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NCLR: Outline of Housing Finance Reform Bill Raises Serious Concerns for Latinos

NCLR: Outline of Housing Finance Reform Bill Raises Serious Concerns for Latinos

March 13, 2014
Earlier this week, leaders from the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs reached a bipartisan agreement on a plan to overhaul the housing finance system.
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NCLR and COFFO Host Local Health Insurance Enrollment Event as March Deadline Nears

NCLR and COFFO Host Local Health Insurance Enrollment Event as March Deadline Nears

March 12, 2014
On Saturday, March 15, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., NCLR (National Council of La Raza) and COFFO (Coalition of Florida Farmworker Organizations) will host a health screening and health insurance enrollment event for the local community.
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Hundreds of Hispanic Leaders Tell House Republican Leadership:  Vote for Immigration Reform Now

Hundreds of Hispanic Leaders Tell House Republican Leadership:  Vote for Immigration Reform Now

March 06, 2014
More than 200 hundred leaders from Latino nonprofit and civic organizations in cities across the U.S. were on Capitol Hill today to send a strong message to House Republican leadership that failing to act on immigration reform will have political consequences.
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Senate Gang of Eight and Fast for Families Honored at 2014 NCLR Capital Awards Gala

Senate Gang of Eight and Fast for Families Honored at 2014 NCLR Capital Awards Gala

March 05, 2014
At the National Building Museum, with more than 700 corporate, legislative and community leaders in attendance, the 2014 NCLR (National Council of La Raza) Capital Awards were presented to two groups that have significantly impacted the push for immigration reform over the past year.
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NCLR’s Janet Murguía Sends Message to House Leadership and Obama Administration on Immigration

NCLR’s Janet Murguía Sends Message to House Leadership and Obama Administration on Immigration

March 04, 2014
During the keynote address at the 2014 NCLR (National Council of La Raza) Capital Awards gala, Janet Murguía, President and CEO of NCLR, called on President Obama to use executive authority to halt unnecessary deportations and on the House Leadership to pass immigration reform now.
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NCLR Welcomes New Members to National Affiliate Network

NCLR Welcomes New Members to National Affiliate Network

February 28, 2014
Today, NCLR (National Council of La Raza) is proud to announce the addition of four new members to its national Affiliate Network just as the organization prepares to celebrate the 2014 NCLR National Latino Advocacy Days, an event on March 5–6 in the District of Columbia that gathers hundreds of representatives from the NCLR Affiliate Network.
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NCLR Le Da La Bienvenida a Nuevos Grupos a su Red de Organizaciones Afiliadas

NCLR Le Da La Bienvenida a Nuevos Grupos a su Red de Organizaciones Afiliadas

February 28, 2014
Hoy, NCLR (El Consejo Nacional de La Raza, por sus siglas en inglés), se enorgullece en anunciar que cuatro organizaciones nuevas se han unido a su red de Afiliados justo cuando la organización se prepara para celebrar el Día Nacional de Abogar por los Latinos National Latino Advocacy Days, evento que reúne a cientos de representantes de las organizaciones miembros del NCLR en el Distrito de Columbia del 5 al 6 de marzo.
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Líderes del Congreso y Trabajadores Avícolas Indignados Por la Propuesta Peligrosa de USDA

Líderes del Congreso y Trabajadores Avícolas Indignados Por la Propuesta Peligrosa de USDA

February 27, 2014
El congresista Bennie Thompson y otros líderes del congreso se unieron a los trabajadores agrícolas el día de hoy para urgir a la Administración a parar al Departamento de Agricultura de los EE.UU. (USDA) de permitir que las plantas procesadoras avícola incrementen la velocidad de las líneas de procesamiento – una decisión que lo más probable causara más lesiones a los trabajadores y amenaza la seguridad del consumidor.
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Congressional Leaders, Poultry Workers Outraged at Harmful USDA Proposal, Urge Administration to Act

Congressional Leaders, Poultry Workers Outraged at Harmful USDA Proposal, Urge Administration to Act

February 27, 2014
Congressman Bennie Thompson and other congressional leaders joined poultry workers today urging the Administration to stop the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) from allowing poultry plants to increase processing line speeds – a decision likely to lead to more worker injuries and threaten consumer safety.
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Senate Gang of Eight, Fast for Families to Be Honored at 2014 NCLR Capital Awards Gala

Senate Gang of Eight, Fast for Families to Be Honored at 2014 NCLR Capital Awards Gala

February 26, 2014
The 27th annual NCLR (National Council of La Raza) Capital Awards gala, which recognizes both Democratic and Republican elected officials who promote legislation and public policies that benefit Hispanic Americans, will honor two groups that have been outspoken on issues that significantly impact the Latino community.
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NCLR, LAYC and La Clínica del Pueblo Help Latinos Navigate Health Insurance Enrollment Process

