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Intern Spotlight: Christina Velazquez

Intern Spotlight: Christina Velazquez

Name: Christina Velazquez University: Florida International University Major: Political Science & Women’s Studies Expected Graduation Date: May 2021 Hometown: Miami, FL Why did you decide to major in political science and what brought you to LatinasRepresent? My...

NHLA Statement in Solidarity with the Black Community

NHLA Statement in Solidarity with the Black Community

  PRESS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 5, 2020 Contact: Sandra Hernandez(310) 386-5768shernandez@maldef.org   NHLA STATEMENT IN SOLIDARITY WITH THE BLACK COMMUNITY (WASHINGTON D.C.) - The National Hispanic Leadership Agenda, a coalition of more than 40 of...

5 Tips for Latinas Looking to Climb Capitol Hill

5 Tips for Latinas Looking to Climb Capitol Hill

Maria Meier served in senior positions in both Senate and House Democratic Leadership offices. Despite her drive, the road to securing a job on the Hill was not easy. Here are her 5 tips for Latinas interested in public service.

Latina Leader: Maria Elena Durazo

Latina Leader: Maria Elena Durazo

We had the privilege of interviewing Maria Elena Durazo in 2015, below are some excerpts from our conversation with her, where she provides insight into her journey and encourages Latinas to become organizers and politicians who lead by example. Note: This interview...

My Path to Public Service

My Path to Public Service

My Path to Public Service: How a Fellowship Helped Me Build My Career I grew up in a working-class neighborhood of California in an area that has seen its fair share of economic struggles. Our skies were permanently stained gray, a result of the smog blowing in from...

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