Latino Victory Fund is proud to announce the endorsement of 22 candidates in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Minnesota, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, Puerto Rico, and Texas! These dedicated public servants have worked tirelessly for their communities. The presence of these leaders in elected office will transform the course of the Latino communities across the country and our nation. We’re proud to endorse their candidacies and to stand with them to ensure they win in November.
Felicia French, Arizona State Senate, District 06
A statement of solidarity from Nathalie Rayes, President & CEO, and Team Latino Victory
Between the pervasive acts of violence against Black people at the hands of the police, the global health crisis threatening the lives and livelihoods of millions, and a president that further stokes the flames of hate and violence, the past week has been one of grief, pain, and rightful anger.
We are heartbroken, we are outraged, but above all — we are here for our Black brothers and sisters which include our Afro-Latino family.
Across the country, we’ve seen Black Americans clamor for justice in protest…
Today, as the President of the United States continues to promote divisiveness in this country, Latino leaders nationwide send a message of unity and solidarity with the African American community. Congresswoman Debbie Mucarsel-Powell and local leaders in the African American community call for equitable access to COVID-19 testing and medical care in communities of color. The Hispanic Caucus demands DHS and ICE to halt deportations of unaccompanied children and guarantee due process protections. L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti joins bipartisan groups of mayors testifying before the House subcommittee on coronavirus response. …
Today, as the country mourns the murder of George Floyd, Latino leaders across the country demonstrate their solidarity with his family, the African American community and those who are calling for action. House Democrats demand the Trump administration stop rushing through deportations of migrant children. Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García pushes for United, Delta & Jet Blue not to reduce worker hours. In today’s edition of Latino Leaders Combat COVID-19 | 05/28/20, learn more about what current and former Latino Victory candidates and allies are doing to combat COVID-19.
Today, as members of Congress return to Washington D.C. for important votes, Latino leaders continue to push for legislation to protect the interest of our community. El Paso Congresswoman Veronica Escobar talks about the federal response to the coronavirus outbreak. The Florida congressional delegation backs making 988 a national suicide hotline In today’s edition of Latino Leaders Combat COVID-19 | 05/27/20, learn more about what current and former Latino Victory candidates and allies are doing to combat COVID-19.
Today, as the country celebrated Memorial Day, Latino leaders showed their respect for our veteran community. Congressman Darren Soto attended a Memorial Day drive-by ceremony at a Florida cemetery, where hundreds of veterans are laid to rest. Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez joined efforts in writing to the Small Business Administration and the U.S. Department of Treasury calling for housing co-ops to be eligible for PPP. In today’s edition of Latino Leaders Combat COVID-19 | 05/26/20, learn more about what current and former Latino Victory candidates and allies are doing to combat COVID-19.
Today, as the U.S.Senate tells Congress there is not going to be any negotiation of the HEROES Act until the third week of June, Latino leaders returned to their congressional districts to combat COVID-19. Congressman Joaquín Castro raised the alarm over the deportation of Héctor García Mendoza in an apparent violation of his right to due process and a court order preventing his removal. A young Texas Latina county leader is fending off political backlash for her tough COVID-19 measures. …
Today, as Republicans continue to hold the HEROES Act in the United States Senate, Latino leaders in Congress continue to introduce legislation that would protect our community from COVID-19. Congressman Gil Cisneros is leading a bipartisan push for Defense and Health and Human Services secretaries to use their existing authority to prioritize buying medical supplies from small businesses. Congressman Joaquin Castro called for the United States to halt deportations during the COVID-19 pandemic. In today’s edition of Latino Leaders Combat COVID-19 | 05/21/20, learn more about what current and former Latino Victory candidates and allies are doing to combat COVID-19.
Today, Latino leaders across the nation continue to combat COVID-19 at every opportunity. Attorney General Xavier Becerra calls on auto manufacturers to ensure consumers timely vehicle lease returns during the COVID-19 pandemic. Harlem Rep. Adriano Espaillat and others call on the Senate to pass the Heroes Act without delay. Congressman Jimmy Gómez announces $4.1 million in federal funds for air quality improvement projects. In today’s edition of Latino Leaders Combat COVID-19 | 05/20/20, learn more about what current and former Latino Victory candidates and allies are doing to combat COVID-19.
Today, as Republicans put the breaks on new coronavirus stimulus spending, Latino leaders in Congress continue to put forward legislation to combat COVID-19. U.S. Senator Bob Menendez officially introduced a $500 billion SMARTFund which will help our states and cities recover from COVID-19. U.S. Rep Antonio Delgado urges HHS to distribute overdue funding to nursing homes & long-term care facilities. In today’s edition of Latino Leaders Combat COVID-19 | 05/19/20, learn more about what current and former Latino Victory candidates and allies are doing to combat COVID-19.