In Focus: Hispanic Heritage Month
Throughout Hispanic Heritage Month, Comcast Newsmakers commemorates Hispanic American achievement with coverage on key issues including health care, political and economic empowerment, and the journey to citizenship. Explore all eight conversations featured below — spotlighting leaders from LULAC, UnidosUS, the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and more. Segments are also featured on Xfinity On Demand and on social media.
Immigration 101: Understanding the Journey ...
‘The Hispanic Promise’: A Hiring Pledge
A Museum to Honor the American Latino Exper...As of 2017, 58.9 million Hispanics call America home. Efforts are underway to recognize the contributions of America’s Hispanic community through a national museum.
Danny Vargas, Board Chairman for Friends of the National Museum of the American Latino, shares his vision for a Washington, D.C.-based institution.
Hispanic Americans and AIDS: Erasing the St...
Two Years After Hurricane Maria: An Ongoing...In 2017, Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico as a Category 4 storm, causing widespread destruction across the U.S. territory. Two years later, the recovery effort continues.
Laura Esquivel of the Hispanic Federation joins host Nathalia Ortiz to discuss efforts to serve the immediate and long-term needs of families and communities in Puerto Rico.
Economic Security for Latinas: Reducing Pov...While poverty rates among Hispanics have reached historic lows, the middle class is still out of reach for many Hispanic families. What can be done to alleviate income-based challenges within this community?
Jennifer Brown of UnidosUS shares that an increase to the minimum wage and a commitment to equal pay are essential.
Replacing NAFTA: The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Tra...The U.S., Mexico and Canada have reached an agreement to replace NAFTA, the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Ramiro Cavazos, President and CEO of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, discusses how USMCA is similar to — and different than — NAFTA, and details the impacts to Hispanic-owned businesses.
Hispanic American Retirement Crisis
Empowering Latina Business Owners
Census 2020: Averting a Latino Undercount
Census 2020: Accuracy Counts
Terry Minnis of Asian Americans Advancing Justice – AAJC shares how — as Census 2020 approaches — her organization is engaging AAPI communities to push for increased participation.
Pat Tillman: A Legacy of Leadership
Jonathan Due, Director of Programs and Scholarships for the Pat Tillman Foundation, and Ashley Nicolas, a Pat Tillman Scholar, join Paul Lisnek for a discussion about helping soldiers and their spouses transition from combat to college campuses.
Cirque du Soleil LUZIA
Combating Domestic Violence in Illinois
A Story Told By Family Photos
STORIES FROM YOUR REGION
Seeking Opportunities for Civic Engagement
Building Character, Leadership and Providing an EducationElena Russo speaks with Jason Crummett, President, Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington - Prince William County/Manassas Region. They discuss how they provide much more than before and after school care. They discuss how they teach career development skills, healthy lifestyles and leadership skills.
Promoting Community Service to Younger Generations
Bringing New Business to Prince William County
Understanding How Individuals with Disabilities Live Life