m working at Mi Familia Vota. It is so important for us to get out the vote Read More »
Sobre la indignante separación y detención de niños migrantes
Un tema que ya se había tratado hace un par de semanas sigue siendo sumamente importante y aún permanece en la agenda mediática y política, sin una resolución clara hasta el Read More »
Last night I cried my eyes out as I watched my kids sleep. Each breath…a soothing sound of peace and security. Their little bodies so warm and comfortable.
I sat and wondered what they were dreaming about, kissed their cheek Read More »