Posted on · On Friday's show: The U.S. Supreme Court struck down affirmative action in college admissions. Where does that leave local institutions in their efforts to sustain diverse campuses?
Posted on · The citizen voting age population of Latinos in Harris County increased by more than 50% between 2009 and 2018 – and that’s affecting participation.
Posted on · The region is on track to add more than 1.3 million people over that time frame by natural population increase alone – births exceeding deaths. Analysts expect job creation to pull in the rest.
Posted on · The demographic shift has political implications for the state as a whole and for Harris County in particular
Posted on · Seven candidates have filed to run in the 2018 Democratic primary for Texas’ Congressional District 7, held by Republican Rep. John Culberson since 2001
Posted on · The annual Houston Area Survey, produced Rice University’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research, finds fewer than 20 percent of respondents fear becoming a victim of a crime, down from more than 40 percent in the mid-1990s.
Posted on · Texas Latinos could represent a formidable source of political power. But that potential clout hasn’t translated to large numbers of officeholders who effectively represent the community’s interests. Elizondo-Thomson helped launch Latino Texas PAC to try and change that, including getting candidates elected to office during this November's elections.
Posted on · Hosts/Commentators, Jay Aiyer and Brandon Rottinghaus will discuss the conversation with Dr. Stephen Klineberg about his findings of the Kinder Institutes’, 2016 Houston Area Survey.