Prospero Latino CEO Jose Parra made the following statement today following the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, outlawing abortion in the United States: “Today, reproductive rights have been dealt a fatal blow. No governor, lawmaker, justice, or politician should have a say in what women do with their bodies, especially those from […]
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The day before Earth Day, the American Lung Association released its “State of the Air” 2022 report, which revealed that more than 40% of Americans live in places with unhealthy levels of particle pollution or ozone.
I don’t think I ever saw Harry M. Reid make a decision without first checking with his moral compass. He was a practical man who made his decisions with his feet on the ground, but he always also followed his conscience.
José Dante Parra, the former adviser to U.S Senator Harry Reid, spoke with Julio Sánchez Cristo of La W about the Senator’s legacy and his support for compromise and dialogue as opposed to the polarization and intransigence of today’s political climate.
My paternal grandfather had a hurtful saying: “Not even my horse is Black, because I’ll lose him at night.” But as life in the land of magical realism would have it, he went on to have several mixed-raced grandchildren. While Dad does not remember any of his mixed-race nephews visiting Abuelo José before he died, […]
Local bilingual strategic communications agency and Northern Virginia nonprofit aim to build off culinary program’s early success in job-skill training for unemployed individuals of color Washington, DC — ProsperoLatino and local Northern Virginia nonprofit, La Cocina VA (LCVA), have joined forces to expand the organization’s signature culinary training program which provides job skills and placement […]
Following Gabriel García-Márquez’s death in 2014, José Dante Parra penned an op-ed for the Miami Herald, which is reposted below. Photo: Carlos Duque After reading Gabriel García Márquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude for the first time in 1993, only these words fully describe what I felt: “I am somebody!” It was my senior year […]
WASHINGTON, DC – On Wednesday, January 6, 2020 radical supporters of President Donald Trump ransacked the Capitol in an attempt to subvert the will of the voters in the 2020 election. The insurrection took place when Congress and Vice President Mike Pence were gathered to affirm President-elect Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory. Prospero Latino CEO […]
The Democratic Party is relying on Donald Trump’s anti-immigrant rhetoric to drive up Latino turnout this fall. But while conventional wisdom holds that most new Latino voters will register as Democrats, an increasing number in California — a key state in the battle over immigration — are actually opting out of the two-party system altogether, […]