New York : Podcast ‘El Diario Sin Límites’: Why should Biden integrate more Latinos into his cabinet?

Latinos were key in several states for Biden’s triumph.

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In the last 25 years, only 17 Latinos have held cabinet positions in the United States Government, despite the growth of this community in the United States. With the president-elect Joe biden will things be different?

Lizette escobedo, National Director of Civic Engagement for the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO), explains to reporters Daniel Parra, City without Limits, and Jesus Garcia, from The newspaper, the importance of increasing the presence of Latino experts at different levels of government.

Why have there been so few Latinos in the cabinet? Is it possible that there is someone in charge of the Secretary of the Treasury or the Department of Justice? What are the challenges Biden faces in doing this?