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Encuesta destaca beneficios de la ciudadanía

Encuesta destaca beneficios de la ciudadanía

September 05, 2013
Mientras que el Senado debate la reforma migratoria, el NCLR (Consejo Nacional de La Raza por sus siglas en inglés) publicará un reporte el próximo martes, 10 de septiembre, que señala que los beneficios de la legalización y la naturalización no son simplemente económicos y sociales, sino también financieros.
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Survey Finds Key Benefits to Citizenship for Californian Latinos

Survey Finds Key Benefits to Citizenship for Californian Latinos

September 05, 2013
As the U.S. House starts to debate immigration reform this coming month, NCLR will release a report on Tuesday, September 10th, which finds that the benefits of legalization and naturalization are not just economic and social, but also financial.
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New Grant for NCLR AmeriCorps Program Boosts Latino Participation in National Service

New Grant for NCLR AmeriCorps Program Boosts Latino Participation in National Service

September 05, 2013
NCLR (National Council of La Raza) announced a new three-year grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service for the NCLR AmeriCorps LENS (Latino Empowerment through National Service) program.
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NCLR Welcomes Passage of Sentencing Reform in California Assembly

NCLR Welcomes Passage of Sentencing Reform in California Assembly

September 04, 2013
Today, the California Assembly passed SB 649, a sentencing reform law that will give prosecutors greater discretion in charging low-level drug offenders in the state.
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NCLR Backs Proposal to Protect Workers from Lung Illnesses in Construction, Other Industries

NCLR Backs Proposal to Protect Workers from Lung Illnesses in Construction, Other Industries

August 28, 2013
Last week, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced new workplace standards to drastically cut exposure to crystalline silica dust, a leading cause of silicosis, an incurable and potentially fatal lung disease.
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NCLR and Houston Gateway Academy to Highlight Comprehensive Immigration Reform at Community Event

NCLR and Houston Gateway Academy to Highlight Comprehensive Immigration Reform at Community Event

August 27, 2013
This Wednesday, August 28, NCLR (National Council of La Raza) and Houston Gateway Academy will host a town hall discussion on the importance of fixing our nation’s broken immigration system through comprehensive immigration reform.
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NCLR y Comcast NBCUniversal anuncian su alianza multiplataforma

NCLR y Comcast NBCUniversal anuncian su alianza multiplataforma

August 26, 2013
El NCLR (Consejo Nacional de La Raza por sus siglas en inglés) y Comcast NBCUniversal anuncian su alianza para emitir en VIVO en MSNBC los “Premios ALMA® (American Latino Media Arts) 2013 del NCLR” con programación complementaria en MSNBC, mun2 y las plataformas digitales, incluyendo mun2.tv y Telemundo.com.
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NCLR & Comcast NBCUniversal Announce Multiplatform Partnership

NCLR & Comcast NBCUniversal Announce Multiplatform Partnership

August 26, 2013
NCLR (National Council of La Raza) and Comcast NBCUniversal announce a partnership to air the “2013 NCLR ALMA (American Latino Media Arts) Awards®” LIVE on MSNBC with programming on MSNBC, mun2 and digital platforms including mun2.tv and Telemundo.com.
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NCLR President and CEO Janet Murguía Commemorates 50th Anniversary of March on Washington

NCLR President and CEO Janet Murguía Commemorates 50th Anniversary of March on Washington

August 24, 2013
On the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, thousands have returned to the Lincoln Memorial where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his groundbreaking “I Have a Dream” speech, calling on Congress to protect the civil rights of every American and ensure that the American Dream is accessible to every person in this nation.
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NCLR Praises President Obama’s Proposals to Improve College Affordability

NCLR Praises President Obama’s Proposals to Improve College Affordability

August 22, 2013
Today, President Obama announced a broad plan to help bring college tuition rates down through a new rating system that would provide federal financial aid primarily based on how institutions scored.
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Janet Murguía Helps Commemorate 50th Anniversary of March on Washington

Janet Murguía Helps Commemorate 50th Anniversary of March on Washington

August 22, 2013
This Saturday, August 24, Janet Murguía, President and CEO of NCLR (National Council of La Raza), will join national leaders in the civil rights and labor communities for the National Action to Realize the Dream March, with a rally to be held at the Lincoln Memorial.
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Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, NCLR and Florida Groups to Highlight Impact of Sequester

Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, NCLR and Florida Groups to Highlight Impact of Sequester

August 20, 2013
Tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D–Fla.) will meet with NCLR (National Council of La Raza), Hispanic Unity of Florida, Amigos For Kids, Broward Meals on Wheels and South Florida Voices for Working Families to discuss the current and future impact of sequestration on Latino families in South Florida, followed by a press conference.
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Congresista Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, NCLR y Grupos de la Florida Discutirán Impacto del “Sequester

Congresista Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, NCLR y Grupos de la Florida Discutirán Impacto del “Sequester

August 20, 2013
Mañana, a las 10:00 a.m., la Congresista Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (D-FL) se unirá al NCLR (Consejo Nacional de La Raza por sus siglas en inglés), Hispanic Unity, Amigos for Kids, Meals on Wheels, y South Florida Voices para discutir la presente y el futuro impacto en las familias del sur de la Florida de los recortes al presupuesto federal bajo el llamado ‘sequester’.
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NCLR and Its Network of Affiliate Groups Rally in California for Immigration Reform

NCLR and Its Network of Affiliate Groups Rally in California for Immigration Reform

August 16, 2013
The August congressional recess has been anything but a break for immigration activists around the country who are making a strong push to educate members of Congress about the critical importance of passing comprehensive immigration reform.
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NCLR Applauds Proposed FCC Order in Support of Fair and Reasonable Prison Phone Rates

NCLR Applauds Proposed FCC Order in Support of Fair and Reasonable Prison Phone Rates

August 16, 2013
NCLR (National Council of La Raza) expressed appreciation today for the FCC’s (Federal Communications Commission) proposed action to provide relief for millions of families by helping them maintain contact with family members in prison. The FCC voted 2–1 at a meeting last Friday on a plan to cap prison phone charges at fairer and more affordable rates.
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No Recess in August: NCLR, Affiliates and Community Partners Ramp Up Immigration Reform Efforts

No Recess in August: NCLR, Affiliates and Community Partners Ramp Up Immigration Reform Efforts

August 15, 2013
With Congress set to return to Washington in just a few short weeks, NCLR (National Council of La Raza) and its network of nearly 300 community organizations have joined forces with partners across the nation to ramp up efforts during the August recess to build support for comprehensive immigration reform.
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NCLR & Latin American Coalition: N.C Voter I.D. Bill Latest Move to Disenfranchise Minority Voters

NCLR & Latin American Coalition: N.C Voter I.D. Bill Latest Move to Disenfranchise Minority Voters

August 14, 2013
Today, NCLR and a member of its Affiliate Network, Latin American Coalition, denounced the enactment of a new North Carolina voter reform law that would require potential voters to show photo identification at the polls and eliminates the ability to register to vote on Election Day—both actions that stand to make it more difficult for eligible citizens to vote.
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NCLR Praises the U.S. Attorney General’s Strong Efforts to Tackle Sentencing Reform

NCLR Praises the U.S. Attorney General’s Strong Efforts to Tackle Sentencing Reform

August 13, 2013
Yesterday, Attorney General Eric Holder announced a sentencing reform proposal aimed at creating the supports to reduce recidivism and address practices that disproportionately impact racial and ethnic minorities.
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NCLR Welcomes Nomination of Dr. France Córdova as Director of National Science Foundation

NCLR Welcomes Nomination of Dr. France Córdova as Director of National Science Foundation

August 06, 2013
Last week, President Obama announced his intent to nominate former Purdue University President France Córdova to be Director of the National Science Foundation. NCLR (National Council of La Raza) applauds the president for this outstanding selection. When she is confirmed, Dr. Cordova will become the first Latina and only the second woman to lead the Foundation.
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Sheriff Lupe Valdez Honored at NCLR LGBT and Allies Reception

Sheriff Lupe Valdez Honored at NCLR LGBT and Allies Reception

August 01, 2013
This year’s LGBT and Allies Reception during the 2013 NCLR (National Council of La Raza) Annual Conference honored Sheriff Lupe Valdez, the first female, first Hispanic and first lesbian Sheriff of Dallas County, Texas. Sheriff Valdez, who has worked in law enforcement for over 30 years at both the federal and state levels, took office in 2005 and has been reelected twice to continue on in the role.
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