Key Moments Modern History

5 Key Moments in Modern History for Latinos

Latinos have played a major role in the development of the United States. This diverse demographic, today the nation’s largest racial/ethnic minority, has helped make the country the great melting pot it is. And despite an ongoing ...
Jim Morris
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Jim Morris: A Watchdog for Environmental Health
Having been in the industry for over 40 years, Jim Morris is no newcomer to journalism. He’s worked at several news ...
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Latino Health Champions for Hispanic Heritage Month
In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Alliance for a Healthier Generation is sharing a series of stories about ...
Ellen Ochoa NASA Latino Astronaut
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Ellen Ochoa: The First Latina Astronaut to Go into Space
In 1993, Ellen Ochoa became the first Latino person in space. She logged nearly 1,000 hours in orbit across four space ...
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Report: Labor Unions Preserved Latino Jobs During COVID-19 Pandemic
Workforce inequities are nothing new for people of color, specifically Latinos.  Long before COVID-19, many Latinos had ...
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Report: Latino College Students Less Likely to Seek Mental Health Services
Many Latino youth face declining mental health amid the deadly COVID-19 pandemic, a racial/ethnic social justice movement, ...
Ángela Gutiérrez: What Éxito! Means to Me, a Latina PhD and Researcher
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Ángela Gutiérrez: What Éxito! Means to Me, a Latina PhD and Researcher
Dr. Ángela Gutiérrez has always been passionate about health disparities research. “I had previously worked on health ...