Free screening serves as first step in fighting potentially deadly disease

Over 30 million adults in the United States have kidney disease, according to the National Kidney Foundation. For Hispanics, the risk is nearly double that of all other Americans. A free screening opportunity in Anne Arundel County last weekend helped with raising awareness and getting those who are at risk to take an important first step in dealing with a potentially deadly disease.

Local monuments commemorate historic Hispanic figures

Use this interactive map to find 6 Washington, D.C. monuments celebrating Hispanic heritage.

Trump set to govern with whitest cabinet in decades

His cabinet is overwhelmingly older, whiter, and more male than the U.S. population as a whole, a Capital News Service analysis found.

One Million Veterans to be Focus of Federal Disease Research Project

Mega bio-bank under construction to study how genes affect veterans’ health.

Legislative ethics committee works to create criteria for recognizing caucuses

Latino caucus, formed within the last year, is under consideration for staff and funding from the General Assembly.

One Group Fights for Rights at Pope’s Parade

“100 Women, 100 Miles” fights for immigration reform during the Pope’s parade on the National Mall in Washington.

Hispanic Heritage – Prince George’s County Council and Community Celebrates Latino Culture

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Prince George’s County Council and community members celebrated the contributions of Latino culture.

Arc Reaches Out to Hispanics with Disabilities

The Arc of Frederick, a local chapter of a national organization that provides support, assistance and advocacy to people with developmental disabilities, has created a free toolkit to reach out to the underserved population of Hispanics with disabilities.