Published on March 6, 2013, by VDLFA Staff in English.

Spring General Elections are on Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013 (7:00am-8:00pm), here are our fave candidate picks!

Las elecciones generales de primavera se llevaran acabo el Martes, Abril 2 del 2013 (7:00am-8:00pm), aqui estan nuestros candidatos favoritos!

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Published on March 4, 2013, by VDLFA Staff in English.

We know it’s not Christmas yet…

 

But we’ve been nice and never naughty, even more than ever now that we’re getting ready to begin our voter mobilization campaign on Wednesday, March 13th at 3:00 pm!!!

 

Our dear canvassers have braved the winds and the Wisconsin blizzards to knock on the doors of folks who are eligible to vote so that they may help us elect Ed Fallone to the State Supreme Court, Tatiana Joseph as School Board Director for District 6, and Tony Evers as State Superintendent!  Not only that, our heroic door-knockers are also fighting to keep same-day voter registration going!

 

Want to join the fight for Wisconsin progress?  Here’s what we need to aid our valiant warriors:

– New, unused, reusable water bottles

– Hand warmers

– Snacks (…because even our esteemed caped-crusaders need stamina)

– YOUR volunteer time!!!

 

Please send/deliver all gifts to:

Voces de la Frontera Action

In c/o Electoral Organizer

1027 S 5th St, Milwaukee WI 53204

OR CALL (414) 643-1620 EXT. 206 TO DONATE YOUR TIME!

 

 
Published on February 6, 2013, by VDLFA Staff in English.

Sport your support on your lawn!  Thank you shout-out to our friends at We Are Milwaukee for sharing these with us- come get them at the Voces de la Frontera Action office (1027 S. 5th St., MKE, WI 53204)!

¡Demuestre su apoyo en su jardin delantero! Gracias a nuestros amigos de Somos Milwaukee por compartir estos con nosotros- ven por ellos en la oficina de Voces de la Frontera Acción (1027 S. 5th St., MKE, WI 53204)!

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Published on February 6, 2013, by VDLFA Staff in English.

What’s been going on at VFA since the victory of President Obama on November 6th, 2012?

Amazing busy-bodies at work!  More specific, our wonderful canvassers because today marks the start of our canvass for the February 19th primary election!!!

Who are we endosing?  Check ’em out:

Wisconsin State Supreme Court Judge

Ed Fallone

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Milwaukee School Board District 6 Director

Dr. Tatiana Joseph

Racine Unified District School Board Member

Cecilia Anguiano

(on left)

 
Published on November 9, 2012, by VDLFA Staff in English.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 8, 2012

CONTACT: Joe Shansky (414) 218-3331


The Latino vote in the battleground state of Wisconsin was critical nationally in helping to re-elect President Obama, with 65% of Latinos supporting him in the state, according to a report released yesterday by the Pew Hispanic Center entitled, “Latino Voters in the 2012 Election.”

In Wisconsin, Voces de la Frontera Action organized 250 volunteers in the past month leading up to the election and successfully mobilized Latino voters to re-elect President Obama and elect Tammy Baldwin to the US Senate.  Voces de la Frontera Action focused our efforts in 22 Milwaukee wards, specifically in wards with the highest concentration of Latino voters.

Preliminary data in 9 of the wards Voces de la Frontera Action targeted showed an increase of voter turnout of around 68% compared to the 2008 presidential election.  We knocked on 24,278 doors, and made 9,465 calls to Latino voters in the cities of Milwaukee, Kenosha, Green Bay, Lake Geneva, and Walworth County. 

This also reflects a national trend, with Latinos representing the youngest and fastest growing ethnic group, and demonstrating their electoral power. According to the Pew Hispanic report, nationally, Latino voters were decisive in the presidential election, with 71% of Latino voters voting for Obama, while 27% voted for Romney.

According to Christine Neumann-Ortiz, Executive Director:

“Now is the time for bold and visionary action on federal immigration reform. The President’s move to provide relief to hundreds of thousands undocumented youth through deferred action, was instrumental in the remarkable Latino voter turnout that we saw on election night. But this support comes with a mandate.

We demand that President Obama and the US Congress prioritize federal immigration reform that keeps families together, protects workers rights, and provides a path to citizenship.  It is within the power of the President to hold ICE accountable to their enforcement priorities and stop criminalizing immigrants that present no danger to society- and to grant meaningful relief to those facing deportation.”

In national exiting polls by CNN, 77% of Latino voters said that immigrants should be offered a chance to apply for legal status. Among all voters, 65% said these immigrants should be offered a chance to apply for legal status.

These election results show that for both Republicans and Democrats, standing in the way of immigration reform now will be at their own peril.

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Published on October 24, 2012, by VDLFA Staff in English.

Once again, our partners at People for the American Way (PFAW) have released a video that features our own VFA members speaking out against voting for Romney as members of the Latino community!

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