This year, President Donald Trump nominated Jovita Carranza to lead the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), taking over for Linda McMahon as the Administrator. Continue reading Jovita Carranza is the highest-ranking Hispanic woman in Trump’s Cabinet
Are you thinking of working for the federal government? If so, opportunities and benefits lie ahead. Check out these ten reasons to pursue a career in the field. Continue reading 10 Reasons to Work for the Federal Government
If one thing is clear as we start 2019, it’s that America is changing. According to a Claritas report (registration required), in the United States today, there are 131 million multicultural Americans, making up 37.5% of the U.S. population, with Hispanics accounting for the largest portion at 19.6%.
Minority groups now represent the majority of the population in more than 400 U.S. counties. There can be no doubt that America is becoming multicultural and that Hispanics are a significant part of this change. Continue reading The Hispanic consumer has a major impact on the 2019 U.S. markets
Adrian Rivera-Reyes, a democratic socialist, has officially announced his City Council at-large bid as “a nontraditional candidate.” Continue reading This 26-Year-Old Latino Biologist Wants to Become Philly’s First Gay Councilman
Congress’s youngest member, its first two Texan Latinas and first South American were sworn in on Thursday. Continue reading ‘Si, se puede’: With inauguration, Latina legislators make history in Congress
Carmen Castillo, re-elected to the Providence City Council, has defied political odds as a working-class candidate, say experts. Continue reading Councilwoman and hotel housekeeper: Latina lawmaker redefines public service
Heavy rains on Tuesday didn’t stop voters from showing up at the polls and assuring Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of her congressional victory. Continue reading Latina progressive Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will be youngest member of Congress
“I saw the possibilities of things that I could have never imagined without reading,” Sotomayor, the first Latina Justice to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court, said. Continue reading The key to Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s successful journey? It’s books
Today’s Google Doodle celebrates the 110th birthday of Mary G. Ross, the first Native American woman engineer. Over the course of her five-decade career, Ross achieved many firsts and made major contributions to the aerospace industry. Continue reading Google Doodle Celebrates Mary G. Ross. Here’s What to Know About the First Native American Woman Engineer
In a stunning primary upset, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — a young socialist activist, woman of color and political newcomer — has unseated leading House Democrat Rep. Joe Crowley in New York’s deep-blue 14th Congressional District. Continue reading Who Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?