Voto Latino's Maria Teresa Kumar: "This election is critically important"
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 11/01/2010 - 11:20

In the past month, we’ve gotten discouraging news about and for Latino voters: A Pew Hispanic poll said that 50 percent of registered Latino voters planned to skip the election, at least one group (Latinos for Reform) was urging Latinos to stay home as a way to protesting its perceived inaction to our issues by President Obama and Democrats, and while some candidates tried every which way to get our votes, others were using blatantly racist ads that made Latinos look like thugs. What’s a voter to think?


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WATCH: Voto Latino's United We Win PSA
By Mariela Rosario | 09/16/2010 - 09:30

Primary elections occurred in many states across the country this week. Did you vote? Rosario Dawson gathered some of her famous friends to encourage us all to! Eva Longoria Parker, Jessica Alba, and Wilmer Valderrama are just a few of the celebs who stepped up to encourage young people to get involved in the electoral process and vote for the candidates that share our values and concerns.


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What "The New America" Looks Like
By Mariela Rosario | 04/16/2010 - 13:40

Mun2 is airing a news special tomorrow at April 17th 3:30 PM EST/9:00 PM PST entitled The New America which showcases a variety of Latinos in the United States who represent our community.


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Watch: Rosario Dawson, Wilmer Valderrama & Ana Ortiz Star in 2010 Census PSA's
By Mariela Rosario | 03/24/2010 - 15:00

Rosario Dawson rounded up a posse of fellow Latino celebs like Ana Ortiz, Demi Lovato and Wilmer Valderrama to make a series of PSA's about the importance of filling out the 2010 United States census. Every ten years, the census is used by the government as the primary means of determining demographic and population data, which then influences how funds for everything from education to healthcare are


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Jennifer Lopez, Alejandro Sanz and More Join the Party for Obama!
By Monica Herrera | 01/09/2009 - 09:48

The Latino Inaugural Gala is shaping up to be one mega-starstudded affair! Jennifer Lopez is now set to ring in Barack Obama's presidency along with her husband Marc Anthony, who was confirmed with Paulina Rubio as a headlining performer earlier this week.


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Rosario Dawson Encourages Young Latinos to Vote
By smundhra | 07/24/2008 - 09:58

Rosario Dawson is not just a pretty face. Rather than being one of those celebrities who simply lends her name and likeness to a cause, Rosario is putting her time and energy where her mouth is: in this case, to raise awareness for her nonprofit organization Voto Latino.


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MUSIC ROUNDUP: Will Mariah Top the Charts?
By Monica Herrera | 04/14/2008 - 20:38

Cop It: Mariah, DLG and Voto Latino


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Exclusive: Malverde Opens Up to Latina.Com
By Latina Staff | 03/06/2008 - 16:37

Malverde, a West Coast based hip-hop artist has been making quite a ruckus these days. Although he’s been on the scene for more than 10 years his latest album La Leyenda Continua is sure to make him a star. His stock is rising with a recent appearance on MiTRL and a new Sucker Free Latino Throwback show in the works. He’s also been selected as the latest Descubre y Download artist. So check out what this man has to say about his mami, the legacy of his name and the immigration controversy.


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Voto Latino: Rosario and Wilmer Get Political in Telenovela Spoof
Voto Latino: Rosario and Wilmer Get Political in Telenovela Spoof
By Latina Staff | 02/15/2008 - 16:01

Who ever thought telenovelas could be empowering? Apparently the folks at Voto Latino, who just launched a


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