Hispanics Rank Access To Quality, Affordable Health Care As Top Priority
A new poll's aim was to help leaders understand what Latinos and other Americans find most important in creating opportunity for their communities.
Los Angeles Daily News:
Healthcare, Holding Politicians Accountable Among Top Concerns For US Hispanics
Quality affordable healthcare and holding elected officials accountable for their decisions are among the highest priorities for Hispanics in the U.S., according to a new Harris Poll survey. Seventy-seven percent of Hispanics surveyed rated quality affordable healthcare as “absolutely essential/extremely important” to improving opportunity in their community while 76 percent rated holding elected officials accountable as “absolutely essential/extremely important,” said Abigail Golden-Vazquez, executive director of The Aspen Institute’s Latinos and Society Program, at the institute’s second annual America’s Future Summit on Tuesday at the California Endowment in downtown Los Angeles. (Gazzar, 8/16)