Representation of Latino/as in Congress and in statehouses has increased substantially in recent years. Despite gains, Latino/as are still grossly underrepresented among legislators in this country....
August 18, 2016 | Juhem Navarro-Rivera
BREAKING CAMPAIGN UPDATE: The 127K petitions sit untouched, Mayor Gimenez refuses to act, and the campaign coalitions have begun holding direction actions and have filed a lawsuit in attempts to get...
August 15, 2016 | Jodeen Olguin-Tayler
As a born-and-raised Connecticuter, I was disappointed to see the state’s Motor Voter program was ranked among the lowest-performing in Demos’s 2015 report Driving the Vote. In fact, Connecticut was...
August 9, 2016 | Scott Novakowski
Latino/as’ changing economic fortunes in the wake of the Great Recession and the racist undertones of anti-immigrant rhetoric are major sources of their disillusionment with the Republican Party....
July 28, 2016 | Juhem Navarro-Rivera
A New York Times editorial last weekend lifted up an important criminal justice and voting rights issue: how incarcerated people will be counted for the 2020 Census.  Although it’s hard to hear...
July 22, 2016 | Brenda Wright
Latino/as distrust of the Republican Party was high even before explicitly racist language became mainstream again this year. Much of this distrust is rooted in the GOP’s discourse on immigrants and...
July 21, 2016 | Juhem Navarro-Rivera
Confidence in American political institutions is at one of its lowest points in recorded history. About one out of every ten Americans expresses confidence in Congress and roughly one-third have...
July 14, 2016 | Juhem Navarro-Rivera