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This past weekend, the Illinois General Assembly unveiled a $50 billion dollar budget for FY24. The state budget serves as a powerful tool to allocate resources and address pressing needs. Illinois Unidos commends the efforts of the Illinois General Assembly and...
Addressing the Needs of Latino Communities and the Role of ‘Promotores de Salud,’ 3 Years Into the COVID-19 Pandemic
https://news.wttw.com/2023/03/25/addressing-needs-latino-communities-and-role-promotores-de-salud-3-years-covid-19 More than 2,300 Latino Chicagoans have died from COVID-19 since March 2020, according to data from the Chicago Department of Public Health. “This was a...
Workplace Safety and Health of Workers Is Crucial to State’s Economic Recovery
Paid Leave in Illinois
Earlier this month, Illinois became only the third state to pass a mandatory Paid Time off law. Our state’s “Paid Leave for All Workers Act” is such a significant win for Illinoisans, particularly the 1.5 million workers who have no access to any paid sick time...
Feds Prepare to Shift Costs of COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines, and Treatments
Fighting COVID-19 has included the distribution of trillions of dollars to states, counties, and municipal governments, and federal funds have provided free testing, vaccines, and treatment intervention. The infusion of government money has benefited the nation,...
A ‘Great Resignation’ Not Due to Latinos:
Latinos Still Working the Essential Jobsand Earning Too Little A-Great-Resignation-Not-Due-to-Latinos-LPF-MPC-ReportDownload
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Advocacy Training Strengthens Latino Voice in State’s Public Policy Arena
July 2022 In early September, Illinois Unidos and the Latino Policy Forum will offer a two-part advocacy training to Illinois Unidos members. Two training sessions will help IU members grow their knowledge, increase their understanding of the parameters for...
COVID-19 vaccination for children ages 6 months and older is critical to help protect them from severe illness, especially those at higher risk for COVID-19, like some racial and ethnic groups and children with disabilities. Learn more about the most recent vaccine information to protect children in CDC’s free July 29 webinar, from 1:30-3 pm ET: https://www.cdc.gov/protect-children
Enough is Enough: Illinois Needs New Gun Safety Laws
(July 7, 2022 - Chicago) On behalf of the members of Illinois Latino Agenda 2.0 and our respectiveorganizations, we are once again grief-stricken and outraged by the gun violence epidemic shatteringthe lives of families and crippling our communities with fear.Our...