Why Are Latino Millennials More Civically Engaged but Less Likely to Vote?

Why Are Latino Millennials More Civically Engaged, but Less Likely to Vote?

Latino millennials are a force to reckon with and can play an integral role in shaping the nation, only if they actively cast their votes in the election.
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'Added Value' Why Increasing the Number of Latino and Black Public School Teachers Matters

The ratio of teachers from backgrounds shared with their students continues to drop drastically, as the demographic shift in the young population far outpaces any changes in the public school system's hiring of teachers from underrepresented backgrounds. What should be done?
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Shopping for Your Roots: How the Grocery Trip Culturally Connects Latino Millennials

Millennials find themselves at a cultural crossroads, the intersection between identifying with their roots while increasingly acculturating to the U.S. mainstream.
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You'd Never Guess This Social Media Platform That Most Latino Millennials Get Their News From

Two huge, fascinating trends are converging in the U.S.: the rise of connectivity through social media and mobile technology and the rise of Latino millennials in population and also economic and cultural influence.
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Digital Divide Fades Among Millennial Social Media & News Consumers

Latinos and black millennials are technologically connected and consume social media and news content at similar levels to their White counterparts and the national average, according to a new poll by the American Press Institute and The Associated Press.

Hispanic Millennials Still Live With Parents Despite Working More

Economic recovery has been on the horizon for some time now: full-time employment is up, unemployment is down, and wages have corrected following the recession to meet the needs of young adults in the labor market. Nonetheless, millennials continue to take up residency with their parents, according to a recent Pew report. This is particularly true for many young Hispanics, who are "unbanked" or "underbanked."
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Millennials on Target to Be Most Educated Group in History Due to Multicultural Youth: Report

Millennials are on target to be the most educated group in U.S. history, chiefly due to educational advancements among diverse populations and U.S. women. Also, multicultural students are swarming early age classrooms, despite failures to properly integrate students of different races and ethnicities.
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LatinPost.com Launches "¿Qué Dices?" to Connect Audience With Today's Headlines

Building on the mission of "Amplifying the voice of the Latino community," Latin Post introduces "¿Que Dices?" -- capturing and broadcasting the views of the 55.4-million U.S. Latino population.
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TURNOUT: Republican National Committee Building Its Latino, Millennial Engagement Outreach for 2016 Election

Recognizing that 60,000 Latinos turn 18 years old every month in the U.S, the Republican National Committee (RNC) has been building its Latino and millennial engagement efforts ahead of the 2016 election.
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NCLR Educational Programs to Help Young Latinos and Millenials Swarm the Finanial Services Sector

Hispanic/Latino banks, analysts, investors and tellers are noticeably absent from the financial sector. However, programs designed by one of the nation's largest advocates for la raza should help to swarm the financial services sector with capable young Latinos.
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Millennials Divided: Split Opinion Toward US Judicial System Confidence Among Latinos, Blacks, Whites

Millennials are divided about the U.S. judicial system. Harvard University Institute of Politics' (IOP) "Survey of Young Americans' Attitudes Toward Politics and Public Service" found nearly one-in-two millennials "do not have confidence that the justice system is fair," and the topics of race, political party and income are major factors.
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Study: Hispanic Millennials' Food & Beverage Preferences Driven by Familial Heritage

The second largest Hispanic cohort living in the U.S. are Hispanic Millennials, which is why it's important to understand their motivations when it comes to purchasing and food, beverage and alcohol consumption. According to a new study, Latinos are independent shoppers and they spend more money on groceries than other groups.

TURNOUT: NYC Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Discusses Effort to Mobilize Latino Voters, Says GOP Congress is 'Toxic'

The New York City (NYC) metropolitan area is home to the second-largest Latino population in the U.S., and NYC Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito has become one of the major figures on advocating the rights of Latinos, specifically the undocumented population and encouraging political engagement. Latin Post interviewed Speaker Mark-Viverito about immigration, Congress and mobilizing the Latino vote.
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Voto Latino to Help Legal Permanent Residents Understand Naturalization Process, Become US Citizens With New Tech Program

With immigration being one of the top three issues among U.S. Latinos, Voto Latino announced its partnership with an online platform for lawful permanent residents to familiarize with the naturalization process and become U.S. citizens.
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TURNOUT: Q&A With Laura Maristany, NALEO's Director of Policy, on Issues Facing Latino Voting Bloc

In this edition of Latin Post's "Turnout", Laura Maristany, the Director of Policy and Legislative Affairs for the National Association of Latino Elected Appointed Officials (NALEO), discusses the issues facing the Latino voting bloc.
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Latino Millennials Talk Economy, Free Community College & Immigration After State of the Union Address

President Barack Obama covered several topics during the latest State of the Union address on Jan. 20, ranging from the free community college program, immigration and notably the economy. Latin Post spoke with Latino millennials about the State of the Union on the aforementioned topics.
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