Sofrito For Your Soul is an online magazine that promotes the evolution of Latino culture in the United States. Our mission is to share the spirit of our heritage through art, fashion, music, dance, traditions,and emerging trends. We strive to offer Latinos a chance to reconnect with their heritage and extend an invitation to other cultures to experience the beauty of everything we have to offer.
Sofrito For Your Soul.com is also a community based website that promotes community allows us to know how to locate resources that can help us with the different challenges that we face, day by day. Those challenges include education equality, racism, immigrant workers rights, career advancement, The lack of Latino History in our schools, police brutality, participation in the political process and the list goes on.
This website does not, and will continue not to endorse any political party or candidate, but we firmly believe in the power of the vote and we want to make sure that as many of you understand what is at stake when you chose not to participate in the political system.
We have partnered with Voto Latino to provide the opportunity for YOU and those you love to register to vote. We hope that you will help us spread the word via Twitter, Facebook and other social networks.
We have placed a Voter Registration Button right on the hope page of our website for your convenience.
Buen Provecho…George Torres The Urban Jibaro
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About Voto Latino…
Founded in 2004, Voto Latino is a dynamic and growing non-partisan organization whose civic engagement campaigns have reached an estimated 55 million Latino households nationwide. United by the belief that Latino issues are American issues and American issues are Latino issues, Voto Latino is dedicated to bringing new and diverse voices into the political process by engaging youth, media, technology and celebrities to promote positive change.
Voto Latino has creatively and effectively used celebrity voices and the latest technology to register more than 120,000 young Latino voters, galvanize Latino youth and their families to be counted in the 2010 Census, and mobilize them to speak out and take action on policies impacting their lives.
Why it Matters
• There are roughly 9 million American Latino youth in the U.S., but only a small fraction vote.
• 50% of all eligible Latino voters are under 40 and 33% are between 18 and 34.
• By 2050, Latino youth are expected to comprise 29% of the U.S. youth population.
• 50,000 American Latinos turn 18 every month.
• 90% of American Latinos under 29 consume information in English.
• Latinos make up more than 10% of the electorate in 11: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Idaho, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Nevada and Texas.