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Census 2020: Good for Your Health

As we all do our part to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, many families are seeing first hand how important it is that all people, particularly our most vulnerable, have access to...

Teresita Batayola: A hard-fought battle won—for now

Healthcare for those who need it the most is a long fight that is not done—from the callous proposals within the House’s passage of the American Health Care Act and Senate members’ secret debates on the Better Care Reconciliation Act to the varying threats proposed in a “Medicaid wraparound,” “straight repeal,” “repeal and two-year delay to replace” and most recently, the so-called “skinny repeal.”

Si se Puede!

Yes we can! Roberto Maestas insisted and persisted in the fight for improved education, better housing, safer streets, health care and other community needs for Latino and other communities. Lung cancer took his life last month but he continued to be at fundraisers and speak out against police mistreatment of Latinos and other minorities while he could.

Si se Puede!

Using the space as a room or a home was a clever way to present the material culture of the people within the Pacific community, which enables the audience to get a sense or feeling of how community members wanted to interact with their audience