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This weekly, bilingual podcast highlights unsung heroes, mostly Hispanic, who are making a difference in their local communities across the United States and Puerto Rico, as volunteers, entrepreneurs, researchers, or advocates for social justice, racial equity, and social change.

Voces For Change Maria Peña

    • Society & Culture
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This weekly, bilingual podcast highlights unsung heroes, mostly Hispanic, who are making a difference in their local communities across the United States and Puerto Rico, as volunteers, entrepreneurs, researchers, or advocates for social justice, racial equity, and social change.

    Latinos helped Biden win, now advocacy groups want him to name a few in his Cabinet

    Latinos helped Biden win, now advocacy groups want him to name a few in his Cabinet

    Kenneth Romero, executive director of the National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators, explains the challenges the incoming Biden Administration will face to fulfill his campaign promises and push his progressive agenda on Capitol Hill.

    • 30 min
    Go out and vote: your life may depend on it, says immigrant rights activist and cancer survivor, Adela De La Torre

    Go out and vote: your life may depend on it, says immigrant rights activist and cancer survivor, Adela De La Torre

    On November 3rd, vote as if your life and health depend on it, because they do, says immigrant rights activist and breast cancer survivor, Adela De La Torre

    • 21 min
    More than 2 million immigrants risk deportation next year. Meet Yanira Arias, an activist trying to stop that.

    More than 2 million immigrants risk deportation next year. Meet Yanira Arias, an activist trying to stop that.

    More than 2.2 million undocumented immigrants face the risk of deportation next year, unless Congress or the White House step in to help them. Salvadoran activist, Yanira Arias, explains the different scenarios for next year, regardless of who wins the presidential race in November.

    • 26 min
    Epidemiologist Oscar Franco discusses the progress and hurdles in the ongoing battle against COVID-19

    Epidemiologist Oscar Franco discusses the progress and hurdles in the ongoing battle against COVID-19

    Epidemiologist Oscar Franco describes the current outlook in the fight against COVID-19.

    • 21 min
    A whistleblower alleges unauthorized hysterectomies in ICE detention

    A whistleblower alleges unauthorized hysterectomies in ICE detention

    DHS is investigating a whistleblower complaint alleging forced sterilization procedures performed on migrant detainees at an ICE facility in Georgia

    • 21 min
    The myth of the mail-in vote fraud

    The myth of the mail-in vote fraud

    Interview with Charles Stewart, a political analyst and expert on elections at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, who debunks the myth of the mail-in vote fraud, and describes possible escenarios after November 3rd.

    • 16 min

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