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Grupos Nacionales Publican Las Tarjetas de Evaluación Nacional de Inmigración 2014

Grupos Nacionales Publican Las Tarjetas de Evaluación Nacional de Inmigración 2014

July 28, 2014
Grupos nacionales latinos, asiático americanos e isleños del pacifico, así como líderes laborales y evangélicos han anunciado una alianza y una iniciativa de participación cívica sin precedentes, comenzando con el lanzamiento de las Tarjetas de Evaluación Nacional de Inmigración 2014 que demuestran como el Congreso ha fallado en lo referente al tema de la reforma migratoria.
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Honrando a los Nuestros: Reconocimiento a Líderes Latinos en la Gala de los Premios 2014 del NCLR

Honrando a los Nuestros: Reconocimiento a Líderes Latinos en la Gala de los Premios 2014 del NCLR

July 24, 2014
Esta noche, Janet Murguía, presidenta y directora general del NCLR (Consejo Nacional de La Raza) felicitó a los homenajeados en la Gala de los Premios de la Conferencia Anual 2014 del NCLR. La gala fue el evento de clausura de la Conferencia Anual que tuvo lugar del 19 al 22 de julio en el Centro de Convenciones de Los Angeles.
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Honoring Our Own: Prominent Latino Leaders Recognized at 2014 NCLR Awards Gala

Honoring Our Own: Prominent Latino Leaders Recognized at 2014 NCLR Awards Gala

July 23, 2014
Last night, NCLR (National Council of La Raza) President and CEO Janet Murguía congratulated the honorees at the 2014 NCLR Annual Conference Awards Gala, which concluded the Conference held July 19–22 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Six awards were presented in honor of individuals and organizations that have demonstrated exemplary accomplishments, both in their fields and in service to the Hispanic community in the United States.
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NCLR Honors Affiliate Groups for Excellence in Service Through Local Family Strengthening Programs

NCLR Honors Affiliate Groups for Excellence in Service Through Local Family Strengthening Programs

July 23, 2014
NCLR (National Council of La Raza) honored two of its Affiliate organizations for the excellent work they do to strengthen Latino families. The two honorees—Eastmont Community Center in Los Angeles and Erie Neighborhood House in Chicago—were recognized at a ceremony during the 2014 NCLR Annual Conference, which took place July 19–22 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
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Congreso Named NCLR Affiliate of the Year

Congreso Named NCLR Affiliate of the Year

July 23, 2014
Yesterday evening, NCLR (National Council of La Raza) presented the 2014 Affiliate of the Year Award to Congreso, a multiservice organization with an expert focus on the Latino community based in Philadelphia.
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NCLR Honors Hispanic Services Council with the 2014 Affiliate Advocacy Award

NCLR Honors Hispanic Services Council with the 2014 Affiliate Advocacy Award

July 23, 2014
NCLR (National Council of La Raza) today announced that Hispanic Services Council (HSC) of Tampa, Fla., had received the organization’s Affiliate Advocacy Award at a ceremony during the 2014 NCLR Annual Conference in Los Angeles.
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NCLR Hails Passage of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

NCLR Hails Passage of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

July 22, 2014
Earlier today, President Obama signed the “Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act” (WIOA), legislation that lays the framework for job training and adult education services nationwide.
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On Shaky Ground: New Poll Reveals Latino Families Experiencing Much Slower Economic Recovery

On Shaky Ground: New Poll Reveals Latino Families Experiencing Much Slower Economic Recovery

July 21, 2014
According to a new poll conducted by Latino Decisions and NCLR (National Council of La Raza), the majority of Latino voters believe the economy is improving, but their own financial outlook has not.
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NCLR Unveils Immigo, New Mobile Application Designed to Support Immigrant Integration

NCLR Unveils Immigo, New Mobile Application Designed to Support Immigrant Integration

