An easy way to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey

Posted by on Aug 29, 2017 in Call-to-Action, General

An easy way to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey

GritoBlast!  Hurricane Harvey is breaking all kinds of records for the amount of rainfall, destruction, and the number of people forced from their homes. Harvey has broken the record for the greatest amount of rain recorded from a single tropical storm or hurricane in the continental United States, with more than 4 feet of rain.  An estimate from the analytics firm CoreLogic showed that Harvey, which is now a tropical storm, could cause as much as $40 billion total in...

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Call-2-Action: Sign petition to demand President Trump not pardon Joe Arpaio

Posted by on Aug 22, 2017 in Call-to-Action, General

Call-2-Action: Sign petition to demand President Trump not pardon Joe Arpaio

GritoBlast!  — The Department of Justice, Amnesty International, and the courts have all found former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio guilty of gross violations of human rights. For 24 years, and under the mask of attempting to crack down on undocumented immigrants, Arpaio terrorized thousands of Latinos, including tourists, legal residents, and U.S. citizens in Maricopa County, AZ. On July 31st, Arpaio was found guilty of violating the constitutional rights of...

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“Latino Calendar” shares positive stories about Latinos every day

Posted by on Aug 14, 2017 in Announcements, General

“Latino Calendar” shares positive stories about Latinos every day

GritoBlast! — College completion rates among Latinos, while improving, are still astronomically low across the country. According to some of the most recent statistics, only 15 percent of Latinos have a bachelor’s degree or higher. The problem is that young Latinos are not being totally empowered or inspired through their education. There remains an over-saturation of Latinos represented as drug dealers, gang members, or athletes in media outlets. But when young people see...

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