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NCLR to Release Report on Chronic Disease Among Latinos

NCLR to Release Report on Chronic Disease Among Latinos

July 09, 2014
On Tuesday, July 15, at 1:00 p.m. EDT, NCLR (National Council of La Raza) will host a telephonic press conference to release a report that examines the challenges in preventing and managing chronic diseases in the Latino community.
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El NCLR Publica Informe Sobre las Enfermedades Crónicas entre los Latinos

El NCLR Publica Informe Sobre las Enfermedades Crónicas entre los Latinos

July 09, 2014
El martes, 15 de julio, a la 1:00 PM tiempo del este (EDT), el NCLR (Consejo Nacional de La Raza por sus siglas en inglés) llevará a cabo una conferencia telefónica de prensa para dar a conocer un informe que examina los retos que la comunidad latina enfrenta en la prevención y el tratamiento de las enfermedades crónicas.
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Technology and Innovation Take Center Stage at 2014 NCLR Annual Conference

Technology and Innovation Take Center Stage at 2014 NCLR Annual Conference

July 08, 2014
California is an international hub of innovation, with Silicon Valley serving as the epicenter of the technology sector. It is also home to the largest Hispanic population in the United States. With an unprecedented opportunity to connect both audiences, the 2014 NCLR Annual Conference and National Latino Family Expo® will challenge attendees to “Think. Create. Aspire.” as Conference explores how technology can drive social change in the lives of America’s Latinos.
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As the Civil Rights Act Turns 50, We Celebrate Its Accomplishments & Recognize the Work Still Ahead

As the Civil Rights Act Turns 50, We Celebrate Its Accomplishments & Recognize the Work Still Ahead

July 03, 2014
Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 into law, a monumental achievement that set our nation on a new path toward greater equality, fairness and justice for all.
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While GOP House Leaders Abandon Ship, Latino and AAPI Communities Keep Score

While GOP House Leaders Abandon Ship, Latino and AAPI Communities Keep Score

July 01, 2014
With House Republican leadership throwing away the best chance in recent decades to reform the immigration system, national Latino and Asian American and Pacific Islander groups are renewing their combined pledge to inform their communities of Congress’ failure to do its job. Final scores of all 435 House members regarding votes and inaction on immigration reform are being tabulated and will be released in late July for nationwide distribution.
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GOP’s Refusal to Advance Immigration Reform Leaves No Other Alternative—President Must Act

GOP’s Refusal to Advance Immigration Reform Leaves No Other Alternative—President Must Act

June 30, 2014
In the wake of Speaker John Boehner’s remarks that he will not permit the House of Representatives to vote on immigration reform this year, President Obama announced earlier today that he will use his executive authority to fix our broken immigration system and provide some relief to the millions of aspiring Americans facing the constant threat of deportation.
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On Immigration, NCLR Warns House Leadership, “Be Part of the Solution, or Own the Problem”

On Immigration, NCLR Warns House Leadership, “Be Part of the Solution, or Own the Problem”

June 26, 2014
One year ago, the U.S. Senate passed the “Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013 (S. 744),” a historic piece of bipartisan legislation designed to overhaul our nation’s outdated immigration system. Responding to the will of the American people, who overwhelmingly support immigration reform, Republicans and Democrats came together to reach a compromise that included a much-needed path to citizenship for the 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the U.S.
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NCLR Pide un Enfoque Integral para Solucionar la Situación de los Niños Refugiados en la Frontera

NCLR Pide un Enfoque Integral para Solucionar la Situación de los Niños Refugiados en la Frontera

June 26, 2014
Teniendo en cuenta una situación humanitaria de carácter internacional ante el creciente número de niños refugiados no acompañados que se encuentran bajo la custodia del gobierno de Estados Unidos, el Consejo Nacional de La Raza (NCLR, por sus siglas en inglés) aprobó hoy el plan multipunto del senador Robert Menéndez (D.- N.J.) para abordar este problema y, al mismo tiempo, solicitó un mayor apoyo financiero de muchas organizaciones humanitarias, legales y las abocadas a la protección infantil para que ayuden a estos niños.
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Expo Nacional de la Famila Latina® del NCLR Ofrece un Fin de Semana Divertido e Informativo

Expo Nacional de la Famila Latina® del NCLR Ofrece un Fin de Semana Divertido e Informativo

June 26, 2014
El NCLR (Consejo Nacional de La Raza) celebrará la influencia de la creciente comunidad latina en la Expo Nacional de la Familia Latina® 2014 del 19 al 21 de julio en Los Angeles.
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NCLR’S National Latino Family Expo® Offers a Fun and Informative Weekend

