Tag Archives: Latinos

The Medicaid Emergency: Latinos Health at Risk

by Efrain Nieves According to statehealthfacts.org,  27% percent of Latinos receive Medicaid which is the health program available to low income families, primarily children and people with disabilities. It is the largest source of funding for medical and health related services for low income families. What would happen if such a valuable resource would be taken from them? If […]

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CT Latino Youth Group ASPIRA Shuts Down

by Efrain Nieves One of the most important Latino youth groups, ASPIRA has shut its doors in Connecticut. Co-founder of the state Chapter Alma Maya states “The community, I don’t think, believed the problems were so serious, well, on Monday, they got serious” (ctpost.com). Born and raised in CT, I can’t begin to stress the importance of […]

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