Mi Familia Vota California team reached an important milestone this year registering more 50,000 new voters since 2012. This milestone was made possible in part from our partners, such as; Univision California.
Today, Mi Familia Vota launches a new national campaign challenging presidential candidates seeking the Latino vote to outline their policy priorities related to Latino issues. As part of Prioridades 2020 (Priorities 2020), MFV will interview the presidential candidates on their policy platforms, and explore how they will ensure they include the voices and needs of the nation’s largest minority population and economic force, Latinos.
Mi Familia Vota anuncia que el veterano defensor latino Héctor Sánchez Barba se unirá a la entidad como director ejecutivo y CEO. Sánchez ha sido reclutado por MFV para dirigir la organización previo al censo de 2020 y las elecciones presidenciales.
Mi Familia Vota announces that veteran Latino advocate Hector Sanchez Barba will join the organization as Executive Director and CEO. Sanchez has been recruited by MFV to lead the organization in advance of the 2020 census and presidential election, joining the organization from the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LCLAA) where he served as Executive Director.
Mi Familia Vota stands in solidarity with DACA recipients and condemns the Trump administration’s decision to rescind the policy. His administration has chosen to embrace a knee-jerk policy based on a xenophobic, politically-calculated rationale to kick out these young people.
DACA faces its greatest challenge at the Supreme Court on November 12. Mi Familia Vota, in partnership with organizations across the state, is co-leading a slate of actions to defend DACA as part of the California mobilization efforts of the national #HomeIsHere campaign.
The New Deal for New Americans Act, legislation that would usher in new policies supporting immigrant rights and integration, was introduced today. The Act was sponsored by U.S. Representatives Grace Meng (NY), Jesús “Chuy” García (IL) and Pramila Jayapal (WA), and has been endorsed by over 65 entities supporting immigrants rights.
Our community has invested tremendous resources fighting to end 287(g) program and working to establish greater trust between law enforcement and the immigrant and Latino residents of Nevada. LVMPD and every law enforcement agency must work for all of us in a humane manner.
Mi Familia Vota will be working with leaders from hundreds of organizations nationwide on behalf of America’s immigrants and refugees at the National Immigrant Integration Conference (NIIC) in preparation for 2020. The NIIC 2019 is being hosted in Detroit to honor the birthplace of movements from labor to African-American movements for racial justice.
A six state delegation comprised of 15 Latino youth representing diverse regions and congressional districts across the country is visiting Capitol Hill to advocate for 100% clean energy as part of Mi Familia Vota’s year-round issue advocacy programs.
Mi Familia Vota joins local, state, and national organizations to kick-off the "Home is Here" campaign to fight for Dreamers ahead of the Supreme Court oral arguments on DACA scheduled for November 12.
Following a nation-wide youth climate strike, Mi Familia Vota (MFV), the premier Latino civic engagement organization, will be hosting a series of scaled activities to engage the Latino community in advocacy and the electoral process.