Top row, left to right: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Rep. Ritchie Torres of New York and Rep. Norma Torres of California. Bottom row, left to right: Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto of Nevada, Sen. Ben Ray Luján of New Mexico, and Rep. Ruben Gallego of Arizona

Latino leaders in the U.S. are speaking out about the Russian invasion of Ukraine. From Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, here are what six of our elected officials in Congress are saying about the largest attack on the European continent since World War II.


Frank Morris Lopez (he/him/his) is the Arizona lead digital organizer and content creator for Pulso. He is an award-winning multimedia journalist, having worked for media outlets in the Phoenix and Boston areas. He was born and raised in Glendale, AZ, and lived in Cambridge, MA from 2011 to 2018 before returning to the Phoenix area. He has a bachelor’s degree in political science and international relations from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, AZ, and a master’s in social justice and human rights from Arizona State University.