OppositiononSenateMemorial As long as we see these repeat attacks on women’s fundamental rights, we must address them.
the Affordable Care Act, millions of Americans will have access to critical health care services – affecting vulnerable populations and traditionally uninsured people. This attack on safe and affordable health care is unacceptable: It allows employers to violate the privacy of their employees and creates a system that allows employers to apply their religious choices on others and impeding on their freedom of religion.
In her testimony, García, addressed earlier comments that identified Catholics as against birth control and family planning: “Historically, Latinos have experienced disproportionate rates of HIV contraction, cases of cervical cancer and unintended teen pregnancies due to lack of access to services and information. We have been marginalized, ignored, discriminated against, and lumped into one big group of Catholics who are adamantly against birth control, abortion and other perceived progressive issues… the truth is the Latino community believes strongly that these are personal decisions and the government should not inhibit women and their families from doing what they believe is best for themselves, their health and their families.”
ACE/CCS continues holiday tradition
Cuddling steaming cups of hot coffee, volunteers for the Adolescent Counseling Exchange/Community Challenge School (ACE/CCS) braved the cold to help ensure that ACE/CCS families had a great Thanksgiving. The west Denver school held their annual Thanksgiving Basket Event this past weekend, which ...
Fast urges Congress to end moral crisis
As communities across the country continue to escalate their campaign for commonsense immigration reform and pressure leadership in the House of Representatives, faith, immigrant rights and labor leaders launched their “Fast for Families: A Call for Immigration Reform and Citizenship” on ...
José Martínez wins prestigious educator award
In a surprise announcement at an all-school assembly, Colorado’s Bear Creek High School social studies teacher José Martínez was presented this week with a $25,000 check from the Milken Family Foundation in recognition of his exceptional work as a model teacher for the state and nation.
Katherine Archuleta: First Latina director of OPM
Katherine Archuleta was sworn-in as the 10th Director of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and will serve as the Federal government’s personnel chief. Archuleta was confirmed by the U.S. Senate with strong bipartisan support in a 62–36 vote.
She will be the first Latina to hold this ...