NCLR’S National Latino Family Expo® Offers a Fun and Informative Weekend

June 26, 2014
NCLR (National Council of La Raza) will celebrate the influence of the growing Latino community at the 2014 National Latino Family Expo® on July 19–21 in Los Angeles.
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Six Latino Organizations Join NCLR National Affiliate Network

Six Latino Organizations Join NCLR National Affiliate Network

June 26, 2014
Six new community-based organizations recently joined the NCLR (National Council of La Raza) Affiliate Network, whose members work with the Latino community throughout the nation.
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Seis Organizaciones Latinas se Unen a la Red de Afiliados del NCLR

Seis Organizaciones Latinas se Unen a la Red de Afiliados del NCLR

June 26, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Seis organizaciones comunitarias se han unido a la red de afiliados del NCLR (Consejo Nacional de La Raza), cuyos miembros trabajan con la comunidad latina en todo el país.
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NCLR Calls for Comprehensive Approach to Humanitarian Plight of Refugee Children on the U.S. Border

NCLR Calls for Comprehensive Approach to Humanitarian Plight of Refugee Children on the U.S. Border

June 25, 2014
Deeming the growing numbers of unaccompanied child refugees in U.S. government custody an international humanitarian situation, NCLR (National Council of La Raza) today endorsed Senator Robert Menendez’s (D.-N.J.) multipoint plan to address the issue and also called for greater financial support of the many humanitarian, legal and children’s organizations that have been leading efforts to assist these children.
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NCLR Applauds Introduction of Immigrant Integration Bill

NCLR Applauds Introduction of Immigrant Integration Bill

June 24, 2014
Earlier today, Reps. Tony Cardenas (D–Calif.) and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) introduced the “New American Success Act,” a bill to more effectively assist immigrants as they navigate the naturalization process.
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Global Conference Examines Outcomes on the Strength of Peer Support Programs

Global Conference Examines Outcomes on the Strength of Peer Support Programs

June 23, 2014
Peers for Progress, a program of the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation (AAFPF), and NCLR (National Council of La Raza) gathered researchers and program leaders last week at a conference in San Francisco for an in-depth discussion, “Peer Support: Evidence and Directions Forward.”
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NCLR patrocinará foro informativo sobre los estándares de Arizona

NCLR patrocinará foro informativo sobre los estándares de Arizona

June 23, 2014
El jueves, 26 de junio, de 3:30 a 5:30 p.m., NCLR (Consejo Nacional de La Raza por sus siglas en inglés), en colaboración con la Cámara de Comercio de Tucson, patrocinará una sesión informativa para discutir el impacto de nuevos estándares educacionales en los jóvenes de Arizona, en particular los alumnos hispanos.
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NCLR to Host Latino Leadership Briefing on Arizona’s College- and Career-Ready Standards

NCLR to Host Latino Leadership Briefing on Arizona’s College- and Career-Ready Standards

June 23, 2014
On Thursday, June 26, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., NCLR, in partnership with the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, will host a Latino leadership briefing to discuss the impact of educational standards on Arizona students and Hispanic students in particular.
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Minority Groups to McCarthy: Set a Date for Immigration Vote or Kill Best Chance for a Real Solution

Minority Groups to McCarthy: Set a Date for Immigration Vote or Kill Best Chance for a Real Solution

June 19, 2014
National Latino and AAPI leaders released the following statement today after House Republicans elected Rep. Kevin McCarthy of California as Majority Leader. McCarthy represents a largely farmworker district that is 35% Latino and 5% Asian American and Pacific Islander. The election comes on the eve of the one-year anniversary of the Senate passage of S.744, a comprehensive immigration reform bill that passed with a vote of 68 to 32.
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New Report Highlights Impact of Work Experience on Employment Status of Young Latino Men

New Report Highlights Impact of Work Experience on Employment Status of Young Latino Men

June 11, 2014
Latinos are the youngest and fastest-growing segment of the American labor force, but the beginnings of their careers are often plagued with unique challenges. Today, NCLR (National Council of La Raza) released a report titled “Giving Them an Edge? The Effects of Work Experience on the Employment Prospects of Latino Young Men.”
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NCLR Announces Exciting Lineup for its 2014 Annual Conference

NCLR Announces Exciting Lineup for its 2014 Annual Conference

June 10, 2014
NCLR (National Council of La Raza) today announced highlights of its upcoming 2014 Annual Conference and National Latino Family Expo®, the preeminent events for NCLR and for Latinos across the nation. Returning to Los Angeles for the fourth time, the NCLR Annual Conference and National Latino Family Expo will run from Saturday, July 19 through Tuesday, July 22 at the JW Marriott Los Angeles and L.A. LIVE entertainment complex.
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