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Latinos, Voting, and Future Elections—What’s Next?

Latinos, Voting, and Future Elections—What’s Next?

November 16, 2010
As media and pundits continue to dissect the results of November’s midterm election, one clear theme has emerged: Latinos in 2010 affirmed their influential role in American politics, as voters and as candidates, and this will only be magnified in the 2012 election.
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National Groups Discuss Child Hunger and Obesity Within the Latino Community

National Groups Discuss Child Hunger and Obesity Within the Latino Community

November 15, 2010
New data released today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture show that for the third year in a row, Latino children are the hungriest in America.
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NCLR WINS PUBLIC HEALTH AWARD FOR PROGRAM EDUCATING LATINOS ABOUT OBESITY PREVENTION

NCLR WINS PUBLIC HEALTH AWARD FOR PROGRAM EDUCATING LATINOS ABOUT OBESITY PREVENTION

November 08, 2010
NCLR (National Council of La Raza) today announced that the NCLR Institute for Hispanic Health received an award from the American Public Health Association (APHA) for an obesity prevention program geared toward the Latino community.
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Unemployment Woes Plague Latino Voters

Unemployment Woes Plague Latino Voters

November 05, 2010
The economy and jobs were top concerns of Latinos who voted in Tuesday’s midterm elections, according to new data from an election night poll conducted by Latino Decisions in eight states where high Latino voter turnout was critical to election outcomes.
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Polling and Experts Make Clear: Latino Voters Showed Up & Saved the Senate for the Democrats

Polling and Experts Make Clear: Latino Voters Showed Up & Saved the Senate for the Democrats

November 04, 2010
On Press Call, Experts and Election Night Polling Answer How and Why Latinos Voted in Eight States
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HISPANIC REJECTION OF ANTI-IMMIGRANT CAMPAIGNING HELPS DEMOCRATS KEEP SENATE

HISPANIC REJECTION OF ANTI-IMMIGRANT CAMPAIGNING HELPS DEMOCRATS KEEP SENATE

November 03, 2010
Latino voters proved pivotal in several hotly contested midterm elections, including in Nevada, Colorado, and California, and likely helped Democrats retain their majority in the United States Senate.
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Wealth-Building Wednesdays

Wealth-Building Wednesdays

November 03, 2010
Each Wednesday, NCLR’s Wealth-Building Policy Project rounds up pertinent news from the blogosphere.
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Latino Voters Show Up, Save the Senate for the Democrats

Latino Voters Show Up, Save the Senate for the Democrats

November 03, 2010
Polling Reveals How and Why Latinos Voted in Eight States
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Lesson from Arizona:  Proceed with Caution

Lesson from Arizona:  Proceed with Caution

November 01, 2010
As debate continues over SB 1070, the Arizona law that would essentially codify racial profiling as accepted police practice, no group is paying closer attention than the state lawmakers and politicians who have declared their intentions to enact similar laws in their states.
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This Fall, Teens Play an Active Role in Funding NCLR’s Líderes Initiative

This Fall, Teens Play an Active Role in Funding NCLR’s Líderes Initiative

October 29, 2010
My primary mission at the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) is to develop student leadership in communities throughout the country and foster civic empowerment among rising Latino leaders.
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“Latinos Divided on Immigration.” Headline-grabbing? Yes. Accurate? Hardly.

“Latinos Divided on Immigration.” Headline-grabbing? Yes. Accurate? Hardly.

October 29, 2010
In the battle to categorize Latinos, something always gets lost in translation. Some want to see this community as a monolith that's either aligned on every issue or focused solely on immigration. Others insist that Latinos are like the rest of the electorate and that there is no set of common interests that speak to it as a group.
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News Roundup for Thursday

News Roundup for Thursday

October 28, 2010
As college fees rise, so does aid; poll finds that Americans are worried about mortgage and rent payments; costs of defending Arizona’s SB 1070 top $1 million; survey finds that fewer are seeking flu shots.
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LATINO VOTERS WILL PLAY A DECISIVE ROLE IN THE 2010 ELECTION

LATINO VOTERS WILL PLAY A DECISIVE ROLE IN THE 2010 ELECTION

October 28, 2010
Anti-immigrant and anti-Latino sentiment has potential to drive Latinos to the polls
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NCLR URGES PARTY LEADERS TO DENOUNCE NEGATIVE CAMPAIGN ADS

NCLR URGES PARTY LEADERS TO DENOUNCE NEGATIVE CAMPAIGN ADS

October 27, 2010
Janet Murguía, President and CEO of NCLR (National Council of La Raza), sent letters today to Democratic National Committee Chairman Timothy Kaine and Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele, urging both Democrats and Republicans to denounce efforts to advance campaigns by scapegoating Latinos.
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News Roundup for Wednesday

News Roundup for Wednesday

October 27, 2010
The perfect storm to turn out the Latino vote is brewing, the Department of Education urges teachers to help stop bullying, walking may prevent memory problems among the elderly, and luxury spending is up but spending on essentials is not.
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NCLR APPLAUDS THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION’S STAND AGAINST BULLYING AND HARASSMENT

NCLR APPLAUDS THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION’S STAND AGAINST BULLYING AND HARASSMENT

October 26, 2010
NCLR (National Council of La Raza), the largest national Latino civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States, today commended the U.S. Department of Education and the Obama administration on the release of national guidelines that help determine when student bullying violates federal anti-discrimination laws.
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News Roundup for Tuesday

News Roundup for Tuesday

October 26, 2010
Latino voters more enthusiastic as we approach the November midterm election, mortgage morass persists, the Environmental Protection Agency targets truck emissions, and heavy smoking in middle age increases risks of Alzheimer’s disease.
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News Roundup for Monday

News Roundup for Monday

October 25, 2010
Flaws persist in a federal immigration enforcement program, short sales are resisted as foreclosures resume, a new discovery could help asthma treatments, and caffeinated alcoholic beverages could be the next student health problem.]
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Latino Youth Speak Out on Discrimination in the U.S.

Latino Youth Speak Out on Discrimination in the U.S.

October 22, 2010
Latino youth are coming of age at a time when anti-immigrant and anti-Hispanic sentiment is high and rising.
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News Roundup for Friday

News Roundup for Friday

October 22, 2010
Voters are demonized and demoralized before the election, average college debt rises, diabetes may affect one in three Americans by 2050, and highest teen birthrates are found in the southern U.S.
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