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Companies say they want diversity. So why are Latinos left off corporate boards?

Congratulations to our own Maritza Avila, AMAE Oxnard Board Member, who was newly elected as NEA (National Educators Association) Director for District 5 this weekend. She will be serving and representing our students, our members, and our communities at the national level. We are very proud of her. Adelante Maritza.

AMAE congratulates President-Elect Biden’s nominee, Attorney General Xavier Becerra, to lead HHS. We are proud of Mr. Becerra, a former AMAE scholarship recipient, and his work representing the millions of families in California.

Xavier Becerra served 12 terms in Congress, representing Los Angeles, before becoming the attorney general of California in 2017.

Biden Picks Xavier Becerra to Lead Health and Human Services
The selection of Mr. Becerra, the California attorney general, is a surprise. If confirmed, he will face a daunting challenge in leading the department at a critical moment in the pandemic.

Judge Orders Government to Fully Reinstate DACA Program

A June demonstration in San Diego in support of beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
Up to 300,000 additional undocumented immigrants could be allowed to apply for protection from deportation under a new court ruling. President Trump had sought to cancel the program.

Cal State System votes to require ethnic studies class

Family Claims H.S. Principal Went Ballistic

UC admits most diverse class ever, led by Latino students – Los Angeles Times


Ethnic studies or multicultural education?

Famed Chicano author Rudolfo Anaya dies at age 82

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