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La Raza Centro Legal


Future Unclear For Northern California Asylum Seekers

June 22, 2018 | Steve Milne

The Trump administration's evolving immigration policy has many asylum seekers, who are already living in Northern California, worried, according to La Raza Centro Legal, a San Francisco-based non-profit group that helps Latino immigrants.

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Sacramento State Helps Effort To Boost Teacher Diversity

October 11, 2017 | Steve Milne

Sacramento State is among three CSU campuses getting a combined total of more than $8 million in federal grants to enhance teacher diversity. The goal is to recruit teachers in Latino, African American and other minority communities.

Beth Willon / KQED

The Trump Factor: Will It Activate California’s Latino Voters?

April 5, 2016

As part of our California Counts election coverage, KQED has more on efforts and barriers to mobilizing one of the largest ethnic communities in California.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Latino Voters In Nevada

February 22, 2016

Jocelyn Sida of Mi Familia Vota goes over just how much the Latino vote will matter this year in Nevada and what issues drive them to vote.

California Budget & Policy Center

Report: Workforce More Diverse, Challenges Are Bigger

September 7, 2015 | Steve Milne

A Sacramento-based think tank says California's labor force has undergone fundamental changes in the past few decades. But public policies aren't keeping up.

Complaint Alleges PE Discrimination In California Schools

August 14, 2015 | Steve Milne

Some civil rights groups are charging discrimination in access to physical education in California schools. They say public schools have not satisfied their legal obligation to provide quality physical education to Latino and African-American kids.

Katie Orr, Capital Public Radio

State Government

Group Prepares Latinos To Be Leaders

July 22, 2015 | Katie Orr

Latinos make up the largest segment of California’s population. Yet they have one of the smallest voter representations. One organization is trying to change that equation.

Andrea Nixon, Capital Public Radio

Latino Leaders Call For District Based Elections

April 22, 2015 | Katie Orr

Latino leaders in the state Legislature are backing a bill that would require some California cities to hold district based municipal elections, rather than at-large elections.

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