Republican and Democratic presidents have long nodded to the importance of diversity as they select their Cabinets. Since 1989, every president’s first Cabinet has included at least one Latino.
Not Donald Trump’s…
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Page 337. 20. Immigration, ethnic diversity and political trust Lauren McLaren
INTRODUCTION Feelings of community and identity are central features of modern
states. A great deal of the seminal research on the creation of …
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Latina elected officials are making strides not just on the federal level with the first Latina elected to the U.S. Senate and sworn in on Tuesday, but on the state and local level.
Colorado in particular stands out: It’s making history in 2017 with two Latinas in top positions.
Democrat Crisanta Durán becomes the state’s first-ever Speaker . . . → Read More: Latina Elected Officials Make History in States like Colorado, Illinois
State Assemblywoman Blanca Rubio, D-Baldwin Park, has been appointed as the first Latina chair of the Assembly’s human services committee, her office announced Tuesday
The committee oversees child welfare services, foster care, CalWORKs, developmental disabilities services, adult protective services and other human services programs.
Rubio, who was elected to her first term in November, was appointed to the . . . → Read More: San Gabriel Valley Assemblywoman Blanca Rubio appointed first Latina chair of human services committee