• Are you paying attention?

    ​Our state legislature is in session, but why does this matter to you? Some of you pay very close attention to what's going on in Phoenix. Others don't pay attention at all until it makes a headline in our newspaper. Whether you pay attention or not, our elected officials are…

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  • Kickstarting the Tucson economy

    ​Our Governor, Doug Ducey campaigned for “kick starting the economy” and won his election by a wide margin. His message clearly resonated with a majority of voters in our state who are anxious for a speedier recovery from our recent economic slump. As I speak to the members of the…

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  • A Time for Reflection

    ​The holiday season is a time of reflection. This month our Tucson Hispanic Chamber celebrated our accomplishments for the year at our State of the Chamber luncheon. The event allowed us an opportunity to celebrate 2014 – and to thank our members, volunteers and corporate partners! Our Tucson Hispanic Chamber…

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  • La temporada decembrina es para reflexionar

    ​La temporada decembrina es para reflexionar. Este mes la Cámara Hispana de Comercio de Tucson, CHCT, celebró sus logros anuales en el almuerzo sobre el Estado de la Cámara. Este evento nos permitió celebrar el año 2014 y agradecer a nuestros valiosos miembros, socios corporativos y voluntarios. Este ha sido…

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  • Where are our Hispanic Voters?

    Our taxes, our wages, our work conditions, our children's education, regulations on our businesses or our employers, our transportation, our roads…..all of these are examples of items that our elected officials vote on that impact our lives.We've just finished an exhausting election season and it's time to sit back and…

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  • Do we Latinos have a seat at the table?

    “How better to improve the lives of our children and our community than being involved in making our community's decisions.” I attended a meeting recently where a group of people were preparing to launch a community initiative. One of the "leaders" of the group made a statement that the initiative…

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  • Non Profits: Will you take the 30% Challenge?

    About six months ago, I wrote an article titled “Does our leadership reflect our community?”. I wasn't sure the reaction I'd get once it came out. Would friends and colleagues take my criticism well? Would they take it to heart and would it spur a deeper discussion among their boards…

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