The numbers are in: Latinos are going to decide this election. According to the US Census, there are an estimated 518,517 Hispanic or Latino individuals that are eligible to vote in Colorado [i]. 41 percent of those voters are millennials. Nationally, Latino millennials are the fastest growing voter group in the U.S. with a Latino Read more about Millennials Have Power[…]
The smoke has cleared from the flaming political drama that are The National Conventions. We officially have our nominees from President— along with the plagiarized speeches, booing crowds, and shattered glass ceilings that made us tweet like crazy. Conventions are all too often about big name celebrities and buzzwords, and like most things in politics, Read more about Who’s On Your Side?[…]
We know, we know—another election. Who cares? Get in on the action! Your neighbors are voting in the Primary this week so that they can have a say in what goes on in your community, right here in Colorado! We made this pretty cool graphic to give you the 411 on voting in the Primary Election Read more about Primary In Your PJs[…]
Why Denver Pride Still Matters Meet Austin. A young Latino American leader who found his home at Pride. Stories like Austin’s are so important. His story, like those of the Americans that were tragically lost in Orlando, is a reminder that these are not political issues—they are real people with real concerns. We send support and Read more about Why Denver Pride Is STILL Important[…]
Every year, Colorado’s legislature meets from January to May. This year, the House of Representatives and Senate were lead by different parties with opposing ideas. Without cooperation, important bills that could have helped Colorado families get ahead failed, but a few passed that we can raise our glasses to: High school computers — a bill Read more about The Good, the Bad & the Ugly[…]
Why Generation Latino? Why now? For our founder, Maria, it’s personal. Maria Video
Generation Latino has partnered with Protegete to show young Latinos that when it comes to being an environmentalist… Madre Tierra is never far! Conservation is in our blood; it’s from our culture. From the rain forest to the desert, generations of our families have been conserving our mother earth. We have lived off of and loved Read more about The Changing Face of Earth Day[…]
All Work & No Pay Video You work hard, you study, but you still worry that you don’t have enough. It shouldn’t be that way. Young people are working more, but earning less and have fewer opportunities to invest in their communities and their education. Jesus Alaniz & Jesus Cervantes from SEIU Local 105 Read more about All Work & No Pay: Meet Jesus & Jesus[…]
Angela Video Meet Angela Cobian, a teacher turned community organizer from Denver. She tells us what having a college education means to her, how it empowered her students when she taught in the Cole neighborhood, and what education can do for our communities.
Ever wonder what they get up to on Capitol Hill? A lot, it turns out, and you can be a part of it! We made this handy infographic to help you know what’s going on— and where you can get involved.