The Spanish Version of Healthcare.gov Is Terrible

By: Monday January 13, 2014 9:15 am

It sounds like the Spanish version of Healthcare.gov was basically created by a middle school student who only realized at midnight there was a Spanish class assignment due the next day.

 

¡Sí a la Proposición 19! Just Say Now Launches Phone Bank en Español

By: Thursday October 28, 2010 12:30 pm

Poll after poll shows Prop 19 will come down to the wire. While polling for ballot initiatives is notoriously difficult – not to mention the possibility of a “Reverse Bradley Effect” – one thing has been clear: Latino voters are some of those most opposed to Prop 19.

In order to try to shore up any support amongst Latino voters in California, Just Say Now is launching a phone bank targeted at possible Latino voters and Spanish speakers, with a Spanish-language script to speak to these voters about voting Yes on Prop 19.

Crucial Vote on DREAM Act Expected This Afternoon

By: Tuesday September 21, 2010 7:40 am

One of the most compelling elements of this political drama has been the interaction between The LGBT movement and the migrant youth movement. What to an outsider might be perceived as two unrelated constituencies, perhaps even hostile to each other, have been working long before this moment to build unity and solidarity. It is one thing to believe in the truth that we are all woven into a “single garment of destiny.” It is another to live that truth and act on it. The migrant youth movement and the LGBT movement having been living and acting on that truth, as we all should. My freedom is tied up with the freedom of everyone else in the universe, and today we have a chance to set close to a million people free.

FDL Movie Night: Speaking in Tongues

By: Monday September 13, 2010 5:00 pm

Speaking in Tongues teaches the advantage of students taking part in an optional immersion programs for Mandarin, Cantonese and Spanish, following four students ranging in age from kindergarten to 8th grade during a year of their studies.

Border Crossings Start in the Boardroom

By: Thursday February 7, 2008 10:30 am

Before the immigration debate builds steam later this election year, I really wish candidates at all levels and in every party could spend a few hours in a maquila talking with workers.

A few years ago, I spent two weeks in Guatemala with STITCH, a U.S.-based labor group that supports women workers in Latin America.

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