The New Latino Movement is a volunteer-led organization created by and for progressive Latinos dedicated to empowering, Latino communities through civic engagement. Since its formation in January of 2009, the NLM network has grown to include over 1,000 supporters from 32+ states!
NLM is dedicated to empowering the Latino community by:
* providing training events in community organizing,
* creating networking opportunities for organizers, and
* facilitating communication among Latino organizers.
NLM Photos From NLM's New Latino Movement Political Training Day, Stand with Sotomayor Networking Night, & Sotomayor Watch the Vote Party in Washington, D.C.
8/6/09: Wall Street Journal mentions NLM Sotomayor to Be Confirmed to Supreme Court Today
"A coalition of Latino groups are hosting a watch party at a Washington, D.C., hotel this afternoon to watch the confirmation of the first Hispanic woman to the court. Sponsors include the New Latino Movement, Hispanic Lobbyist Association, LULAC, Hispanic Bar Association, and the National Hispanic Bar Association..." Click here to read article.
8/6/09: Telemundo Covers NLM's Sotomayor Watch the Vote Party Latinos del área celebran confirmación de Sotomayor
"Líderes comunitarios latinos siguieron juntos paso a paso la histórica votación de Sonia Sotomayor en la Corte Suprema de Justicia..." Click "ver video" to view the story.
8/7/09: Washington Post Covers NLM's Sotomayor Watch the Vote Party For Latinos, Confirmation is an Emotional Moment
"At a "vote watch" party held by Latino activists at a hotel bar a few blocks from the Capitol, news of the final Senate tally clinching Sonia Sotomayor's confirmation to the Supreme Court set off whoops and cheers, followed by sustained chants of "Sí, se puede! Sí, se puede!" and "Sonia! Sonia!"..." Click here to read article.
8/9/09: Univision's Al Punto Features NLM friends and their "Wise Latina" Shirts on this Story on "Sotomania" or "Soniamania."
8/12/09: NDN Blog mentions NLM in a recap of DC's Sotomayor rally, Sotomayor Watch the Vote Party, and Wise Latinas at the Running of the Brides A 'Supreme' Latina at the White House Today; Young Latinas Show Their SupportClick here to view blog.