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Community Service Project to Kick off NCLR Annual Conference In Kansas City

Community Service Project to Kick off NCLR Annual Conference In Kansas City

July 08, 2015
On Friday, July 10, 2015, volunteers from El Centro, NCLR (National Council of La Raza), Bank of America and Heartland Habitat for Humanity will come together at the Academy for Children in Kansas City, Ks., a dual-language preschool program, for a day of service.
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Highlights for Sunday During the 2015 NCLR Annual Conference in Kansas City

Highlights for Sunday During the 2015 NCLR Annual Conference in Kansas City

July 07, 2015
Rosie Rios, Treasurer of the United States; Representative Emanuel Cleaver II (D–Mo.); Linda Alvarado, CEO of Alvarado Construction and Colorado Rockies Co-owner; and Monica Lozano, Chair of U.S. Hispanic Media, will join the Murguía family and other Latina leaders in addressing participants of the 2015 NCLR (National Council of La Raza) Annual Conference on Sunday, July 12.
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Actividades del Día Domingo Durante la 2015 Conferencia Anual de NCLR en Kansas City

Actividades del Día Domingo Durante la 2015 Conferencia Anual de NCLR en Kansas City

July 07, 2015
Rosie Ríos, Tesorera de los Estados Unidos; Emanuel Cleaver II (Congresista Demócrata por Missouri); Linda Alvarado, CEO de Alvarado Construction y copropietaria de los Colorado Rockies; y Mónica Lozano, Presidenta de US Hispanic Media, se unirán a la familia Murguía y a otras líderes latinas para dirigirse al público que asista el día 12 de julio a la Conferencia Anual NCLR 2015.
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NCLR Kicks Off 2015 Annual Conference in Kansas City on Saturday, July 11

NCLR Kicks Off 2015 Annual Conference in Kansas City on Saturday, July 11

July 06, 2015
The 2015 NCLR (National Council of La Raza) Annual Conference and National Latino Family Expo kicks off Saturday with exciting photo opportunities; remarks from Governor Jay Nixon of Missouri, Mayor Sly James, Jr. of Kansas City, Mo., and Mayor Mark Holland of Kansas City, Kan.; and fantastic entertainment featuring some of the Latino community’s rising stars in music and comedy, including Cristela Alonzo, Nick Guerra, and Frankie Negrón.
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La Conferencia Anual de NCLR 2015 se Inicia el sabado, 11 de julio, en Kansas City

La Conferencia Anual de NCLR 2015 se Inicia el sabado, 11 de julio, en Kansas City

July 06, 2015
La Conferencia Anual del Consejo Nacional de La Raza 2015 y la Feria Nacional de la Familia Latina 2015 comenzarán el próximo sábado 14 de julio. Durante estos eventos el público podrá escuchar los discursos del Sr. Jay Nixon, Gobernador de Missouri; el Alcalde de Kansas City, Mo., Sr. Sly James, y el Alcalde de Kansas City, Ka., Sr. Mark Holland.
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Democratic Presidential Candidate Martin O’Malley to Give Keynote Speech at NCLR Annual Conference

Democratic Presidential Candidate Martin O’Malley to Give Keynote Speech at NCLR Annual Conference

July 06, 2015
On Monday, July 13, Democratic presidential candidate and former governor of Maryland Martin O’Malley will address Latino advocates and leaders from throughout the nation at the 2015 NCLR (National Council of La Raza) Annual Conference. He will speak at the Monday Luncheon, held 12:30–2:45 p.m., in the Grand Ballroom of the Kansas City Convention Center. The event will also feature remarks from U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro and Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure.
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Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton to Speak at 2015 NCLR Annual Conference

Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton to Speak at 2015 NCLR Annual Conference

July 02, 2015
On Monday, July 13, Democratic presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will address an audience of 2,000 Latino advocates and leaders at the 2015 NCLR (National Council of La Raza) Annual Conference, held at the Kansas City Convention Center.
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NCLR Welcomes Four New Latino Organizations to Its National Affiliate Network

NCLR Welcomes Four New Latino Organizations to Its National Affiliate Network

July 02, 2015
NCLR (National Council of La Raza) announced today that four new community-based groups have joined the NCLR Affiliate Network, which has nearly 300 member organizations that work with the Latino community throughout the nation.
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NCLR Les da la Bienvenida a Cuatro Organizaciones Latinas que se Unen a su Red Nacional de Afiliados

NCLR Les da la Bienvenida a Cuatro Organizaciones Latinas que se Unen a su Red Nacional de Afiliados

July 02, 2015
El NCLR (Consejo Nacional de La Raza) anunció hoy que cuatro organizaciones comunitarias se unieron a la Red de Afiliados del NCLR, que consiste de casi 300 organizaciones que trabajan con la comunidad latina en todo el país.
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NCLR Hails Decision by NBC and Univision to Cut Ties with Donald Trump

NCLR Hails Decision by NBC and Univision to Cut Ties with Donald Trump

June 29, 2015
Today, NCLR (National Council of La Raza) hailed NBC’s decision this afternoon to end its business relationship with Donald Trump after Trump made numerous references to Mexican immigrants that were both highly inaccurate and highly objectionable in his remarks announcing his presidential campaign on June 16, which prompted a national outcry.
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NCLR Backs Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform Legislation

