Community Voices

Fatherhood and Activism

Mi Familia Vota partner, Felipe Benitez, shares a Father's Day message about his vision for his son and the Latino community, "Alejandro is my biggest motivation."

Civic Engagement is a Family Affair!

Civic Engagement is a Family Affair! Civic engagement doesn’t have to be an activity you do alone. It can involve your family, friends, and neighbors! During our May 11th Tampa citizenship workshop, our MFV Florida state director Nancy Batista was
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Mi Familia Vota Nevada Latino Advocacy Day

Mi Familia Vote Nevada held its annual Latino Advocacy Day to push for legislation Assembly member Sandra Jauregui (AD41)that will improve, protect and advance the interests of the Latino community.

MFV’s Melissa Santos Speaks at Women’s March

MFV's Melissa Santo Speaks at the Women's March, "We made history on November 6, 2018. We did this by uniting, fighting, and winning! And to be honest, we did this by USING OUR VOICE. We took a step in the right direction but a woman’s work is never done. It is possible for women to triumph. If women win, we all win. This is why civic participation is so important."

Volunteering with the “Caravan of Love”

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.