NCLR, LAYC and La Clínica del Pueblo Help Latinos Navigate Health Insurance Enrollment Process

February 20, 2014
Today, NCLR (National Council of La Raza) in collaboration with its affiliates―the Latin American Youth Center (LAYC) and La Clínica del Pueblo― joined forces to host Latino community members at a forum aimed at promoting enrollment in the new health insurance plans available through the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
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NCLR, LAYC and La Clínica del Pueblo to Host Affordable Care Act Outreach Event for Local Community

NCLR, LAYC and La Clínica del Pueblo to Host Affordable Care Act Outreach Event for Local Community

February 13, 2014
On Thursday, February 20, 2014, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. EST, NCLR (National Council of La Raza), the Latin American Youth Center (LAYC) and La Clínica del Pueblo will partner in hosting an event for Latino youth and their families to provide information and encourage Latinos to enroll in health insurance available through the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
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NCLR, LAYC y La Clínica del Pueblo: Un Evento Acerca de la “Ley del Cuidado de Salud Asequible”

NCLR, LAYC y La Clínica del Pueblo: Un Evento Acerca de la “Ley del Cuidado de Salud Asequible”

February 13, 2014
El jueves 20 de febrero de 2014, de 2: 00 a las 4:00pm, el Consejo Nacional de La Raza (NCLR, por sus siglas en inglés), el Latin American Youth Center (LAYC) y La Clínica del Pueblo auspiciarán un evento para los jóvenes hispanos y sus familias con el objeto de proporcionar información y alentar a que los hispanos se inscriban en el seguro de salud disponible a través de la Ley del Cuidado de Salud Asequible (Affordable Care Act o ACA, por sus siglas en inglés).
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Lista de Principios de Inmigración un Paso Adelante pero Queda Mucho por Hacer

Lista de Principios de Inmigración un Paso Adelante pero Queda Mucho por Hacer

January 31, 2014
Hoy, los republicanos de la Cámara de Representantes expusieron una lista de principios de inmigración que proporciona un marco de cómo planean abordar la reforma del disfuncional sistema de inmigración del país. Aunque el NCLR (Consejo Nacional de La Raza) está complacido porque los republicanos de la Cámara de Representantes han pasado de ‘si se debería’ abordar la reforma de inmigración a ‘cómo abordarla’, los legisladores deben dar el siguiente paso crítico y presentar una solución.
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NCLR to House Republicans: Step Forward but There’s Much Work Still to Do

NCLR to House Republicans: Step Forward but There’s Much Work Still to Do

January 31, 2014
Earlier today, House Republicans unveiled a set of immigration principles that provide a framework for how they plan to tackle reforming the nation’s broken immigration system. While NCLR (National Council of La Raza) is encouraged that House Republicans have moved from ‘whether’ to address immigration reform to ‘how,’ lawmakers must take the critical next step to put forward a legislative solution.
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NCLR Backs Proposals from Both President and Congress to Address Growing Retirement Crisis

NCLR Backs Proposals from Both President and Congress to Address Growing Retirement Crisis

January 30, 2014
This week, both Congress and the White House are proposing new ways to provide a more secure retirement for millions of Americans.
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NCLR Welcomes President Obama’s Focus on Opportunity in State of the Union

NCLR Welcomes President Obama’s Focus on Opportunity in State of the Union

January 29, 2014
In response to tonight’s State of the Union address, in which President Obama spoke about issues such as growing income inequality in our nation, Janet Murguía, President and CEO of NCLR (National Council of La Raza), has called on policymakers to recommit to creating jobs, rewarding work, and ensuring that our children are prepared to compete and excel in the 21st century economy.
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NCLR and Mi Famila Vota Education Fund to Launch Colorado Latino Voter Registration Campaign

NCLR and Mi Famila Vota Education Fund to Launch Colorado Latino Voter Registration Campaign

January 28, 2014
On Thursday, January 30, at 10:00 a.m. MST, NCLR (National Council of La Raza) and Mi Familia Vota Education Fund will announce the Colorado launch of their combined voter registration efforts at a press conference on the west steps of the State Capitol.
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NCLR Mourns Passing of Legendary Dallas Attorney Adelfa Callejo

NCLR Mourns Passing of Legendary Dallas Attorney Adelfa Callejo

January 28, 2014
Today NCLR (National Council of La Raza) was saddened to learn of the passing of Adelfa Callejo this past Saturday at the age of 90 after a long battle with brain cancer.
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NCLR Representatives Available to Comment on State of the Union Address

NCLR Representatives Available to Comment on State of the Union Address

January 24, 2014
On Tuesday, January 28, at 9:00 p.m. EST, President Barack Obama will deliver his annual State of the Union Address to Congress.
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