NCLR Backs Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform Legislation

June 26, 2015
Yesterday, Reps. Jim Sensenbrenner (R–Wis.) and Bobby Scott (D–Va.) introduced the “Safe, Accountable, Fair and Effective (SAFE) Justice Act of 2015,” bipartisan legislation aimed at reforming the federal criminal justice system. NCLR (National Council of La Raza) applauds the congressmen, as well as the bill’s Republican and Democrat co-sponsors, including Reps. Luis Gutiérrez (D–Ill.) and Tony Cárdenas (D–Calif.), for putting forward a comprehensive solution that will ensure greater fairness in policing and sentencing and reduce recidivism by focusing on strategies to rehabilitate criminals.
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NCLR Applauds Supreme Court Decision Granting Marriage Equality

NCLR Applauds Supreme Court Decision Granting Marriage Equality

June 26, 2015
Today, in a 5-to-4 decision, the Supreme Court affirmed the legality of same-sex marriages, granting gay and lesbian couples across the nation the right to marry.
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El NCLR Aplaude Decisión de la Corte Suprema que Garantiza Igualdad en el Matrimonio

El NCLR Aplaude Decisión de la Corte Suprema que Garantiza Igualdad en el Matrimonio

June 26, 2015
Hoy día, como resultado de una decisión de 5 a 4, la Corte Suprema de los Estados Unidos ha confirmado la legalidad del matrimonio entre personas del mismo sexo, garantizando a las parejas de gays y de lesbianas el derecho a contraer matrimonio a través de toda la nación.
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NCLR Applauds Introduction of “Voting Rights Advancement Act”

NCLR Applauds Introduction of “Voting Rights Advancement Act”

June 25, 2015
Yesterday, members of the House of Representatives and the Senate introduced the “Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2015” (VRAA), legislation that would require federal monitoring of changes to voting practices in states with a history of discriminating against minority voters.
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NCLR: Supreme Court Decision a Victory for American Civil Rights

NCLR: Supreme Court Decision a Victory for American Civil Rights

June 25, 2015
Today, in the case of Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project, the Supreme Court upheld the principle of disparate impact, which is used under the Fair Housing Act to invalidate housing laws and policies that have discriminatory effects, even if the discrimination that occurred was unintentional. NCLR (National Council of La Raza) applauds today’s decision, which upholds 40 years of legal precedent allowing the use of disparate impact to root out discrimination.
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NCLR: Decisión de la Corte Suprema Significa que Millones Podrán Continuar con Cobertura Médica

NCLR: Decisión de la Corte Suprema Significa que Millones Podrán Continuar con Cobertura Médica

June 25, 2015
Hoy con una votación de 6 a 3, la Corte Suprema de los Estados Unidos falló a favor de la medida de la ley ACA (Ley de Cuidado de Salud Asequible) que hace posible que las personas elegibles reciban créditos tributarios para poder costear el pago de sus seguros médicos.
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NCLR’s National Latino Family Expo Invites You to an Informative & Fun Weekend Experience

NCLR’s National Latino Family Expo Invites You to an Informative & Fun Weekend Experience

June 25, 2015
NCLR (National Council of La Raza) will celebrate the influence of the growing Latino community at the 2015 NCLR National Latino Family Expo July 11–13 in Kansas City, Mo. Home to a strong Latino community with more than a century of history, Kansas City will play host to this exciting event held alongside the 2015 NCLR Annual Conference at the Kansas City Convention Center.
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NCLR: Supreme Court Ruling Allows Millions to Keep Their Health Coverage

NCLR: Supreme Court Ruling Allows Millions to Keep Their Health Coverage

June 25, 2015
In a 6-to-3 decision today, the United States Supreme Court ruled in favor of the federal government’s assertion that all individuals who purchase health insurance through the federal or state exchanges should receive premium tax-credit subsidies if they meet eligibility requirements. In the case of King v. Burwell, the plaintiffs had challenged the law, claiming that the provision was written in a way that only extended the tax credits and cost-sharing reductions to enrollees in states that had established their own exchanges. In the 34 states that have not set up their own exchanges, including Texas and Florida, two states with large numbers of Latino voters and families, about nine million people risked losing their subsidies.
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NCLR Announces Exciting Lineup of Speakers, Forum, Events, All Part of 2015 Annual Conference

NCLR Announces Exciting Lineup of Speakers, Forum, Events, All Part of 2015 Annual Conference

June 18, 2015
NCLR (National Council of La Raza) today announced highlights of its upcoming 2015 Annual Conference and National Latino Family Expo®, the preeminent events for NCLR and Latinos across the nation, which will take place in Kansas City, Mo., from Saturday, July 11 through Tuesday, July 14 at the Kansas City Convention Center.
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NCLR To Announce Exciting Lineup of Speakers and Entertainment for Upcoming Annual Conference

NCLR To Announce Exciting Lineup of Speakers and Entertainment for Upcoming Annual Conference

June 15, 2015
On Thursday, June 18 at 11:00 a.m. in the City Council chambers of Kansas City, Mo., NCLR (National Council of La Raza) President and CEO Janet Murguía will be joined by Mayor Pro Tem Cindy Circo and City Manager Troy Schulte at a morning press conference to announce an exciting lineup of speakers and entertainment that will be featured at the 2015 NCLR Annual Conference and National Latino Family Expo®.
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