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Black and Latino working families are twice as likely as others to be low-income  The conventional reasoning is that a rising tide lifts all boats, and that an economic recovery will eventually benefit all. But there are some things to consider as economists and politicians celebrate an end to the Great Recession: Latinos and Blacks are getting a smaller share of the benefits of the upturn, the gap between the haves and have nots is greater now than before the recession, and the future of…

Black and Latino working families are twice as likely as others to be low-income

Silicon Valley subcontracting makes income inequality worse, report finds  It’s not that there aren’t Latinos doing fantastic work in tech, it’s that Silicon Valley, try as it may to change, is still blind to commiunities of color. So the biggest growth in Silicon Valley jobs is in gardenrers, drivers and the like, with low wages and no healthcare.

Blacks, Latinos Dominate Silicon Valley’s ‘Invisible Workforce’ Who said there were no Latinos in Silicon Valley?

Latinos future depends on many choices  Deciding to register with the Selective Service is a key step for young men. It's the law.

Latinos future depends on many choices Deciding to register with the Selective Service is a key step for young men. It's the law.

What Latino voters care about more than immigration  Latinos lost more wealth and jobs during the meltdown of 2008 and the Great Recession than any other group. Latinos want an opportunity to regain what they lost.

What Latino voters care about more than immigration Latinos lost more wealth and jobs during the meltdown of 2008 and the Great Recession than any other group. Latinos want an opportunity to regain what they lost.

How Much a Down Payment Costs in 34 Different Metro Areas in the U.S.

How Much a Down Payment Costs in 34 Different Metro Areas in the U.S.

Big Gap In Latino Home Ownership: New Study The salient statistic in this report is that 4 million Latinos say they want to own a home, but only millon can afford one.

Internet Tiered Pricing will Hamper Latinos  I was asked to write an op-ed on Latinos and net neutrality for the Houston Chronicle. This is what I wrote. It was published last Sunday.

Internet Tiered Pricing will Hamper Latinos I was asked to write an op-ed on Latinos and net neutrality for the Houston Chronicle. This is what I wrote. It was published last Sunday.

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler: This Is How We Will Ensure Net Neutrality  This is huge for the Latino community, for Latino education, jobs, advancement.

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler: This Is How We Will Ensure Net Neutrality This is huge for the Latino community, for Latino education, jobs, advancement.

Economic Analysts Predict Latinos Will Account for 40 Percent of US Employment Increase Over Next 5 Years  How do you know when the story of the transformational energy of the Latino community is gaining traction? When international investment strategists begin talking about it.

Economic Analysts Predict Latinos Will Account for 40 Percent of US Employment Increase Over Next 5 Years

Facebook, ‘Trump effect’ may boost Latino impact on election  What’s cool about this column from the Dallas Morning News’s Mercedes Olivera is that as you read it you’re proving her point. Check it out. VL (2.5 minute read)

Facebook, ‘Trump effect’ may boost Latino impact on election What’s cool about this column from the Dallas Morning News’s Mercedes Olivera is that as you read it you’re proving her point. Check it out. VL (2.5 minute read)

Latino immigrants changing the face of rural populations  I remeber helping to organize voter registration drives in Aspen and Telluride. Even back in 2004 Latinos there were service workers, invisible to the “mainstream” community.

Latino immigrants changing the face of rural populations I remeber helping to organize voter registration drives in Aspen and Telluride. Even back in 2004 Latinos there were service workers, invisible to the “mainstream” community.

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