As Americans, we know the overwhelming impact incarceration has on our children and our communities. No longer can we afford to sit idle on the sidelines with bated breath and watch our communities deteriorate. Instead, we must place stronger demands on our government.
Despite the demographic explosion of Latinos in the country, there are still many glass ceilings that need to come down for them in TV and in Hollywood. It is within this context of implicit bias and decades of stereotypes that denigrate Latina wisdom.
For many Latina immigrants the only option for healthcare services is through women's health clinics. The closing of these clinics by state-level anti-choice policies leave our Latina sisters without options.
This month is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. It is particularly important to us here at NCLR because of the impact it has on the Latina community.