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Black and Latino Amazon Drivers File Discrimination Class Action

BLACK AND LATINO DRIVERS FILE CLASS ACTION DISCRIMINATION COMPLAINTS AGAINST AMAZON Complaints Allege Amazon Illegally Fired Drivers Based On Overly Stringent Background Checks A group of eight Black and Latino former Amazon drivers filed class action complaints today with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD), charging that Amazon illegally discriminated against them and other similarly-situated

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Fighting Local Immigration Enforcement in Bristol and Plymouth Counties

This week, the sheriffs of Bristol and Plymouth counties in Massachusetts agreed to enforce federal immigration officials. In an era of scarce resources, it is fiscally irresponsible to divert local resources and funds to federal immigration enforcement. When state and local police are co-opted into federal immigration enforcement, the public will associate police with immigration.

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Three Months After The Orlando Shooting

“As a gay Latino, I was deeply saddened by the massacre that took place in a Latino LGBT space in Orlando” said Iván Espinoza-Madrigal, the executive director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice to the Rainbow Times. “The bottom line is that we can’t talk about Orlando as an LGBT incident

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Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

LCCR celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month with Get Konnected, El Mundo, ALPFA Boston, MassVOTE, Conexion Latino, and the Mexican Consulate at the Federal Reserve Bank in Boston on September 29, 2015. As part of the celebration, LCCR’s Executive Director Iván Espinoza-Madrigal addressed the growing importance of Latino representation and inclusion in a dynamic panel discussion.

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