July 21, 2014
NCLR (National Council of La Raza) is pleased to unveil Immigo, a new mobile app designed to provide workers in the immigrant integration field with the most up-to-date information about changing immigration laws and policies.
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Acclaimed Actor, Producer and Activist Dan Guerrero Honored at NCLR’s Annual LGBT Reception

Acclaimed Actor, Producer and Activist Dan Guerrero Honored at NCLR’s Annual LGBT Reception

July 21, 2014
Award-winning actor, producer and activist Dan Guerrero was recognized as this year’s honoree at NCLR’s (National Council of La Raza) annual LGBT reception during the 2014 NCLR Annual Conference in Los Angeles. A Night OUT with NCLR: Celebrating LGBT Champions and Allies was presented by Prudential Financial and sponsored by AT&T, Hilton Worldwide and American Airlines.
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NCLR Applauds Executive Order Barring Federal Contractors from Discriminating Against LGBT Workers

NCLR Applauds Executive Order Barring Federal Contractors from Discriminating Against LGBT Workers

July 21, 2014
Today, President Obama signed an executive order banning federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren to Speak at Economy Townhall During 2014 NCLR Annual Conference

Sen. Elizabeth Warren to Speak at Economy Townhall During 2014 NCLR Annual Conference

July 18, 2014
From the hardworking family buying their first home to the small business owner growing her market share, access to financial services can make the difference between moving ahead and getting stuck in a rut.
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NCLR to Honor Acclaimed Actor, Producer and Activist Dan Guerrero at Annual LGBT Reception

NCLR to Honor Acclaimed Actor, Producer and Activist Dan Guerrero at Annual LGBT Reception

July 17, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ricky Garza (202) 776-1732; rgarza@nclr.org NCLR Press Office in Los Angeles (213) 743-6462 (Open July 18) LOS ANGELES—Attendees at the 2014 NCLR (National Council of La Raza) Annual Conference are invited to participate in A Night OUT with NCLR: Celebrating LGBT Champions and Allies, the annual LGBT reception honoring leading advocates and organizations within the LGBT Hispanic community. This year’s reception, presented by Prudential and sponsored by AT&T, Hilton and American Airlines, will honor award-winning actor, producer and activist Dan Guerrero, son of Chicano music legend Lalo Guerrero. Throughout his accomplished career, Guerrero has fiercely worked to bring more positive Latino images to the screen as a casting director, writer and, for the past 15 years, as a producer of diverse network and cable television programming. He has also been an outspoken supporter for LGBT rights, personally sharing his own experiences examining his identities as member of both the LGBT and Latino communities in his critically acclaimed autobiographical play “¡Gaytino!” MEDIA ADVISORY WHO:        Dan Guerrero, actor, producer, activist                    Catherine Pino, Board member, NCLR WHAT:       A Night OUT with NCLR: Celebrating LGBT Champions and Allies WHEN:      Sunday, July 20, 2014, 5:30–7:30 p.m. PDT WHERE:    JW Marriott L.A. LIVE                     Platinum Ballroom, Salon A-C                     900 W Olympic Blvd.                     Los Angeles, CA 90015 TO RSVP: Please contact Joseph Rendeiro via email at jrendeiro@nclr.org. Reporters with current press credentials can register to attend for free at http://nclr.emsreg.com/nclr14/public/mediaregistration.aspx.  ###                  
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Rep. Luis Gutiérrez To Join 2014 NCLR Annual Conference To Highlight Need For Immigration Solutions

Rep. Luis Gutiérrez To Join 2014 NCLR Annual Conference To Highlight Need For Immigration Solutions

July 16, 2014
The current humanitarian emergency at the U.S. border with children fleeing violence from Central America has once again placed immigration at the center of a national debate as lawmakers attempt to work toward a solution. While advocates are calling on lawmakers to provide relief for these children, 11 million aspiring Americans still need relief as well, as House Republican leadership has failed to act on immigration reform.
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NCLR and Latino Decisions to Release New Poll On Latino Attitudes About Economy, Jobs and Housing

NCLR and Latino Decisions to Release New Poll On Latino Attitudes About Economy, Jobs and Housing

