two women standing next to a ballot box

We love reliable and unbiased data and this is especially true with the 2020 Presidential Election only days away! This is why we’re excited to welcome back to Tamarindo Stacie de Armas, SVP, Diverse Consumer Insights and Initiatives at Nielsen —a global measurement and data analytics company that provides the most complete and trusted view available of consumers and markets worldwide—to discuss their 2020 Election Hub. The hub is where you can find the most up-to-date data on this year’s biggest election events. Like Nielsen, we want to highlight the importance of voting and the importance of educating yourself prior to voting. So, please visit the 2020 Election Hub today for accurate information.

Stacie breaks down the data on Latinos and voting and also gives us a lot to be hopeful about the power that we hold as a community.


From the Southwest to South Beach, Latinos seem to have gotten the message on their untapped power, with populations that make up even larger percentages of the electorate in key Swing States. Since the Midterm Elections, places like Florida and North Carolina have seen substantial increases in registrations among Latino voters.

We also talk about Latina Equal Pay Day which is on October 29th, 2020. This is the date that the typical Latina’s wages catch up to what the typical wage was for white men in 2019. That’s right, it takes nearly two years to catch up! Despite this grim fact, Latinas are a force to be reckoned with and we continue to enroll in high education, open businesses and continue to flex our economic muscle. Tune in to hear Stacie distill the data behind what Latina Equal Day means.

Note: Brenda mentions that in the state of California, voters can register to vote even on election day. To be specific, you can register to vote in person at your county elections office, polling place, or voter center during early voting or on Election day in California. Find information for your state here: https://www.usa.gov/how-to-vote

Tamarindo podcast, part of Luz Collective, is the Latinx show where hosts discuss politics, pop culture, and how to balance it all con calma, hosted by Brenda González and Ana Sheila Victorino, and edited by Michelle Andrade.

The Data-Backed Power of the Latinx Community - Tamarindo Podcast - Omny.fm

In The Community

Popular

images of healthy snacks in their packages  with a woman in the center wearing a white shirt and looking at the camera
When Saskia Sorrosa launched her snack brand, she worked to fill a gap in the snack industry that often left her family without healthy alternatives to what she regularly found on grocery store shelves. Years later, she became the proud founder and CEO of Fresh Bellies, a wellness-oriented brand serving some serious deliciousness for families.
Read on to discover how this Latina went from one dream job to another.
Keep Reading Show less
astrologer La Bruja del 305 stands with tarot cards fanned in her hand in front of purple toned large sequined wall
We know people are feeling the effects of the latest Mercury in retrograde, but does the retrograde hit a little differently for Latinas? Luz Media caught up with exclusive Luz Community contributor Sisther Pravia to ask the clarifying questions we’re all needing right now. And if you need any more insight and advice (don’t we all?), catch Sisther over at the Luz Media IG for her Midway through Retrograde IG Live hosted by Cindy Rodriguez of spiritual hiking community Reclama on September 21, 2022 at 4pm Pacific.
Keep Reading Show less
two women posing

I grew up being told, “you can’t do that because you’re a girl” or “your brother can because he’s a boy” and I hated hearing that. It’s been something that has tormented me my entire life.

Keep Reading Show less