Larissa Jimenez
Staff Reporter
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‘Our communities need to be a priority’: COVID-19 vaccine rollout in communities of color

Having effective COVID-19 vaccines will do little to end the pandemic if shots are not equitably distributed to reach the communities who need them the […]

An illustration of someone getting a shot.
ULA demands NHPD, City Hall response to death of Jorge Osorio-Caballero

On Jan. 16, Fair Haven resident Jorge Osorio-Caballero was found dead with gunshot wounds in his personal vehicle. Almost two months later, his killer has […]

ULA activists gather on the steps of the NHPD.
Following fraud claim, ULA boycotts local car dealership

Unidad Latina en Acción, or ULA, hosted a boycott rally on Wednesday evening in support of a New Haven resident who claimed that a local […]

ULA, Semilla host Día de Muertos events

New Haven Latino immigrant activist groups, including Unidad Latina en Acción, or ULA, and the Semilla Collective, hosted separate events to celebrate Día de Muertos  — a Mexican and Central […]

Latinx community members urge New Haven to ‘vote against hate’

New Haven, Yale groups host voter registration rally and health summit

A voter registration rally and health summit took place on Sunday afternoon to increase civic engagement in the city ahead of Election Day. Several volunteers […]

New Haven to participate in national school integration, diversity project

Two prominent New Haven institutions will participate in a nationwide initiative that will seek to increase discussion on the effectiveness of school integration and diversification […]

New Haven public schools help English language learners adapt to virtual format

New Haven’s shift to remote education for the start of this year’s fall semester has created disruptions for English language learners, which city teachers, parents […]

Yale cultural centers co-host Afro-Latinx event

On Oct. 16, La Casa Cultural and The Afro-American Cultural Center, or “The House”, hosted Rosa Clemente — a Black Puerto Rican organizer, producer, independent […]

Peabody, JUNTA host month-long Fiesta Latina

On Tuesday afternoon, the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History concluded its 18th annual ¡Fiesta Latina! This year’s monthlong event, which took place through the […]

New Haven groups host Indigenous Peoples’ Day celebrations

This week, several New Haven groups — including Unidad Latina en Acción — hosted celebrations and protests in honor of Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Indigenous Peoples’ […]