Every year, hundreds of thousands of family and friends bury loved ones because of the ongoing opioid overdose crisis happening across the Unites States— a crisis that could have been largely prevented…
Puerto Ricans pay three times the amount their fellow Americans pay in the 50 US states for water and electricity, sales taxes are the highest in the nation, and the poverty rate is 45 percent compared to 15 percent in the continental US.
“I can’t breathe” – Hernan Jaramillo, just before dying at the hands of police. Oakland Police Department hid the video for 2 years, now refuses to answer any questions. Demand justice & accountability.
While for most Americans who pay attention to politics were focused on the Iowa caucuses for the past few months, immigration activists, including DREAMers, have been actively engaged on the front lines in the state for the past several years. The results have been two-pronged: 1) Defining candidates on the immigration issue; and 2) building … Continue reading »
Protecting Civil Rights, Cultivating Latino Leaders and Increasing Civic Participation
LatinoJustice PRLDEF champions an equitable society. Using the power of
the law together with education and advocacy, LatinoJustice PRLDEF
protects opportunities for all Latinos to succeed in work and school,
fulfill their dreams, and sustain their families and communities.