Since its inception in 2009, one of the principle goals of the Heartland Workers Center (HWC) was to increase the participation of Latinos into public life. We’ve worked toward this goal by organizing leader to conduct Get-Out-The-Vote campaigns during Election years and engage in legislative action at both the local, state, and federal levels. In […]Read More..
Vote for Your Family on Tuesday, May 9th!! We are a few weeks from the Municipal Elections on May 9th. In South Omaha, there are 27,151 people registered to vote, of which 6,042 are Hispanic. Voting is a right, and beginning at the age of 18, we can exercise it. This gives us the opportunity […]Read More..
Over 200 people assisted the event, Train the Trainer, this past weekend on February 11th, 2017. The objective of this training was to gather community leaders/service providers who work with immigrants and refugees and educate different ways about how to help the community that they serve. The training consisted of two sessions, one session focused on an educational/informational […]Read More..