Pennsylvania Latinos work to turn huge population gains into political muscle, but still face barriers
Advocates are turning to the redistricting process to secure political power, but legal and systemic roadblocks pose a significant challenge.
As the state eases distancing and mask mandates, health officials are still failing to successfully vaccinate communities that have been disadvantaged from the start.
Data analysis found that Black children were 18% less likely than white children to receive diagnostic imaging during an ER visit. Hispanic children were 13% less likely to have imaging, compared to whites.
The political firm the Latino Victory Fund recently organized an event with former Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg and two candidates running for seats in the state legislature — Democrat Janet Diaz of Lancaster, and Democrat Manuel Guzman of Reading.
The phone at St. Patrick’s, where roughly the majority of parishioners speak Spanish, rang all day long with churchgoers who are ecstatic over the appointment of a Hispanic archbishop.