Asociados de COMEXI sobre la importancia del voto latino:
"Los mexicanos en EU son mayoría. Según el censo de 2010, con casi 50 millones de latinos, los mexicanos son 63% de la población hispana y 10% del total de la de EU. México cuenta en el voto y eso no importa.
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Documentos de interés:
Matt A. Barreto
Dr. Matt A. Barreto is an Associate Professor in political science at the University of Washington, Seattle and the director of the Washington Institute for the Study of Ethnicity and Race. Barreto is a founding principal of Latino Decisions. He received his Ph.D. in political science from the University of California, Irvine in 2005.
His research has been published in the American Political Science Review, Political Research Quarterly, Social Science Quarterly, Public Opinion Quarterly, and other peer reviewed journals. He is the author of the book, Ethnic Cues: The role of shared ethnicity in Latino political behavior published by the University of Michigan Press in 2010, and has just finished a book manuscript co-authored with Christopher Parker, Change We Can't Believe In: Exploring the Sources and Consequences of Tea Party Support, under contract with Princeton University Press, to be published in 2012.
In 2008, Barreto was a co-principal investigator (with Gary Segura) of the American National Election Study Latino oversample, which included the first ever-Spanish language translation of the ANES and the first ever oversample of Latino voters. In 2010, he was appointed to the ANES Board of Overseers.
Arturo Vargas is the Executive Director of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials, a national membership organization of Latino policymakers and their supporters governed by a 27-member Board of Directors. Arturo also serves as Executive Director of the NALEO Educational Fund, an affiliated national nonprofit organization that strengthens American democracy by promoting the full participation of Latinos in civic life.
The NALEO Educational Fund’s programmatic activities include U.S. citizenship outreach and assistance, civic participation and integration, voter engagement, technical assistance to elected and appointed Latino officials, research on Latino demographic and electoral trends, and policy analysis and advocacy on access to the democratic process. Headquartered in Los Angeles, the NALEO Educational Fund is governed by a 15-member Board of Directors, maintains offices in Houston, New York, Orlando, and Washington, D.C., and has an annual budget of million.
Prior to joining NALEO, Arturo was Vice President for Community Education and Public Policy of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund where he supervised and directed MALDEF’s community education and leadership development programs. His prior positions at MALDEF included Director of Outreach and Policy where he coordinated the organization’s 1991 redistricting efforts which led to an historic increase in the number of Latinos serving in the California legislature. Before that, Arturo directed MALDEF’s National 1990 Census Program, an award-winning national outreach and public policy effort to promote a full count of the Latino population. Before joining MALDEF, Arturo was the senior education policy analyst at the National Council of La Raza in Washington, D.C. Arturo is a nationally recognized expert in Latino demographic trends, electoral participation, voting rights, the Census, and redistricting.
Arturo presently serves on the boards of Zero Divide, the Independent Sector, and the Alliance for a Better Community. He also serves on the 2010 Census Advisory Committee, appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce.
Arturo has received Hispanic Magazine’s Hispanic Achievement Award for Community Service, the National Federation of Hispanic Owned Newspapers’ Leadership Award, the National Association for Bilingual Education President’s Award, the City University of New York’s Civic Leadership Award, Univision’s Community Service Corazon Award, and the National School Board Association’s Hispanic Caucus Abrazo Award. He has been included in Hispanic Business Magazine’s List of 100 Hispanic Influentials twice, and has been named one of the 101 most influential Latinos five times by Latino Leaders Magazine.
Arturo holds a masters degree in Education and a bachelor’s degree in History and Spanish from Stanford University. He is from Los Angeles, and was born in El Paso, Texas.
Gary M. Segura
Gary M. Segura is a Professor of American Politics and Chair of Chicano/a-Latino/a Studies at Stanford University. His work focuses on issues of political representation, and on the accessibility of government and politics to America’s growing Latino minority. He is also a principal in the polling firm Latino Decisions™. Among his most recent publications are “Su Casa Es Nuestra Casa: Latino Politics Research and the Development of American Political Science,” (2007), in the American Political Science Review, “Race and the Recall: Racial Polarization in the California Recall Election,” (2008) in the American Journal of Political Science, Latino Lives in America: Making It Home (2010, Temple University Press), "The Future is Ours:" Minority Politics, Political Behavior, and the Multiracial Era of American Politics, (2011, Congressional Quarterly Press) and Latinos in the New Millennium: An Almanac of Opinion, Behavior, and Policy Preferences (2012, Cambridge University Press.) Segura is one of three Principal Investigators of the 2012 American National Election Studies, in 2009-10 was the President of the Midwest Political Science Association, and is President-elect of the Western Political Science Association. In 2010, he was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Monica Lozano is Executive Director of ImpreMedia, the largest Spanish-language news publisher in the U.S. She has been published in La Opinión (Los Angeles), La Prensa (Orlanda), Rumbo (Houston), El Mensajero (San Francisco), El Diario (New York), and La Raza (Chicago), among others.
She has over 25 years of experience in Spanish language media. She previously served as Senior Vice President of ImpreMedia publishing group and CEO of La Opinion newspaper.
In 2011 She was named Media Executive of the Year by the Association of Hispanic Advertising Agencies (AHAA) and Hispanicad.com. She was also named by Adweek magazine as one of the ten most influential Hispanic media executives in the US.
Mark Hugo Lopez
Mark Hugo Lopez is the Associate Director of the Pew Hispanic Center where he studies the attitudes and opinions of Latinos, the political engagement of Latinos and Latino youth. Lopez coordinates the Center’s national surveys. Additionally, he currently serves as a Visiting Professor at the University of Maryland’s School of Public Policy and as a member of the American Economic Association’s Committee on the Status of Minority Groups in the Economics Profession (CSMGEP). Prior to joining the Pew Hispanic Center, Lopez was the Research Director of the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) where he studied the civic engagement of young people.
Lopez received his Ph.D. in economics from Princeton University in 1996. He joined the Pew Hispanic Center in January of 2008.