Assemblymember, organizations call for more action on health care

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Riverside and San Bernardino County organizers united on May 15 to speak about their concerns over Gov. Jerry Brown’s May Revise budget.

The Wall of Poverty–the phrase used by some to describe the lack of government investment into social programs –has caused social action organizations in Riverside and San Bernardino County to raise concerns over Governor Jerry Brown’s state budget proposal. On Friday May 15, members of the California Partnership (CAP), the…

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Book focuses on Chicano/Latino empowerment

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UC Riverside Ethnic Studies and Political Science professor Armando Navarro holding his new book, "Mexicano and Latino Politics and the Quest for Self-determination: What Needs to be Done."

The Viva Yo Hispanic epoch is one full of complacency, apathy, and fragmentation, according to UC Riverside Ethnic Studies and Political Science professor Armando Navarro. Despite being 57 million Latinos strong (which approximately 68-percent are of Mexican descent), the 73-year-old believes Chicanos/Latinos have become “ahistorical and apolitical.” “This is despite…

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