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Voto Latino's Rosario Dawson, Maria Teresa Kumar, Wilmer Valderrama & America Ferrera on 'Amplifying' Latino Millennials in Politics

With the 2014 midterm elections over, statistics on U.S. Latinos' voter turnout have slowly surfaced to show lower than expected attendance. Latin Post talks with Voto Latino President and CEO Maria Teresa Kumar and Latino celebrities Rosario Dawson, America Ferrera and Wilmer Valderrama about the need for Latino millennials' engagement ahead of the 2016 election season.
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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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Voto Latino Celebrates 10 Years of Empowering Latino Millennials, Names VL Innovators Challenge Winners

Although Voto Latino is in its 11th year, the nonprofit celebrated its 10-year anniversary Wednesday and showcased Latino innovators in technology.
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Developer of VL Innovators Challenge Sees Technology's Effect on the Changing Face of Racism

Ethnicity and ethics are intertwined, particularly in a society where race affects socioeconomic status, education, careers, housing discrimination, health care, technology, class wealth and experiences of racism — both covert and overt.
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Voto Latino CEO Maria Teresa Kumar on the Innovators Challenge and Latino Millennial Leadership

The Voto Latino Innovators Challenge, the organization's tech contest, is meant to challenge Millennials to not only learn outside of the classroom, but to create outside of the classroom and to think outside of the box. With the support of the MacArthur Foundation, and in partnership with HASTAC, Voto Latino will award a total of $500,000 in grants to the best 10-15 proposed projects.
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