Mi Familia Vota, a national Latino civic engagement organization, is excited to announce the latest in our Prioridades 2020 accountability campaign conversations with Presidential Candidate Elizabeth Warren.
The lies that President Trump spewed during his State of the Union Speech are nearly impossible to comprehend. Mi Familia Vota knows that on some of the top priorities for the Latino community like health care, the economy and immigration, the President’s administration has been a catastrophic failure for our community.
Today Mi Familia Vota releases the next conversation in our Prioridades2020 ( 2020 Priorities ) accountability campaign, where we discuss Latino Priorities with 2020 Presidential Candidates. During our interview with Mayor Pete Buttigieg, we heard specific commitments and some disagreements. We had a particularly tough conversation about the diversity of his campaign and his police department.
The U.S. Supreme Court voted 5-4 to allow the Trump administration’s discriminatory public charge rule to go into effect. Following the ruling, Mi Familia Vota issued a statement from Hector Sanchez, Executive Director and CEO of Mi Familia Vota.
California Governor Newsom includes undocumented seniors/elders in the $222.2 billion state proposed budget which includes an expansion of full-scope Medi-Cal. Governor Newsom shows us once again that he is willing to support and recognize the contributions of our immigrants in California.
Mi Familia Vota is excited to announce the latest in our Prioridades 2020 (Priorities 2020) accountability campaign events with Presidential Candidate Joe Biden. With this campaign, we are holding all the presidential candidates accountable, and we are excited to host Vice President Biden at this community event to discuss and have clarity about the priorities of our communities.
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.