Health Disparities and the Coronavirus and Why This Matters for El Pasoans

by Carina Cione, Deziree Jackson, Abby Ferdinando, Jhamiel Prince, Sarah McCarthy, Ernesto Castañeda, and Emma Vetter The coronavirus pandemic has been racialized since its emergence in the United States with some leading political figures, including the President, referring to it as the “Chinese virus.” The conversation thus far has primarily focused on African Americans, and… Read More Health Disparities and the Coronavirus and Why This Matters for El Pasoans

Card Tricks: How El Paso’s 2012 “Quality of Life” Bond Election Got Riddled With Flimflam

Writer and author Debbie Nathan has published an incredible piece of history on how former City Manager Joyce Wilson engineered the creation of the arena in the Quality of Life Bond Projects. Nathan first posted her article on Chucopedia and after wide interest she posted it on her Medium account. This important piece of history… Read More Card Tricks: How El Paso’s 2012 “Quality of Life” Bond Election Got Riddled With Flimflam

Latino Job Loss in the Last Few Months of the Covid-19 Pandemic

By Rogelio Sáenz, Professor, Department of Demography, University of Texas at San Antonio Below you will find the link to my latest monthly blog which I write for the National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders (NALCAB).  The analysis examines employment loss among Latinos throughout the country. The analysis shows that the pandemic has really… Read More Latino Job Loss in the Last Few Months of the Covid-19 Pandemic

Immigrants Are A Drain on The American Economy, So They Say

Immigrants are a drain on the American economy, they say. We seek America for benefits. We are takers and give nothing back. That is what the anti-immigrants say. That is what the anti-immigrants want you to believe. Never mind that immigrants have made America great for generations. Immigrants have have proven this repeatedly, but today… Read More Immigrants Are A Drain on The American Economy, So They Say