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New Report – OUR STORES, OUR FUTURE – Ending Unsafe Alcohol Retail Practices Can...

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Alcohol Justice, Youth for Justice, and the San Rafael Alcohol and Drug Coalition held a news conference yesterday on the sidewalk in front of United Liquors at the west end ...

DC Statehood: Essential for Abortion Access, Voting Rights, and Racial Justice

A Town Hall with DC Mayor Muriel Bowser and Planned Parenthood Action Fund President Alexis McGill Johnson WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Planned Parenthood Advocates for DC, Maryland, & NoVa (PPADMV) ...

Mexican American Civil Rights Institute Appoints Executive Director

SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 31, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Mexican American Civil Rights Institute (MACRI) named Sarah Zenaida Gould, Ph.D. as the permanent Executive Director of the premier national organization dedicated to chronicling ...

Governing Under the Influence (GUI): California Legislators Take Special Interest Alcohol Money, Choose Profits...

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Aug. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Alcohol Justice, the San Rafael, California-based alcohol industry watchdog and the <a target="_blank"...

For The People Sponsors State Budget and Supports Governor Newsom in Signing $18M California...

OAKLAND, Calif., July 19, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- For The People—the national nonprofit working with prosecutors to remedy unjust sentences—is proud to share that Governor Gavin Newsom has signed the California County ...

2021 UN Correspondents Association Awards for Best Journalistic Coverage of the United Nations and...

WINNERS WILL BE HONORED BY THE UN SECRETARY-GENERAL H.E. ANTÓNIO GUTERRES DECEMBER 2021 (DATE TBD) IN NEW YORK NEW YORK, June 23, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) invites media ...

Government Under the Influence of the Spirits Industry

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., May 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Alcohol Justice, the San Rafael, California-based alcohol industry watchdog and the <a target="_blank"...

The Future of Barbados Does Not Include Waste.

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, May 7, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Waste management is a significant challenge for any society. An appropriate waste management strategy mitigates public health risks, contributes to sustained economic activity, ...

U.S. Army Reveals the People Behind the Uniform in New Animated Film Series

WASHINGTON, May 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army released "The Calling," a new animated film series that profiles the deeply emotional and diverse origin stories of five Soldiers as they make the most important decision of their lives: ...

Norma V. Cantú Selected as Chair of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

WASHINGTON, April 30, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Today, by unanimous vote, Commissioners of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights have concurred in President Joseph R. Biden's appointment of Norma V. Cantú as Chair, marking a ...

Representative Emily Slosberg’s Sexual Assault Kit Tracking Bill Passes Final House Committee, Heads to...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., April 6, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Today, HB 673, Gail's Law, by Representative Emily Slosberg (D–Boca Raton) passed out of the House Judiciary Committee with unanimous,...

Representative Emily Slosberg’s Sexual Assault Kit Tracking Bill Passes Second House Committee

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., March 30, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- HB 673, Gail's Law, by Representative Emily Slosberg (D–Boca Raton) passed out of the House Justice Appropriations Subcommittee with...

If you were exposed to water from the Flint Water Treatment Plant between April...

FLINT, Mich., Feb. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN The deadline to register for the Settlement is March 29, 2021.To learn more, visit <a target="_blank"...

Statement of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health on selection of Janet Woodcock, MD...

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- "Dr. Woodcock's decades of experience, steady leadership, and empathy are the leadership we need at this time in America. Today, the nation's COVID-19 vaccine and therapeutics review ...

Thousands Protest Across Cuba Demanding The Right To Have Rights

MIAMI, Jan. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- <div id="prni_dvprnevid67b2left" title="Thousands Protest Across Cuba Demanding The Right To Have Rights - Protesters have been raising their voices in opposition to ...

As Scammers Leverage Pandemic Fears, FTC and Law Enforcement Partners Crack Down on Deceptive...

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Federal Trade Commission, along with 19 federal, state, and local law enforcement partners today announced a nationwide crackdown on scams that target consumers with fake promises ...

Former Governor of Puerto Rico Statement Regarding Exoneration by Independent Prosecutor

WASHINGTON, Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Former Governor Ricardo Rosselló of Puerto Rico was exonerated today after the commonwealth's Independent Prosecutor (FEI, its acronym in Spanish) released the report on its 16-month ...

Voto Latino Registers 601K Voters And Mobilizing 3.7 million Low-Propensity Voters

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Voto Latino, the nation's premier Latinx voter registration organization, has registered 601,330 voters for the 2020 election cycle. States that allow for same-day registration ...

America Ferrera, Eva Longoria, She Se Puede Launch Nationwide Voting Empowerment Tour During 2020...

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- She Se Puede, a digital lifestyle community and media platform that inspires, affirms, and informs Latinas to leverage our power in a way that transforms our lives, families, and ...

Voto Latino Registers the Most Latinx Voters in History, Surpassing One Million Registered Voters;...

WASHINGTON, Oct. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Today, Voto Latino, the nation's largest Latinx voter registration organization, announced that it has officially registered 1,057,090 Latinx voters to-date, the most ever in history. ...

Tanger Outlets Joins the Civic Alliance to Encourage Participation in November Election, Offers Paid...

GREENSBORO, N.C., Oct. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. (NYSE: SKT), a leader in the outlet industry, announced it has joined the Civic Alliance, a non-partisan coalition of...

Penélope Cruz, Ricky Martin, Salma Hayek, Zoe Saldana, Edgar Ramírez, and Alejandro Sanz Star...

The PSA Urges Voters to Mail Ballots Correctly and ASAP NEW YORK, Oct. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ --  Six of the world's biggest Spanish-speaking celebrities star in a new ad to bring attention to laws that require voters in 16 ...

J. Mario Molina, Physician and Healthcare CEO Launches Digital Platform votercare.org to Mobilize Public...

WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Today, J. Mario Molina physician and former CEO of Molina Healthcare, a fortune 150 company, announced a new online platform votercare.org. aimed at informing voters of the facts on ...

Voto Latino Foundation To Virtually Host 12th Annual Power Summit

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- This year, Voto Latino Foundation will hold its 12th annual Power Summit bringing together top leaders, influencers, and elected officials to provide information and resources to more ...

Federal Judge Certifies Class, Orders Trump Administration to Stop Denying Pandemic Relief Funds to...

OAKLAND, California, Sept. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- On September 24, 2020, Judge Phyllis J. Hamilton of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California issued an Order certifying a nationwide class of people ...

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