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LULAC of Iowa launches Get Out the Vote campaign

Latino Americans can have a strong voice in the upcoming election, and it will resonate in the votes they cast. LULAC of Iowa has created the Informed Voters Project specifically to increase Latino voter registrationContinue reading…

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On the Fourth Anniversary of DACA, A Reminder of the Stakes of the 2016 Election

August 15 marked the four year anniversary of the implementation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program for DREAMers, and while DACA changed the lives of 700,000 young immigrants, the results of theContinue reading…

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Robbery at Grant Street Bettendorf Ascentra Credit Union Branch, Staff Safe

Late this morning, a robbery occurred at the Ascentra Bettendorf branch located at 1710 Grant Street. The situation was effectively handled and everyone is safe. The incident is currently under investigation and more information willContinue reading…

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Latest poll results show key demographic gaps in Presidential Race in the swing state of Iowa

These are the results from the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist polls, which found Hillary Clinton ahead in Iowa (by four points) among registered voters   Three key Gaps   Iowa  – Gender Gap Men: TrumpContinue reading…

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Galesburg’s Eric Shelton returns home from season of The Ultimate Fighter

It was all cheers and tears at the Quad City International Airport late Thursday evening, as Galesburg native and mixed martial artist, Eric “Showtime” Shelton returned home from Las Vegas. For the past six weeks,Continue reading…

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LULAC Davenport Founder series: Ernest Rodriguez

By Catherine Babikian Ernest Rodriguez grew up to be a civil rights leader and worked for change in his community throughout his life. He was born in boxcar #8 in Bettendorf, Iowa. The boxcar wasContinue reading…

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2016 Women of Influence Honoree: Dawn Martinez Oropeza

By Perry Beeman Reprinted with permission by the Business Record For Dawn Martinez Oropeza, recalling how her father was stripped of his cultural identity drives her to make sure that doesn’t happen to 600 middleContinue reading…

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“Mexican, Chinese and Muslims fight for America”

By Raoul Lowery Contreras A quarter century ago the Los Angeles Times had an inside page story about five Mexican American brothers from East Los Angeles that were serving in the U.S. Armed Forces onContinue reading…

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LULAC Davenport Founder Series: Salvador Lopez

Salvador Lopez was born in Muscatine, Iowa, in 1928. His parents Antonia and Federico Lopez, had come to the United States from central Mexico some years before. During the Depression, the family moved from Fairport,Continue reading…

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Images from the LULAC QC Scholarship Banquet 2016

Thank you to Ascentra Credit Union, Regional Development Authority and Saint Ambrose University for sponsoring the banquet this year. ►LULAC Davenport in collaboration with LULAC Moline awarded tonight $33,000 to 48 Quad City area studentsContinue reading…

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