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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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El consejo nacional de la raza reconoce y aplaude a las principales organizaciones latinas sin fines

El consejo nacional de la raza reconoce y aplaude a las principales organizaciones latinas sin fines

June 14, 2011
El Consejo Nacional de La Raza (NCLR) desea felicitar a las doce organizaciones afiliadas que forman parte del grupo de veinticinco organizaciones Hispanas de mayor impacto en la nación. Estas organizaciones fueron escogidas por la revista Hispanic Business en base a sus ingresos anuales, y los servicios que ofrecen a la población latina de los Estados Unidos.
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NCLR’S Home for Good Campaign Ramps up Efforts to Stop Foreclosures and Protect Affordable Housing

NCLR’S Home for Good Campaign Ramps up Efforts to Stop Foreclosures and Protect Affordable Housing

June 08, 2011
In today’s volatile housing market, millions of Americans, including communities of color, working families, and seniors, are facing the harsh reality that they can no longer afford their homes. But in the face of these dire economic conditions, NCLR (National Council of La Raza) and six other leading civil rights and advocacy organizations—NAACP, National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development (CAPACD), National People’s Action (NPA), National Urban League (NUL), The Opportunity Agenda, and PICO—are partnering in a call to action under NCLR’s Home for Good campaign to protect the American Dream of homeownership.
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Hispanic Values Are American Values

Hispanic Values Are American Values

April 22, 2011
There's a lot of buzz these days about a finding in the 2010 Census that confirms what the Latino community has long known: The Hispanic population in this country has grown dramatically over the last decade. What was once the province of a few states has now become an integral part of our national community.
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The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility Elects Janet Murguía Board Chair

The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility Elects Janet Murguía Board Chair

December 22, 2010
Janet Murguía, president and CEO of the National Council of La Raza (NCLR), was recently elected chair of the HACR Board of Directors, for the 2011-2012 term, effective May 2011.
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Los aztecas se fortalecen ante los grandes

Los aztecas se fortalecen ante los grandes

June 25, 2010
Este articulo de Ahora Si se trata sobre del Presidente Obama y el apoyo de la communidad hispana. Janet Murguía, Presidenta de NCLR commento que la communidad hispana juzgara a Presidente Obama segun cumpla de la promesa de la reforma de inmigracion. Lee el articulo  
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In visit to Israel, Latina women see themselves

In visit to Israel, Latina women see themselves

March 19, 2010
In this Blog Post from Hispanic Trending talks about Janet Murguia’s, NCLR President voyage to Israel to partake in the American Jewish Committee’s week long event: Project Interchange. The project develops and conducts seminars for current and emerging US leaders.
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Latinos dependen de crédito para gasto diario en EU

Latinos dependen de crédito para gasto diario en EU

March 19, 2010
Este articulo de El Universal se trata de las problems con tarjetas de credito que afectan a muchos latinos. Janet Murguía, presidenta del NCLR comenta que muchos latinos depeden de las tarjetas de credito para poder sobre vivir.
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Obama lobbied on black unemployment, immigration

Obama lobbied on black unemployment, immigration

March 12, 2010
This article in The Star Online quotes Clarissa Martínez De Castro, NCLR Director of Immigration and National Campaigns, on the meeting held with President Obama and other political leaders in hopes of improving issues dealing with immigration and unemployment. MORE
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Latino Leaders Impatient With Obama After Promises on Immigration

Latino Leaders Impatient With Obama After Promises on Immigration

March 12, 2010
In this article in Politics Daily quotes Clarissa Martinez, NCLR Director of Immigration and National Campaigns on the Democrats necessity to keep their promise in regards to Immigration reform to ensure continued Latino support.  View the Article  
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Advocates Aim To Revive Immigration Overhaul

Advocates Aim To Revive Immigration Overhaul

March 12, 2010
In this article in WBUR quotes Clarissa Martinez De Castro, NCLR Director of Immigration and National Campaigns on how American voters are upset with inaction in regards to immigration reform. MORE  
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Florida unsure if any school reviews will be held in state

Florida unsure if any school reviews will be held in state

March 12, 2010
In this article in The Florida Times Union Raul Gonzalez Director of Legislative Affairs is quoted talking about the hope of the civil rights community in regards to enforcement in the area of education.
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Latino Leaders Ask Congress to Act to Address Needs of Latino Community in Healthcare Legislation

Latino Leaders Ask Congress to Act to Address Needs of Latino Community in Healthcare Legislation

March 11, 2010
In this article in Healthcare Technology quotes Eric Rodriguez, NCLR Vice President of Office of Research, Advocacy, and Legislation on the Healthcare reform legislation excluding millions of uninsured legitimately present Latino workers and U.S.-born children.
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Obama looking to give new life to immigration reform

Obama looking to give new life to immigration reform

March 04, 2010
This article in The Los Angeles Times quotes Janet Murguía, NCLR President and CEO, on the immigration reform debate and how time is winding down. MORE
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Conservatives woo Hispanics

Conservatives woo Hispanics

February 19, 2010
In this article in The Washington Times Clarissa Martínez De Castro, NCLR Director of Immigration and National Campaigns, comments on a conservative group's recent initiative to attract Hispanics into their movement. MORE  
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Effects of foreclosures on Latino families

Effects of foreclosures on Latino families

February 19, 2010
In This article in The Latino Business Review quotes Janet Murguia, NCLR President on the impact of the shocking rate of 1.3 million estimated foreclosures expected to happen to the Latino community between 2009 and 2010.
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Hispanics hit hard by foreclosure

Hispanics hit hard by foreclosure

February 19, 2010
This article in the Bradenton Herald News quotes Janet Murguía, NCLR President and CEO, on a report released by NCLR on the effects of foreclosure and how the report is a first of its kind. MORE  
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Report details human cost of foreclosure on Latino families

Report details human cost of foreclosure on Latino families

February 19, 2010
This article in the Santa Cruz Sentinel quotes Janis Bowdler, NCLR Deputy Director, Wealth-Building Policy Project on how foreclosure are affecting Latinos. MORE  
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Do non-English-speakers have a chance in today’s banking system?

Do non-English-speakers have a chance in today’s banking system?

February 19, 2010
This article on Fox Business quotes Janis Bowdler, NCLR Deputy Director, Wealth-Building Policy Project, on the new credit card legislation. MORE  
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