Post Tagged with: "Pew Research Center"

Registering NYC Muslims to Vote
New York area Muslim groups are joining a nationwide effort to register thousands of Muslims to vote, hoping to get the total registered to 1 million by Election Day.

Registering NYC Muslims to Vote

New York area Muslim groups are joining a nationwide effort to register thousands of Muslims to vote, hoping to get the total registered to 1 million by Election Day.

Tanzanian Peter Mushi (left), priest at Saint Cecilia's Church in East Harlem, and Filipina Gena Brillantes (right) a community organizer, have both learned Spanish in efforts to bridge the gap with the Latino communities they serve. (Photo via El Diario-La Prensa)

Preaching the Faith en Español

Latino, Religion December 3, 2013 at 1:43 pm

Non-Latino priests and others who serve largely Hispanic congregations have learned Spanish to better serve the community, reports El Diario-La Prensa.

Generational shifts, moderate voices and intercultural marriages characterize Jewish Americans in the first comprehensive and independent survey of the community. (Photo by asterix611, Creative Commons license)

Forward Dissects Major Report on US Jews

A Pew survey on Jewish Americans has found members of the community turning away from conservative factions as growing numbers step away from the religion and marry outside of the faith. An editorial in The Jewish Daily Forward lays out proposals to sustain the future of the community.

Dr. Elnora Calimlim and Dr. Jefferson Calimlim in a November 2006 photo at the U.S. District Court in Milwaukee.  (Via jsonline.com)

Voices in Focus: A Pair of Former Doctors Deported for Slavery

Crime, Education July 3, 2012 at 4:49 pm

Today we have news of a debate over equity in New York City schools; a call for adoption within the African-American community; plans for Salvadorean expatriates to vote in their country’s 2014 presidential elections; more from a controversial study about Asian-Americans; deported slave-holders; and sad news about two independent bookstores.

May Day Immigrant Rights March, Los Angeles (Photo from Creative Commons/Korean Resource Center via Colorlines)

Asian-Americans Reject ‘Model Minority’ Image Painted by Pew Report

Asian, Demographics June 25, 2012 at 5:23 pm

Asian-American advocates took issue with a recent Pew Research Center report that described them as the highest-earning and most-educated group in America, a portrayal which they argue ignores the disparities among Asian-Americans, Colorlines reports.