Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez won New York’s 14th congressional district this November; becoming the youngest woman ever elected to Congress and an inspiration to many. Ayling penned a letter to the U.S. House of Representative member-elect, writing how Ocasio-Cortez encouraged her to also fight.
The Latinx youth voter turnout, especially for midterms, is historically low. With the help of Mi Familia Vota, we’re learning why it’s our responsibility to vote and the impact mobilizing the Latinx youth can have on the future.
Latina Equal Pay Day is not only a day to draw attention to wage disparity between Latinas and their non-Hispanic white male counterparts at large, but also to think about how to level the playing field for the Latinas earning the least.
By occupying different spaces, Latinxs are highlighting marginalized voices within the community and letting all people within the community have a seat at the table. Phyllis explains the importance of Latinx and how these spaces helps us stay connected to our culture.