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Loretta Lynch… Justice

After a long delay, Loretta Lynch was confirmed Thursday, April 23, as the first African-American woman to serve as U.S. Attorney General. A Harvard Law graduate, Loretta first joined the U.S. Attorney’s Office in...

Survey results reflect the Hispanic community’s concern with climate change 0

Survey results reflect the Hispanic community’s concern with climate change

A January 2015 survey conducted by Stanford University, the New York Times, and Resources for the Future, a non-profit organization, reveals that Hispanics are more likely than non-Hispanic whites to view global warming as...

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Low preschool rates for Idaho Latinos

A recent report from Education Week, a national education magazine, gave Idaho schools a D+ grade, ranking the state 46th out of 50 based on a complex set of criteria including school funding, test...

Obama’s Boise ‘sí se puede’ moment 0

Obama’s Boise ‘sí se puede’ moment

U.S. President Barack Obama was in Boise on Wednesday for a post-State of the Union speech at Boise State. Obama focused on higher education, particularly on science and technology in higher ed and failed...

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RNC not interested in the Latino vote

The Republican National Committee’s (RNC) actions on Friday, January 16, confirm the party’s rejection of the Latino vote and its importance in winning the White House. The Huffington Post reports that Univisión, the largest Spanish-speaking network, which...

Executive Action Info Sessions Planned 0

Executive Action Info Sessions Planned

The Idaho Community Action Network, which advocates for immigration reform, among other social justice issues, will hold Information Sessions Regarding Executive Action across Idaho on December 14th, 16th, 17th and 18th. On November 20, the...