Posts by Juhem Navarro-Rivera

The Decennial Census is one of the most important statistical tools available to Americans. It provides a snapshot of our present and helps us plan our future. Today this periodic and...
May 23, 2017 | Juhem Navarro-Rivera
As we approach the Peoples Climate March on April 29, Americans are expressing concern about climate change at the highest levels ever reported. A recent Gallup report shows that concern for global...
April 25, 2017 | Juhem Navarro-Rivera
Latino/a voters’ main concerns are of an economic nature such as education and health care, but the high importance placed on issues like terrorism and immigration suggests that Latino/as are also...
October 27, 2016 | Juhem Navarro-Rivera
The Pew Research Center’s Hispanic Trends Project recently released its 2016 Latino National Survey. The poll includes questions about Latino/as partisan and ideological identification and ...
October 13, 2016 | Juhem Navarro-Rivera
Tomorrow, I will be participating in a panel about the role of race and immigration in the 2016 elections at the University of Connecticut with professors Evelyn Simien (UConn) and Natalie Masuoka (...
October 6, 2016 | Juhem Navarro-Rivera
Aside from the personal costs of running for office, and the structural problems stemming from the way we elect representatives, money is a major issue when it comes to the representation of people...
September 21, 2016 | Juhem Navarro-Rivera
Today marks the start of Hispanic Heritage month. The “month” that lasts from mid-September to mid-October begins with Mexican Independence Day, commemorating the first of many independence wars that...
September 14, 2016 | Juhem Navarro-Rivera
Last week, I discussed how socioeconomic characteristics can limit the pool of people who run for office. Holding office is biased towards people with disposable income and time they can dedicate to...
August 31, 2016 | Juhem Navarro-Rivera