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News Roundup for Thursday

News Roundup for Thursday

October 21, 2010
Buying food with cash leads to healthier purchases, the health care law gets fact-checked, drought persists in the South and Midwest, and the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) generates better returns than do Treasury bonds.
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“DON’T VOTE” ADS ARE UN-AMERICAN, SAYS NCLR

“DON’T VOTE” ADS ARE UN-AMERICAN, SAYS NCLR

October 20, 2010
Calling recent ads by Latinos for Reform an “affront to American civil rights and values,” NCLR (National Council of La Raza) President and CEO Janet Murguía today urged Latinos to stand up and have their voices heard at the polls this November.
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News Roundup for Wednesday

News Roundup for Wednesday

October 20, 2010
Income inequality is too big to ignore, Hispanic voters could decide key election in November, whooping cough outbreaks show many not vaccinated, community colleges do not graduate most students in California.
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News Roundup for Tuesday

News Roundup for Tuesday

October 19, 2010
Ruling on health care reform expected by end of the year, racial harmony begins in the dorm room, foreclosure freeze ends in 23 states, ways to reduce breast cancer risks.
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News Roundup for Monday

News Roundup for Monday

October 18, 2010
White House urges calm on foreclosures, environmental justice tour hits California, deportation program expands in Texas, and obesity impacts medical spending.
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Hispanic victims of domestic violence might need a different approach

Hispanic victims of domestic violence might need a different approach

October 18, 2010
According to the U.S. Department of Justice, women are five times more likely than men to become victims of domestic violence.
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News Roundup for Monday

News Roundup for Monday

October 18, 2010
White House urges calm on foreclosures, environmental justice tour hits California, deportation program expands in Texas, and obesity impacts medical spending.
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An Urgent Challenge for our Nation: Improving the Economic Well-Being of Latino Kids

An Urgent Challenge for our Nation: Improving the Economic Well-Being of Latino Kids

October 15, 2010
A place at the table isn’t the goal—it’s a prerequisite to the goal,” said Cecilia Muñoz, deputy assistant to the president for intergovernmental affairs, during a keynote address at an event sponsored by the Half in Ten campaign, the National Council of La Raza, and the Center for American Progress Action Fund this week on improving the economic well-being of Latino children.
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News Roundup for Friday

News Roundup for Friday

October 15, 2010
Guilty verdict reached in trial for teens accused of beating an immigrant to death, Social Security benefits won’t increase in 2011, the Education Department sees spike in civil rights complaints, and bilingual education may promote healthy brains.
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LATINO YOUTH AIM FOR AMERICAN DREAM DESPITE PERVASIVE DISCRIMINATION, SAYS NCLR STUDY

LATINO YOUTH AIM FOR AMERICAN DREAM DESPITE PERVASIVE DISCRIMINATION, SAYS NCLR STUDY

October 14, 2010
Recent news stories have brought attention to the impact that discrimination can have on young people as they struggle with issues of identity and belonging.
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It’s About Respect

It’s About Respect

October 14, 2010
It's time to address our problems as a country, together, and reject the politics of division. Latinos stand to make a significant contribution to get us on that path and send a message that we need lawmakers who are willing to work toward real solutions to our nation's problems.
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OZOMATLI AND NCLR CALL ON LATINOS TO VOTE FOR RESPECT

OZOMATLI AND NCLR CALL ON LATINOS TO VOTE FOR RESPECT

October 14, 2010
New Ozomatli Song “Respeto” Available for Free Download at www.nclr.org and www.ozomatli.com
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News Roundup for Thursday

News Roundup for Thursday

October 14, 2010
Georgia colleges ban undocumented students, the foreclosure debacle threatens the economy, Hispanics are living longer, and charter schools show better performance.
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Wealth-Building Wednesday

Wealth-Building Wednesday

October 13, 2010
Each Wednesday, NCLR’s Wealth-Building Policy Project rounds up pertinent news from the blogosphere.
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One Nation Working Together:  A Focus on Education

One Nation Working Together:  A Focus on Education

October 13, 2010
Thousands of Americans gathered in Washington, DC, recently for the One Nation Working Together march to show their support and commitment to the idea that all people—regardless of race, ethnicity, class, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, or ability—should have the opportunity to fulfill their potential and contribute to an economy that works for everyone.
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News Roundup for Wednesday

News Roundup for Wednesday

October 13, 2010
Long economic recovery taking longer for some, mental health providers struggle with Medicaid’s expansion, judge lets lawsuit on SB 1070 proceed, and you can lead your kids to healthy food, but can you make them eat?
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News Roundup for Tuesday

News Roundup for Tuesday

October 12, 2010
The Latino vote could be a wild card in November, California to join multistate foreclosure probe, the farm belt bounces back, Colorado looks to reform education
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A Shared Vision for a New Economy

A Shared Vision for a New Economy

October 08, 2010
In our communities, the economic crisis has hit hard, and it is unrelenting. According to the latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
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News Roundup for Friday

News Roundup for Friday

October 08, 2010
What if Latinos stay home this election? Plus, flawed foreclosures stalls home sales, number of women pulling in big bucks increases, the jobless rate remains at 9.6 % in September, and the number of adults with arthritis increases.
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NCLR to Host First-Ever Latino-Focused Workforce Development Conference in Chicago

NCLR to Host First-Ever Latino-Focused Workforce Development Conference in Chicago

October 07, 2010
NCLR (National Council of La Raza), the largest national Latino civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States, will hold its 2010 Workforce Development Conference—“¡Listo! Preparing Latino Workers for the New Economy”—on Wednesday, October 13 and Thursday, October 14 in Chicago, Illinois.
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