Latinos Contacted by Campaign or Candidates Nearly Twice as Likely to Vote Early in Election 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – One week before voters head to the polls for the 2018 midterm elections, the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund and Latino Decisions released the results of the ninth wave of its ten-week national tracking poll of Latino registered voters. Results from the ninth week of the NALEO Educational Fund/Latino Decisions National Weekly Political Tracking Poll offer exclusive insights into the Latino electorate this year, including early voting rates, political activity participation, campaign and party outreach, and more. Each week a fresh sample of 250 registered voters is added and combined with the previous 250 interv

Texas Latino Voters Still Being Ignored Three Weeks Out from Election 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Less than three weeks before Latino voters head to the polls for the 2018 midterm elections, the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund and Latino Decisions released toplines and Texas crosstabs for the seventh wave of its ten-week national tracking poll of Latino registered voters. Results from the seventh week of the NALEO Educational Fund/Latino Decisions Weekly Political Tracking Poll offer exclusive insights into the Latino electorate nationwide this year, including newly released crosstabs that breaks down data for surveyed Latino voters in Texas by age, gender, voter propensity status, and more. Latino Decisions

The Texas Association for Domestic Relations Offices is Coming to the Mountains

Lubbock, Texas – October 15, 2018 – For the first time ever, the Texas Association of Domestic Relations Offices (TADRO) is having their annual conference in Lubbock beginning October 16, 2018 and concluding on the October 18, 2018. The Office of Dispute Resolution (ODR) for Lubbock County, a division of the courts for Lubbock County, will host the event at the Overton Hotel and Conference Center. Employees from eleven counties will learn about a number of different topics that could impact various services provided Domestic Relations Offices. On Wednesday, the Association will recognize US Senator John Cornyn with a special award for his efforts in working with federal officials in pr

2018 OneBook: Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya - Sparking Reading & Discussion

Latino Lubbock Magazine is proud to be a OneBook LBK partner featuring the 2018 OneBook: Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya. OneBook LBK is a community-wide reading program of LHUCA sparking creative and meaningful discussion. Participants read the selected book and are encouraged to form groups or clubs to discuss issues and topics the book raises. Readers can register their own groups and meet independently. Readers are also encouraged to attend group discussions hosted by LHUCA and OneBook Community Partners, such as Latino Lubbock Magazine. Latino Lubbock Magazine invites you to join our group. Free books for those interested in the LLM group discussion can email christymartinez@latinolub

Women’s Group Names Sam Carrillo Fields (Running for State Rep. in Texas’ 84th District) As a Top Tr

UltraViolet PAC, a leading national women’s group, with more than 1.1 million members in Colorado has named Samantha Carrillo Fields, who is running for State Representative in Texas’ 84th District, as one of their top 10 trailblazing women candidates to watch in 2018. The announcement, coupled with UltraViolet PAC’s endorsement comes just months after UltraViolet PAC named the “Top 16 Worst Candidates for Women in 2018,” and is part of a larger effort by the group to outline what it means for a candidate to be on the side of women this election cycle. Carrillo Fields is one of 10 women running for State office to be endorsed by UltraViolet PAC this year. VIEW THE FULL LIST HERE: https://w

Texas Tech Program Hosts Roundtable Discussion on Body Politics The event will highlight issues of d

From the separation of immigrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border to the disproportionately higher incarceration rates for black people than for white people, combined with the ongoing national discussions about sexual assault, and the sometimes contentious interactions between black men and police officers, one group from Texas Tech University finds this an opportune moment to highlight the issues of dignity and justice in body politics. Texas Tech’s Literature, Social Justice and Environment program, part of the Department of English, will host its fall roundtable discussion entitled “Demanding Dignity: A Discourse on Bodies” with four featured panelists at 7 p.m. Wednesday (Oct. 17) in

A Full and Accurate Count of Latinos in Census 2020 is Important to 93 Percent of Latino Voters

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Five weeks before Latino voters head to the polls for the 2018 midterm elections, the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund and Latino Decisions released the results of the fifth wave of its ten-week national tracking poll of Latino registered voters. Results from the fifth week of the NALEO Educational Fund/Latino Decisions National Weekly Political Tracking Poll offer exclusive insights into the Latino electorate this year, including opinions on whether U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross should testify as part of the lawsuit over the addition of a census citizenship question and their level of trust in the Administrat

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