Hispanic Heritage Month

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Drug Policy Alliance launched a month-long online tribute to Latino drug policy reformers. As the nation reflects upon the history, cultures and contributions of Latinos in the U.S., DPA recognizes the significant and far-reaching roles that Latino activists, communities, advocates and movement builders have played and continue to play in ending the war on drugs.


10/13/15
By Armando Gudiño
En 1965 la administración Johnson promulgó la Ley de Inmigración y Nacionalidad, dando paso a una transformación en el país que hasta la fecha sigue extendiéndose. Desde entonces m… Read More
10/07/15
By Armando Gudiño
In 1965 the Johnson administration passed the Immigration and Nationality Act giving way to a transformation in this country that continues to have ripples to this day. Since then, over 59 million immigrants have come to the… Read More
10/06/15
By Hannah Hetzer
El movimiento por la reforma a las políticas sobre drogas es una enorme coalición que reúne a personas que lucha por la reforma al sistema criminal, la justicia racial, las libertades individuales, la… Read More
10/01/15
By Hannah Hetzer
Drug policy reform is a big tent; it brings together people fighting for criminal justice reform, racial justice, individual liberty, dignity, human rights, public health and public safety. There are experts working on harm… Read More
09/24/15
By Daniel Robelo
El 26 de septiembre se cumple un año de la desaparición forzada de 43 estudiantes de la Escuela Normal Rural Raúl Isidro Burgos de Ayotzinapa, y seis personas más. El caso de los normalistas… Read More
09/24/15
By Daniel Robelo
September 26 marks one year since the forcible disappearance of 43 student-teachers from the Escuela Normal Rural (rural teachers’ college) Raúl Isidro Burgos de Ayotzinapa, and the murder of six community… Read More
09/17/15
By Jerónimo Saldaña
Esta semana, hace medio siglo, Dolores Huerta y la Unión de Campesinos (United Farm Workers, UFW) consensuaron unirse a Larry Itliong y los trabajadores filipinos para comenzar la Huelga de Uva en Delano. Su lucha… Read More
09/16/15
By Jerónimo Saldaña
A half-century ago this week, Dolores Huerta and the United Farm Workers voted to join Larry Itliong and Filipino farmworkers’ in commencing the Delano Grape Strike. Their fight for justice would serve as a catalyst… Read More