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LA County’s coronavirus hospitalizations dip to lowest level of pandemic

With case numbers falling and vaccinations rising, Los Angeles County’s average number of people hospitalized due to COVID-19 has fallen to its lowest point since the onset of the pandemic, health officials said today. According to the Department of Public Health, the county’s five-day average daily number of people hospitalized due to COVID was 389 as of Friday. County health and elected officials have been touting vaccinations as the key to keeping hospital beds empty, noting that inoculated r...
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4 possible explanations for the shocking decline in new jobs

A "help wanted" sign hangs on a window of a restaurant on June 1, 2018 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Experts don't know exactly why April's jobs report fell so short of expectations, adding just 266,000 jobs. Possible reasons for the miss include too-generous unemployment benefits and temporary layoffs. Experts say a labor shortage isn't necessarily the main issue, and the news may not be as bad as it seems. See more stories on Insider's business page. Economis...
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Mothers make just 75 cents for each dollar fathers make, and it means a mom would have to work til May 5 to earn what a dad made last year

According to the National Women's Law Center, mothers make 75 cents for every dollar fathers make. blackCAT/Getty Images Just a few days before Mother's Day is this year's Equal Pay Day for mothers. May 5 marks how many extra days into 2021 mothers had to work to earn what fathers made in 2020. Mothers make 75 cents for every dollar fathers make, per NWLC's analysis of 2019 data. See more stories on Insider's business page. May 5 marks equal pay day for mothers, accord...
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Black and Latinx surgeons continue to hit glass ceiling in America

Surgeons have historically been overwhelmingly white and male, and although there have been some diversity gains among junior positions, a JAMA Surgery study shows that representation of Black and Latinx surgeons at leadership levels has not improved over the past six years. And Black and Latina women, who are grappling with the intersectionality of race/ethnicity and gender, have it even worse.
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Ted Cruz and Donald Trump Jr. mocked a new CIA recruitment ad in which a staffer identified as a millennial with anxiety

A composite image of Donald Trump Jr. and Sen. Ted Cruz. Rick Wilking/Reuters; Jabin Botsford/Getty Images The CIA released a recruitment ad starring a Latina officer identifying as a "cisgender millennial." It's part of the "Humans of CIA" series aimed at attracting a more diverse pool of candidates. Ted Cruz and Donald Trump Jr. mocked the CIA on Monday, with Trump saying it had gone "full woke." See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen. Ted Cruz and Donald Trump Jr have...
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Prominent Latina activist Sylvia Mendez speaks via Zoom to La Puente High students

La Puente High teacher Wesley Perez, activist Sylvia Mendez and students appear on Monday’s Zoom session. (Video screenshot) La Puente High teacher Wesley Perez, student Berenice De Anda and activist Sylvia Mendez on Monday’s Zoom session. (Video screenshot) La Puente High teacher Wesley Perez, activist Sylvia Mendez and students appear on Monday’s Zoom session. (Video screenshot) La Puente High teacher Wesley Perez, activist Sylvia Mendez and students appear on Monday’s Zoom session....
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Low-wage workers and mothers of color lost more in the pandemic economy, Fed Chair Powell says

Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell. Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images In a Monday speech, Jerome Powell discussed data on inequities from an upcoming Federal Reserve survey. Black and Hispanic workers disproportionately suffered in the pandemic, especially mothers, he said. A K-shaped recovery has taken shape, with higher-earning workers seeing job and income growth. See more stories on Insider's business page. Low-wage workers and workers of color have seen a slower recovery than ...
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Finding the intersection of social justice and tech

Welcome to the latest installment of our series, “My Path to Google.” These are real stories from Googlers, interns, and alumni highlighting how they got to Google, what their roles are like and even some tips on how to prepare for interviews.Today’s post is all about Xiomara Contreras (pictured above with her mother), a product marketing manager in our San Francisco office. Xiomara’s passion for social impact is deeply rooted in her work, both in her core role of supporting small businesses and...
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If you're a parent, here's how Biden's new plan will benefit you - from free pre-K to childcare

President Joe Biden greets Ret. US Marine Cpl. William Kiernan, his wife Leah, and their daughter Madison Friday, Jan. 29, 2021, during a visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz President Biden's American Families Plan includes major investments in childcare. Parents would see more affordable childcare, and childcare workers would get a wage boost. The plan represents a 'historic investment' in chil...
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The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on women varies by race and ethnicity, according to a new analysis

Noam Galai/Getty Images From employment to food sufficiency, the pandemic has had devastating effects on women. 59.3% of Latinas lost income since March 2020 compared to 41.3% non-Hispanic white women, NWLC wrote. Latina and Black women also reported higher shares of food Insufficiency than white women did. See more stories on Insider's business page. Black and Latina women have been particularly hard-hit by the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, experiencing higher rates...
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Performing Arts Relief Act Could Be Final Lifeline for California’s 99-Seat Theaters

