ORIGINALLY FROM BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA, DANIELA FRANCO IS FEATURES EDITOR FOR THE DESERT SUN, A USA TODAY AND GANNETT PUBLICATION, BASED OUT OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA.

SHE HAS PREVIOUSLY WRITTEN FOR NBC NEWSTHE NEW YORK TIMES STUDENT JOURNALISM INSTITUTE AND TAKEPART.COM.

SHE STUDIED JOURNALISM, SOCIOLOGY AND LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY'S GALLATIN SCHOOL OF INDIVIDUALIZED STUDY.

NCLR and Mitú Launch Latino Voter Registration App

NCLR and Mitú Launch Latino Voter Registration App

The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) and mitú announced a new partnership Thursday and kicked off "Latinos Vote", a voter registration mobile application and website to make voting and engagement easier for young Latinos.

NCLR is the country's largest Hispanic civil rights organization and mitú is a leading tech-media brand for young Latinos.

"With the fastest-growing vote, the youngest average voters and our issues of concern at the center of the debate, our community can see that 2016 will prove to be a watershed election," said President and CEO of NCLR Janet Murguía in a press release.

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‘Paz Colombia’: Santos, Obama Announce Next Chapter of U.S. Support

‘Paz Colombia’: Santos, Obama Announce Next Chapter of U.S. Support

Mexico: Baby Murdered with Parents Stirs Anger, Outrage

Mexico: Baby Murdered with Parents Stirs Anger, Outrage