Latino Leaders Push for Civil Rights at March on Washington Anniversary
Latino Leaders Push for Civil Rights at March on Washington Anniversary
By Samantha Leal | 08/26/2013 - 12:32

On the fifieth anniversary of the historic March on Washington, which culminated in Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream Speech", Latino leaders took a stand to call for civil rights for Hispanics.


Read more
Maria Teresa Kumar during the I'm Ready for Immigration Reform press event
Voto Latino to March on Washington
By Samantha Leal | 08/23/2013 - 09:40

Voto Latino will join civil rights leaders on Saturday, August 24 at the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington to call for leaders to expand Latinos' access to the polls and a path to citizenship for aspiring Americans.

Maria Teresa Kumar, President and CEO of Voto Latino, will address a crowd of thousands at the Lincoln Memorial.


Read more
Election 2012: Why The Latino Vote Was The Story Last Night
Election 2012: Why the Latino Vote Was the Story Last Night!
By Sugey Palomares | 11/07/2012 - 10:20

Latino voters proved to be the key demographic for politicians to focus on during Election 2012. With an estimated 24 million Hispanics eligible to hit the polls and at least 12 million expected to cast their ballot, Latinos were empowered to make their vote count – especially in swing states like Nevada, Florida, and Colorado.


Read more
Wilmer Valderrama at the 2012 Environmental Media Awards
WATCH: Wilmer Valderrama Stars in New Voto Latino PSA Project
By Sugey Palomares | 10/15/2012 - 12:58

Don’t mess with Wilmer Valderrama when it comes to hitting the polls this November.

The Venezuelan and Colombian actor serves as “The Enforcer” for Voto Latino’s latest telenovela-style PSA project encouraging young Latinos to get registered and make their vote count.


Read more
Voting Booth, Polls
Telemundo and Voto Latino Join Forces for National Voter Registration Day
By Sugey Palomares | 09/25/2012 - 10:20

In honor of National Voter Registration Day, Hispanic media network Telemundo and the bipartisan non-profit Voto Latino have joined forces along with the United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) to make sure an estimated 25.6 million Latinos are prepared to rock the polls in November.


Read more
Rosario Dawson at the Boy Meets Girl by Stacey Igel Fashion Show
EXCLUSIVE: Rosario Dawson on the DNC, Voto Latino & Fashion Week
By Nicole Forbis | 09/18/2012 - 16:51

We spoke with the amazing actress and activist, Rosario Dawson at the Boy Meets Girl by Stacey Igel Fashion Show during Style360 Fashion Week in New York. Rosario filled us in on the latest progress of her and Wilmer Valderrama’s non-profit Voto Latino, her impression of Wyclef Jean getting wild on stage, and her unexpected run in with the Undocubus at the DNC.

How are things going with Voto Latino with the elections coming up?


Read more
Barack Obama and Mitt Romney
Poll Suggests Latinas Favor Obama Over Romney By 53%
By Sugey Palomares | 09/17/2012 - 17:00

As the countdown to Election Day 2012 continues, a new poll suggests that a strong majority of Latinas favor President Barack Obama over Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. According to a poll developed by impreMedia/Latino Decisions, 74 percent of Latinas plan to vote for Obama verses 21 percent who favor Romney, with a marginal gap of 53 percent.


Read more
Eva Longoria at the Your Life Your Time Your Vote event in Charlotte NC
Watch: Eva Longoria Says There Won't Be 'Empty Chairs' in Her DNC Speech
By Sugey Palomares | 09/06/2012 - 13:00

As Eva Longoria prepares to take center stage and introduce President Obama at the Democratic National Convention tonight in Charlotte, North Carolina, she is promising her speech won’t be anything like Clint Eastwood’s “empty chair” speech at the RNC.


Read more
Julian Castro at the Democratic National Convention on September 4, 2012
5 Things You May Not Know About San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro
By Sugey Palomares | 09/05/2012 - 16:00

Mayor of San Antonio Julian Castro received praise and a standing ovation as the first Latino to deliver a keynote speech during last night’s Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. The 37-year-old politician touched on immigration, education, and his family’s legacy.


Read more
Marco Rubio at the Republican National Convention
Election 2012: Did Marco Rubio Upstage GOP Nominee Mitt Romney at the RNC?
By Viviana Hurtado | 09/04/2012 - 16:00

Considered by many a “rising star” in the Republican party, Senator Marco Rubio’s introduction of Mitt Romney was nothing short of high voltage.  Florida’s junior Senator defended his GOP values of small government and free enterprise, with plugs to liberty--this last principle illustrated with personal touches, references to his immigrant Cuban parents, and some phrases in Spanish.  Although not quite stealing the show at the 2012 Republican National Convention, he got close and got it back on track after surpri


Read more