Josefina López’s play about Latina seamstresses had 20 productions across the country, but she could not get a production of it in Los Angeles. To bring the play to its hometown she decided to rent a small theater in Silver Lake and produce it herself. It came to be adapted into the movie “Real Women […]
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The US added 916,000 jobs in March, but these 12 charts show the economy still has a long way to go

Restaurants and bars added almost 176,000 jobs last month, but employment is still 15% lower than before the pandemic. halbergman/Getty Images It has been over a year since the coronavirus outbreak was declared a pandemic. Unemployment is still high, but a blowout March jobs report shows some positive signs of a recovery. These 12 charts take a look at the US employment situation over a year later. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. didn't think she would still ...
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My story of success as a Latina broker/owner

For the majority of our real estate careers, we’ve proudly served clients of diverse and minority backgrounds to help them buy their ideal homes and help build generational wealth. But as an independent brokerage with limited structure and resources, we were only able to do so much.
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Disney+ Greenlights Latina-Led National Treasure TV Series

Disney+ greenlights Latina-led National Treasure TV series According to Deadline, Disney+ has officially given a 10-episode series order to Jerry Bruckheimer’s upcoming National Treasure series, which will be a reimagining of the Nicolas Cage-led film franchise. The project will now be led by a 20-year-old Latina named Jess Morales. In addition, Queen of Katwe director Mira Nair has signed on to helm the series from a script written by original film writers Marianne and Cormac Wibberley. REL...
Tags: TV, Movies, Disney, TV News, Bruckheimer, Nicolas Cage, Abraham Lincoln, Ben, Marianne, Jerry Bruckheimer, National Treasure, Katwe, Mira Nair, Latina, Justin Bartha, Movie News


Six Ways to Build More Equitable Learning Environments

2020 was a tumultuous year that challenged us all to consider the inequitable systems in place in our society, from policing to health care. In a recent report I created for The Education Trust, I highlighted how racial inequities show up in our education system—and what we can do about it. Today, the most popular approach to supporting student well-being are social-emotional learning programs, which focus on teaching students competencies like recognizing and managing emotions and behavior, a...
Tags: Parenting, Research, Ap, Martin Luther King, Black, Malcolm X, Rosa Parks, GPA, Latina, Equitable Learning Environments


This calendar shows how many more days Asian American and Pacific Islander women had to work to earn as much as white men in 2020

Asian American and Pacific Islander women make about 85 cents for every dollar non-Hispanic white men make. 10'000 Hours/Getty Images March 9 is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Equal Pay Day. This is the day on which it would take AAPI women to earn as much as white men did last year. AAPI women make 85 cents for every dollar non-Hispanic white men make. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. March 9 is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Equal Pay Da...
Tags: US, Trends, Pew Research Center, Center for American Progress, AAPI, Latina, Pacific Islander, NWLC, Madison Hoff


Liberals who made fun of Texas need to understand that your political party shouldn't be a death sentence

Volunteers load cases of water into the bed of a truck during a mass water distribution at Delmar Stadium on February 19, 2021. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Texas' massive freeze left Texans feeling abandoned not only by leadership but by critics of the state who jeered at victims of the winter storm. Rather than judge the state by its politics, it's crucial to understand the state's diversity and history of voter suppression. Regardless of party lines, no human deserves to fr...
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The Guardian view on women and the pandemic: what happened to building back better? | Editorial

Around the world, coronavirus has both highlighted and worsened existing inequalitiesOne year into the pandemic, women have little cause to celebrate International Women’s Day tomorrow, and less energy to battle for change. Men are more likely to die from Covid-19. But women have suffered the greatest economic and social blows. They have taken the brunt of increased caregiving, have been more likely to lose their jobs and have seen a sharp rise in domestic abuse.In the UK, women did two-thirds o...
Tags: Health, Europe, Family, Gender, Politics, UK, Race, Women, US, Society, UK News, US news, Poverty, Unemployment, US politics, Sierra Leone


A Latina councilmember's discussion on Zoom about racial disparities was interrupted by people laughing about her accent

Montgomery County Councilmember Nancy Navarro was speaking during a virtual meeting about how the county's vaccine rollout had failed people of color and the burden she felt as a Latina in local leadership. Side chatter and laughter could be heard faintly in the background.
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6 ways to build trust with communities of color when distributing the COVID-19 vaccine

As a Latina physician on the frontlines of COVID-19, it feels like a race against time to get as many vaccines as possible to the communities of color that are more likely to be infected, hospitalized, and die from the virus. A lot of effort right now is focused on the logistics of managing vaccines […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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DJ Steve Aoki talks diversifying his Dim Mak record label with new Latin imprint

