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Report calls for fairer treatment of Latino youth in justice system

A new report released by the National Council of La Raza and the Campaign for Youth Justice yesterday finds that the U.S. justice system incarcerates more Latino youth than White youth and treats them more harshly for similar offenses.

Latino community gears up for universal health care fight

CHICAGO -- Thirty- five community and church leaders met in the First Spanish Congregational Church of Chicago to discuss Single Payer Universal Health Care legislation in Illinois and Congress. This was the second meeting of a group of concerned citizens who have begun an informational campaign explaining what and how a universal health system benefits the Latino and other communities.

Honoring Ruben Salazar

Salazar was a Los Angeles Times reporter who covered the Vietnam War and then became news director for the Spanish-language television station KMEX in January 1970.