Post Tagged with: "Hudson Valley"

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When ICE Went to Mariana’s House

Immigration, Metro Area, Mexican July 19, 2018 at 10:16 am

A La Voz reporter offers an intimate account of the harrowing experience of being arrested by ICE, as told by a Mexican woman in the Hudson Valley whose husband was deported.

Mariel Fiori (Photo via La Voz)

Opinion: Asking Hudson Valley Police to Fulfill Sanctuary Resolution

Immigration, New York, Opinion, Police April 4, 2018 at 3:17 pm

In an editorial piece, the editor of La Voz talks about how Hudson Valley pro-immigrant and community groups are pressuring the Kingston police department to fulfill procedures from a sanctuary city resolution that was signed a year ago, La Voz reports.

Antonio Flores-Lobos and Mariel Fiori (Photo by Manuel Blas via La Voz)

La Voz Launches Daily Radio Show in Kingston

Media, Metro Area February 5, 2018 at 4:55 pm

Editors of the Hudson Valley magazine La Voz started a daily radio show at WKNY Radio Kingston, which switched its programming from commercial music to community-oriented, La Voz reports.

Oak Pizzeria Napoletana (Photo via La Voz)

In the Hudson Valley, ‘Workers Here are Very Worried’

Food, Immigration, Labor, New York September 1, 2017 at 4:37 pm

A pizzeria owner in the Hudson Valley speaks to La Voz about how a local ICE raid affected the restaurant.

Ingrid Sánchez Eger (Photo via La Voz)

Costa Rican Immigrant Puts Out Many Fires In Poughkeepsie

Labor, Latino, New York June 14, 2017 at 12:25 pm

The first Latina to serve as president of the Dutchess County Volunteer Firemen’s Association in Poughkeepsie, Ingrid Sánchez-Eger from Costa Rica, is also a local radio personality and community leader, La Voz reports.

Jean-Louis Bourgeois at a Native American naming ceremony in his honor in Cold Spring, New York in late May. (Image courtesy of the author via Tablet)

Jewish Activist Honored in Native Ceremony

Jewish, Native American, New York June 12, 2017 at 2:32 pm

A prominent member of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe led a naming ceremony in the Hudson Valley in honor of Jewish activist Jean-Louis Bourgeois for his contributions to the Dakota Access Pipeline protests, reports Tablet.

First Tango Festival Arrives in Hudson Valley

First Tango Festival Arrives in Hudson Valley

Culture, Metro Area May 18, 2017 at 1:16 pm

The first Hudson Valley Tango Festival will take place Memorial Day weekend in Kingston, La Voz reports.

View of the Hudson River in winter. (Photo by Natalie Schuman via La Voz)

An Immigrant Woman’s Testimony

Immigration, Labor, New York March 16, 2017 at 12:45 pm

La Voz offers a first-person testimony of an immigrant woman in the Hudson Valley who has fulfilled her dream of earning a diploma in the U.S. after struggling with domestic violence as a child and a life of discrimination and harassment as an undocumented person.

Tatiana Rojas at her Kingston High School main office. (Photo by Antonio Flores-Lobos via La Voz)

Tatiana Rojas: Bringing Two Worlds Together One Student at a Time

Central American, Education, New York March 15, 2017 at 2:06 pm

From her job at Kingston City School District schools, Tatiana Rojas has become an indispensable link between the recently-arrived unaccompanied minors from Central America in the Hudson Valley and the school district’s teachers, psychologists and social workers, La Voz reports.

Mariel Fiori (Photo via La Voz)

Opinion: The Latino Resistance

Immigration, Latino, New York, Opinion March 13, 2017 at 2:39 pm

An editorial in La Voz thanks the president “for having awakened so many people sleeping in indifference, or in the feeling of helplessness.”

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Sanctuary Movements in the Hudson Valley

Immigration, New York February 9, 2017 at 6:04 pm

The election of Donald Trump has prompted efforts to establish sanctuary cities and campuses, including in the Hudson Valley, reports La Voz.

Mariel Fiori, managing editor of La Voz. (Photo via La Voz)

Opinion: ‘We Need to Hold on to Whatever We Can’

Latino, New York, Opinion, Politics May 4, 2016 at 11:15 am

In this editorial, the editor of La Voz reflects on a recent meeting with congressmen in the Hudson Valley, and says people should “use democracy as it should be used.”

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Little Oaxaca: How Mexican Immigrants Revived Poughkeepsie

Business, Mexican, New York December 7, 2016 at 1:37 pm

The rising Mexican population in the Hudson Valley, coupled with the success of the Guelaguetza Festival, has been instrumental in the revitalization of Poughkeepsie, now nicknamed “Little Oaxaca,” Diario de Mexico reports.

(Collage de Micah Blumenthal via La Voz)

O Positive: A Festival of Art, Health and Community

Culture, Health, Latino, Metro Area October 6, 2016 at 5:02 pm

O+, a festival for arts and health professionals that will run in the Hudson Valley until Sunday, features a mural by Latina graffiti legend Lady Pink, La Voz reports.

(Photo by Pablo Quiñónez via Diario de México)

Mexicans Celebrate Guelaguetza in Poughkeepsie

Culture, Metro Area, Mexican, Video August 9, 2016 at 2:07 pm

Diario de México offers a video of the traditional Mexican celebration of Guelaguetza in Poughkeepsie, New York.