World-renowned DJ and record producer Steve Aoki is always looking for ways to expand his music empire. Over the summer, with the live events industry at a stand still due to the ongoing COVID-19 global pandemic, Aoki decided to launch Dim Mak En Fuego, the Latin imprint of his popular Dim Mak record label. He signed Aquihayaquihay, an all-male M-Pop (Mexican pop) group from Monterrey and Guadalajara, Mexico, and Andrekza Andreina, a pop and hip-hop singer from San Antonio de los Altos, Venezuel...
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The Museum of Latin American Art’s first 3D virtual exhibition celebrates women

The pieces in the Museum of Latin American Art’s new “Herland: Women Artists from the MOLAA Collection” exhibit cover topics such as race, social injustice and female empowerment. And it’s coming to viewers at home in 3D. The exhibit, which launched earlier this month and will run for nearly a year, is the first in the Long Beach museum’s virtual 3D galleries. It is made up of 56 pieces hat include paintings, sculptures, photographs and drawings by 44 female artists. “Today this concept is more ...
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RISMedia’s Newsmakers: Celebrating the Industry’s Achievers and Crusaders

If the industry learned one thing this past year, it’s that resiliency is key to a successful business model. We recently announced the RISMedia 2021 Real Estate Newsmakers, individuals who didn’t falter when faced with the newfound challenges introduced in 2020, and instead took charge by adapting to the new environment and searching out new ways to make an impact. With our Achievers, we celebrate the “Success Stories”—those who have rocketed their business/companies to the top, with robust gro...
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Newsom: State is falling short on goals for equitably distributing coronavirus vaccine

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday, Feb. 10, said the state was lagging behind on assuring that vaccines were focusing sufficiently on communities hardest hit by the coronavirus, but he said his commitment to equitable distribution was “not rhetorical.” “We are falling short of our goals of making sure we are truly being equitable in the distribution of this vaccine,” said Newsom at a briefing held in the Central Valley, where efforts are underway to begin preparing for the phase of distribution whe...
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Behind the scenes of our first Women of Color Summit

Over the past year, Google has continued to search for new ways to build a culture of belonging virtually. To continue this important work, last week, we hosted our first-ever Women of Color virtual summit. The event brought together thousands of Googlers, representing women of color from every corner of the world and across every part of the company. I sat down over Google Meet with April Alvarez, Google’s Head of Women, Latinx and Indigenous Communities and Programs, to learn more about the ev...
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275,000 more women left the labor force in January

An unemployment benefits line. John Sommers II/Getty Images January's jobs report shows that women continue to be disproportionately impacted by unemployment. Black and Latina women both have a higher unemployment rate than the average. Women have lost 5.3 million jobs since the start of the pandemic. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A new analysis from the National Women's Law Center (NWLC) found that 275,000 more women left the workforce in January, meaning they ar...
Tags: Gender, Jobs, Trends, Economy, Jobs Report, Unemployment, Inequality, ILO, International Labour Organization, Tucker, Latina, NWLC, John Sommers, Juliana Kaplan, Ben Winck, Gender at Work


Working women are still being disproportionately hurt by the pandemic recession

Ashley Testerman helps John Jolley resolve his unemployment claim at an unemployment event in Tulsa, Oklahoma on July 15, 2020. Nick Oxford/The Washington Post/Getty Images In December, the US economy lost a surprising 140,000 nonfarm payroll jobs, with women taking the worst of the losses. Recovery will likely be uneven, and experts say it's key to provide resources for the women forced out of the workforce. This includes paid childcare and paid sick leave, according to one expert Insider...
Tags: Women, US, Trends, Economy, Cnn, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Unemployment, Recovery, Biden, Inequality, PPP, ILO, Tulsa Oklahoma, Mason, Latina, International Labour Organization ILO


It’s Time for More Latinas to Break Through the Glass Ceiling

As a woman, I was heartened by the recent historic breakthroughs of the glass ceiling in two major institutions in our country: the election of Kamala Harris as the first female Vice President of the United States and the appointment of Kim Ng as the first female General Manager of a Major League Baseball team, the Florida Marlins. Even more positive is that Vice President Harris is a woman of color from an African American and South Asian background and Ms. Ng is an Asian American. But, despite...
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Kamala Harris sworn in as first female US vice-president – video

Kamala Harris made history as she was sworn in as the US’s first female, black and south Asian vice-president. The former California senator was sworn in by Sonia Sotomayor, the first Latina on the supreme court. Harris chose to be sworn in using two Bibles, one from the late Thurgood Marshall, the first black supreme court justice, and one from Regina Shelton, a close family friendKamala Harris sworn in as US’s first female, black and south Asian vice-presidentJoe Biden sworn in as 46th preside...
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Latest on Inauguration: Biden says in first address as president ‘Democracy has prevailed’

Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th president of the United States by Chief Justice John Roberts as Jill Biden holds the Bible during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021.(Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP) WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden says “democracy has prevailed” in a country reeling amid a pandemic and a violent melee two weeks ago at the U.S. Capitol. In his first remarks as president, Biden said Wednesday that his swearing-in marks a...
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