By 2060, over 30 percent of the American population will be Latino. That is almost double what it stands at right now. But if you look at where it can be decades from now, what you might want to look at is creating a movement for one half of the community that is not getting enough attention – Latina women. Shaping the New Minority The reality of the U.S. becoming a “minority majority” country grows closer as more local communities dramatically shift in demographics. Even outside the big cities of Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, and Miami, it is the increase of Latinos in small towns that reshape economies, leadership roles, and culture. There soon might be more places like Wilder, Idaho which has an all-Latino city council and a Latina woman as mayor. States that have had seen their demographics change are finally seeing it change. In Virginia, two Latina women changed the landscape of their House of Representatives after winning over incumbents. One of them, Peruvian-American Elizabeth…
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