July 15, 2014
In the wake of the damaging recession, Latino workers and entrepreneurs are helping to fuel the resurgence of the American economy. But even though they are the fastest-growing segment of the American workforce, Hispanics still struggle with a number of economic issues related to poverty, unemployment and housing.
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NCLR Study Notes Barriers To Latino Health

NCLR Study Notes Barriers To Latino Health

July 15, 2014
In a report released today, NCLR (National Council of La Raza) examines the challenges faced by millions of Latinos who live with one or more chronic conditions that affect their daily lives. “An Inside Look at Chronic Disease and Health Care among Hispanics in the United States” documents a high rate of chronic disease and obesity among the Latinos surveyed, with nearly half of those with a chronic condition reporting their health as poor to fair. The study found that even though Latinos are accessing health care, they still confront many barriers—including affordability, immigration status and language—to maintaining their health and managing their chronic diseases. Of those surveyed, 25 percent had visited a hospital emergency room in the past 12 months, which is costly and cannot take the place of regular access to medical care for those with chronic conditions.
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Estudio Del NCLR Señala Barreras A La Buena Salud Para Los Hispanos

Estudio Del NCLR Señala Barreras A La Buena Salud Para Los Hispanos

July 15, 2014
En un informe publicado hoy, el Consejo Nacional de La Raza (NCLR, por sus siglas en inglés) examina los desafíos que enfrentan los millones de hispanos que viven con una o más condiciones crónicas de salud que afectan su vida cotidiana. El estudio "An Inside Look at Chronic Disease and Health Care among Hispanics in the United States" puso de manifiesto el alto porcentaje de enfermedades crónicas y obesidad entre los hispanos encuestados, ya que casi la mitad de ellos padecen de enfermedades crónicas clasificaron su estado de salud como pobre o aceptable. El estudio reveló que a pesar de que los hispanos tienen acceso a la atención médica, todavía enfrentan numerosos obstáculos vinculados a la asequibilidad de seguros médicos, estatus migratorio e idioma, para que puedan mantener un buen estado de salud y manejar bien sus enfermedades crónicas. De los encuestados, el 25 por ciento había visitado una sala de emergencias de un hospital en los últimos 12 meses; hecho que resulta siendo costoso y no puede reemplazar el acceso regular de atención médica que necesitan las personas con condiciones crónicas de salud.
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Hundreds of Volunteers To Mark NCLR Community Service Day

Hundreds of Volunteers To Mark NCLR Community Service Day

July 14, 2014
On Friday, July 18, NCLR (National Council of La Raza) will partner with Bank of America and two local members of the NCLR Affiliate Network—Youth Policy Institute (YPI) and AltaMed Health Services—to bring together hundreds of volunteers for a day of community service. The event will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Berendo Middle School and Monseñor Oscar Romero Charter School.
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Cientos de Voluntarios Celebrarán El Día De Servicio Comunitario Del NCLR

Cientos de Voluntarios Celebrarán El Día De Servicio Comunitario Del NCLR

July 14, 2014
El viernes 18 de julio, el NCLR (Consejo Nacional de La Raza) se unirá a Bank of America y a dos miembros locales de la Red de Afiliados del NCLR –Instituto de Política Juvenil (YPI, por sus siglas en inglés) y Servicios de Salud de AltaMed– para reunir a cientos de voluntarios en un día de servicio comunitario. El evento tendrá lugar de 9:00 AM a 1:30 PM en la escuela secundaria de Berendo y la escuela Charter Monseñor Oscar Romero.
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Education Tops Issue Agenda at 2014 NCLR Annual Conference

Education Tops Issue Agenda at 2014 NCLR Annual Conference

July 11, 2014
NCLR (National Council of La Raza) will host its 2014 Annual Conference from July 19 through July 22 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, where improving the state of Latino education will be a central topic of discussion. California is home to the nation’s largest Latino population, and young Hispanics represent the majority of students enrolled in the state’s public schools.
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