Tag: Iowa Latinos

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When a Community Comes Together a Time of Trial Brings a Time of Triumph for Iowa Al Exito Students

By Jocelyn Frohwein Nina Garcia once said, “I think my Latino culture has equipped me with a different point of view than the rest of my counterparts, and seeing things from a different angle hasContinue reading…

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Iowa State University Joins Over 80 Other Schools And Universities Participating in Walkouts and Sit Ins Demanding #SanctuaryCampus

Undocumented students, many of whom qualify for the deferred action program Trump plans to eliminate, are coming out of the shadows as undocumented, unafraid and resilient in the face of uncertainty. They are calling onContinue reading…

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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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LULAC Davenport Founder series: Henry Vargas

Henry Vargas was born in Davenport, Iowa, in 1929, eight years after his parents had fled Mexico during the Mexican Revolution. In Iowa, his father worked for the Rock Island Railroad, while his mother, EsperanzaContinue reading…

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New US citizen encourages permanent residents to apply for citizenship to exercise the right to vote

During this very patriotic celebration of the 4th of July permanent residents of the United States have a chance to consider initiating the process of becoming citizen. Citizenship comes with one very important right, andContinue reading…

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La Santa Cecilia to headline the Warren Morrow Latino Music Festival

The 5th Annual Warren Morrow Memorial Concert to become the first Latino Music Festival in Iowa  When Warren Morrow died unexpectedly at the age of 34, his friends wanted to find a way to continueContinue reading…