Latino college graduates worry about their futures in a pandemic economy

Latino college graduates worry about their futures in a pandemic economy

By Cynthia Silva “Their careers and how they do over the long term will have financial and economic implications for the country,” says Pew Research’s Mark Hugo Lopez. Alexis Aviles, 22, had it all planned out. The recent University of Richmond graduate was going to move to Chicago and pursue a job with a nonprofit. Then the coronavirus pandemic hit. Quarantined with her family in her native New Orleans, Aviles, a first-generation college

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Statement on the Ayanna Pressley Trailblazer Award

Statement on the Ayanna Pressley Trailblazer Award

Earlier this week POI announced the first-ever Trailblazer Award that will be given to one (1) intern who is nominated by their employer for demonstrating exemplary work ethic. POI has the distinguished privilege of announcing that the award will be named in honor of Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), who began her career as an unpaid intern for the Congressional district she now represents.