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Redes En Acción is dedicated to reducing Latino cancer with a national network of community groups, researchers, government health agencies and the public. Core activities include research, training, and stimulating awareness of cancer and resources in Latino communities.

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Latinos Rise to Record-High 18.9% of U.S. Population

Tuesday, July 19, 2022 - 07:40

The U.S. Latino population has risen to 62,647,044, representing 18.9% of the nation’s population, according to new Census Bureau estimates.

Cesar Ramirez: From Honduras to DACA, on a Mission to Be a Doctor Who Cares

Friday, June 24, 2022 - 07:48

Shiny cars screeching down the road. Grocery stores filled with bright lights and food-stuffed aisles. TV screens flickering colorfully.
Cesar Ramirez stepped – mesmerized – into American life for the first time as a child.

The Unsung Impact of Latinos on the U.S. Economy

Tuesday, June 21, 2022 - 08:21

Latinos are driving the U.S. economy thanks to a rise in population, workforce participation, entrepreneurship, and economic contributions.
But progress is hampered by COVID-19, discrimination, and wage disparities.

Anti-Immigrant Climate Can Lead to Latino Children’s Increased Anxiety

Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 10:54

Latino immigrant families experience greater threats from a negative immigration climate that can lead to increased anxiety for children and difficulty paying attention in school, according to a new study from the

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