Free the Wage

By December 1st, 2016, 9:00 EDT

In recent years, the minimum wage has been a charged, polarizing, hot-button issue in American politics. It has also attracted significant attention in economic research, as advocates and opponents alike attempt to measure its effects on employment, prices, and poverty. The effect of the minimum wage on employment is especially significant, and it stands out in public polling on the …

 

COVID19

By April 14th, 2020, 15:53 EDT

We know families trust their teachers and schools to educate their children and this time of sheltering at home can be very stressful with school-aged children at home. Thankfully, children are armed with curiosity and a drive to learn. Loving adults can encourage learning anywhere and everywhere. We hope this time will allow for you to strengthen relationships with your …

Townhall with Finance Expert Andres Gutierrez

By April 13th, 2020, 17:57 EDT

Nationally Recognized Personal Finance Expert Will Share Tips to Hispanic Community (Mission, Texas) – The LIBRE Institute, a nonpartisan and nonprofit organization that serves as a trusted resource for the Hispanic community, will interview Andres Gutierrez, a nationally recognized personal finance expert with years of experience working with the Hispanics across the country, to discuss financial best practice during the …

 

The LIBRE Institute and Americans for Prosperity Foundation Submit Public Comment on Proposed USCIS Fee Increase

By January 7th, 2020, 10:26 EDT

The LIBRE Institute and Americans for Prosperity Foundation submitted a public comment opposing a proposal from the Department of Homeland Security to raise immigration and naturalization benefit request fees and improperly transfer part of the fee revenue to Immigration and Customs Enforcement . This fee increase, along with other fee increases in the past 12 years, show that the U.S. …

ICYMI: NPR Covers Common Ground Immigration Pop-Up Exhibit

By November 7th, 2019, 16:21 EDT

(Arlington, VA)— NPR published a story highlighting the Common Ground: Immigration exhibit and it’s goal of changing the conversation from the areas that divide us to the Common Ground we share on one of nation’s toughest issues. Listen and read the entire article here.   Below are excerpts from the piece.   Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, as it’s officially known, has broad support across the political spectrum. The …

ICYMI: Immigration Exhibit Premieres in Wynwood, Miami

By October 4th, 2019, 15:16 EDT

(Miami, FL)— Yesterday marked the official premiere of the Common Ground: Immigration Pop-up Exhibit. This multi-city, experiential installation launched in Wynwood Miami and will be on location from Oct. 3rd – Oct. 6th before heading to Politicon in Nashville, TN – followed by other cities across the U.S. Following the premiere, The New York Times, Washington Post, ABC News, US News, Miami Herald and numerous local outlets published coverage of the exhibit …

Media Advisory: Immigration Exhibit Launch Event

By October 2nd, 2019, 10:24 EDT

(Miami, FL)— Tomorrow, Common Ground: Immigration will host a launch event featuring guest speakers, welcome reception, special tour of the exhibit, and media availability.  This new, experiential pop-up exhibit will launch in Wynwood for one weekend only before touring other cities across the U.S.. Date: TOMORROW: Thursday, October 3 Time: 7 PM – 9 PM Where: The Deck at Wynwood Address: 2250 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33127 Media: Press …

Launching: Immigration Pop-Up Exhibit Reveals Common Ground on Debate

By October 1st, 2019, 10:21 EDT

Miami, FL – A multi-city, immigration, pop-up exhibit campaign launching in Miami aims to close the divide on one of our nation’s most contentious topics. This unique, interactive installation – called Common Ground – offers an immersive experience revealing the surprising truth behind the debate on immigration. Common Ground will be launching on Oct 3rd in Miami’s Wynwood Art District, followed by an exhibition in Nashville, …

The LIBRE Institute Stands With Victims of Weekend Attacks

By August 5th, 2019, 16:42 EDT

(El Paso, TX) – The LIBRE Institute commented on events over the weekend.   Karla Sierra, Grassroots Engagement Director of The LIBRE Institute-El Paso, released the following statement: “The LIBRE Institute family is heartbroken by this weekend’s attacks, and our thoughts and prayers are with the families and loved ones of these innocent victims. This sort of heinous, hate-fueled violence should …

The LIBRE Institute Announces Back-to-School Events Across the Country

By July 25th, 2019, 17:41 EDT

(Arlington, VA)— This summer, The LIBRE Institute will hold back-to-school events in cities across the country. These events will feature giveaways of thousands of backpacks – and other school supplies – in support of families as they prepare for the upcoming school year. The LIBRE Institute and local partners will help provide students with the materials they need to succeed at …

The LIBRE Institute Kicks Off National School Choice Week

By January 24th, 2019, 17:38 EDT

Florida Kickoff is First of a Series of Events Nationwide Miami, FL—The LIBRE Institute Florida will host a National School Choice Week Kick Off this Saturday, January 19 from 2 pm to 5 pm. The event will feature several speakers and will focus on the benefits of educational options. Below, find a list of speakers.   Speakers: Manny Diaz, Jr, Florida …