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Media Spotlight - August 2013

Media Spotlight - August 2013

September 23, 2013
Top clips and news highlights featuring NCLR spokespeople, publications and events throughout the month of August.
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NCLR Praises President Obama’s Push to Reform Housing Market

NCLR Praises President Obama’s Push to Reform Housing Market

August 07, 2013
Yesterday, during a speech in Phoenix, Ariz., President Obama reiterated the urgent need to pass housing reform that opens access to affordable mortgage credit for low- and moderate-income homebuyers, as well as underserved communities.
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Media Spotlight - July 2013

Media Spotlight - July 2013

July 31, 2013
Top clips and news highlights featuring NCLR spokespeople, publications and events throughout the month of July.
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Media Spotlight - June 2013

Media Spotlight - June 2013

June 30, 2013
Top clips and news highlights featuring NCLR spokespeople, publications and events throughout the month of June.
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Media Spotlight - May 2013

Media Spotlight - May 2013

May 31, 2013
View stories and clips highlighting NCLR's work throughout the month of May.
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Media Spotlight - April 2013

Media Spotlight - April 2013

April 30, 2013
Top clips and news highlights featuring NCLR spokespeople, publications and events throughout the month of April.
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Civil Rights Groups Call for Passage of Housing Bill

Civil Rights Groups Call for Passage of Housing Bill

April 11, 2013
Today, NCLR (National Council of La Raza), the NAACP and Del Norte Neighborhood Development Corporation, along with other community and civil rights activists, held a press conference at the State Capitol in Denver to press for approval of a measure to help struggling homeowners. HB 13-1249, the “Colorado Housing Stabilization and Mortgage Accountability Act,” would require banks to determine whether homeowners qualify for loan modifications prior to starting foreclosure proceedings.
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Media Spotlight - March 2013

Media Spotlight - March 2013

March 31, 2013
Top clips and news highlights featuring NCLR spokespeople, publications and events throughout the month of March.
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Media Spotlight - February 2013

Media Spotlight - February 2013

February 28, 2013
Top clips and news highlights featuring NCLR spokespeople, publications and events throughout the month of February.
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Media Spotlight - January 2013

Media Spotlight - January 2013

February 14, 2013
Top news clips and highlights featuring NCLR spokespeople, publications and events throughout the month of January.
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MSNBC

MSNBC

January 30, 2013
The president of the National Council of La Raza, Janet Murguia, talks with Andrea Mitchell about the Senate’s proposal for immigration reform and whether it will make a difference with Hispanic voters. Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy
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PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHour

January 29, 2013
President Obama endorsed a bipartisan immigration plan crafted by eight senators, but that blueprint may face hurdles in the House, where some lawmakers are working on a competing plan. Gwen Ifill gets views from Kris Kobach, Secretary of State of Kansas, and Clarissa Matinez de Castro of the National Council of La Raza. Watch Bipartisan Blueprint for Immigration Reform Faces Hurdles on PBS. See more from PBS NewsHour.
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El Tiempo Latino- Una feria para toda la familia

El Tiempo Latino- Una feria para toda la familia

July 23, 2011
Este sábado 23 y domingo 24, el Consejo Nacional de La Raza (NCLR, por sus siglas en inglés) realizará una feria gratuita para las familias en el hotel Marriott Wardman Park en DC. La feria se llevará a cabo en el marco de la conferencia nacional que realiza el NCLR cada año y que en esta oportunidad contará con la participación del presidente Barack Obama como principal orador.
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Washington Hispanic- Obama habla a la comunidad hispana

Washington Hispanic- Obama habla a la comunidad hispana

July 23, 2011
En medio de creciente expectativa, la opinión pública del país, y muy especialmente la comunidad hispana, se disponen a escuchar el discurso que pronunciará el presidente Barack Obama este lunes 25, durante la Conferencia Anual 2011 del Consejo Nacional de La Raza (NCLR, por sus siglas en inglés), que tiene su sede en un gran hotel de Washington, DC.
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NBC 4 Washington- Viewpoint July 17: Janet Murguia from the National Council of La Raza

NBC 4 Washington- Viewpoint July 17: Janet Murguia from the National Council of La Raza

July 23, 2011
Janet Murguia, the president and CEO of National Council of La Raza, joined Viewpoint to discuss her organization's mission to improve the lives of Hispanics. Janet Murguia, the president and CEO of National Council of La Raza, joined News4's Jum Handly on Viewpoint to discuss her organization's mission to improve the lives of Hispanics. Murguia discussed the role of the NCLR, the nation's growing Hispanic population, and the changing perceptions of that demographic. The NCLR will host its annual conference and National Latino Family Expo, from July 23 to July 26. You can find out more about the even here.  
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Notimex: Inauguran conferencia hispana en EUA con naturalización de inmigrantes

Notimex: Inauguran conferencia hispana en EUA con naturalización de inmigrantes

July 22, 2011
El Consejo Nacional de La Raza (NCLR), la organización hispana más grande de Estados Unidos, inauguró hoy aquí su conferencia anual con una ceremonia de naturalización de unos 30 inmigrantes de 18 países.
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Ceremonia de naturalizacion inagura la conferencia anual 2011 del NCLR

Ceremonia de naturalizacion inagura la conferencia anual 2011 del NCLR

July 18, 2011
La escuela pública charter Carlos Rosario International será la anfitriona de la ceremonia especial de naturalización el viernes 22 de julio a las 10:00 AM. Treinta residentes de Virginia procedentes de 18 países prestarán su juramento para convertirse en ciudadanos de los Estados Unidos. El evento iniciará la Conferencia Anual 2011 del NCLR (Consejo Nacional de La Raza) que tendrá lugar del 23 al 26 de julio en el hotel Marriott Wardman Park en el Distrito de Columbia.
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President Obama to Address NCLR Annual Conference In July

President Obama to Address NCLR Annual Conference In July

June 16, 2011
The White House has confirmed that President Barack Obama will speak at the 2011 NCLR (National Council of La Raza) Annual Conference, NCLR President and CEO Janet Murguía announced today. The NCLR Annual Conference and National Latino Family Expo, the single largest national Latino event of the year, will be held in Washington, D.C., July 23–26, at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel. More than 25,000 participants are expected to attend the four-day event.
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AltaMed Health Services Corporation Honors NCLR Escalera Program Graduates

AltaMed Health Services Corporation Honors NCLR Escalera Program Graduates

June 15, 2011
With its partner AltaMed Health Services Corporation, NCLR (National Council of La Raza) is pleased to honor the graduating class of the 2011 NCLR Escalera Program: Taking Steps to Success. Escalera Program graduates will be recognized on Wednesday, June 15 at 6:00 p.m. PDT. Seventy-three students from East Los Angeles have successfully earned their high school diplomas and completed the Escalera Program.
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Los Angeles Leadership Academy Renovates Its Library

Los Angeles Leadership Academy Renovates Its Library

June 15, 2011
The Los Angeles Leadership Academy will host a community celebration at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 22 to unveil its newly renovated school library. The celebration will take place at the high school, located at 234 East Avenue 33 in Los Angeles. Remarks will be made by Mona Field, member of the school’s board of directors and the board of trustees at Los Angeles Community College District; Carolina Salcedo, a Lincoln Heights community leader whose child attends the Los Angeles Leadership Academy; Roger Lowenstein, Founder and Executive Director of Los Angeles Leadership Academy; and a representative from the Lowe’s Burbank branch.
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