From the Guardian: Washington state’s Latinos find ‘politics has not changed with the population’

The State of the State, Professor Apostolidis, community partners, legislators and advocates all cited in the Guardian’s new piece on Latino politics in Washington State.

Read it here at Guardian World News.

“In the apple- and grape-laden Yakima valley in southern Washington state, Latinos drawn here by fruit-picking jobs have become the fastest growing sector of the population over the last decade. Politically, however, the Hispanic families who make up the majority of this archipelago of 10 towns stretching 40 miles southeast from county seat in Yakima have virtually no voice….”

 

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