Tag Results for "Hispanic Pride"
In conjunction with National Hispanic Heritage Month, the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs (IDVA) hosted a “A Salute to Latino Veterans” to honor and recognize Latino Veterans in Illinois for their dedicated military service. Governor Pat Quinn also issued a proclamation declaring Friday Latino Veterans Recognition Day in Illinois. continue reading »
Although many of the anti-immigrant aspects of SB1070 have been put on hold, the pressure put on immigrants throughout the US has awakened a sense of Hispanic Pride. The new law has caused many to become more organized, to be more aware of the need to protect their rights. continue reading »