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Líderes Influyentes en la Comunidad Hispana Homenajeados en la Gala de Premios 2012

Líderes Influyentes en la Comunidad Hispana Homenajeados en la Gala de Premios 2012

July 10, 2012
Esta noche, el NCLR (Consejo Nacional de La Raza) presentó seis premios honrando a personas y organizaciones que han demostrado logros ejemplares, tanto en su campo como en el servicio a la comunidad hispana de los Estados Unidos.
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NCLR 2012 Annual Conference Day 3 Wrap-Up

NCLR 2012 Annual Conference Day 3 Wrap-Up

July 10, 2012
It was an electrifying day with accomplished speakers and lots of important information for Latinos everywhere.
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Se Anunciaron Los Nominados A Los Premios ALMA® 2012 Del NCLR

Se Anunciaron Los Nominados A Los Premios ALMA® 2012 Del NCLR

July 09, 2012
Se han anunciado los nominados a los premios ALMA® 2012 del NCLR (Consejo Nacional de La Raza) y ahora, los admiradores de los artistas pueden votar en línea por sus estrellas favoritas en ALMAAwards.com. También ahí, pueden inscribirse para intentar ganar una entrada a la grabación del programa especial, de una hora en horario estelar, como VIP de los premios ALMA y que se emitirá el viernes 21 de septiembre a las 8:00 PM tiempo estándar del este (EDT) en la cadena NBC.
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Nominees Announced for the 2012 NCLR ALMA Awards®

Nominees Announced for the 2012 NCLR ALMA Awards®

July 09, 2012
The nominees for the 2012 NCLR (National Council of La Raza) ALMA Awards® have been announced, and fans can now vote for their favorite stars online at ALMAAwards.com. There, they can also enter for the chance to attend the show as an ALMA Awards VIP during the taping of the one-hour prime-time special to air Friday, September 21 at 8:00 p.m. EDT on NBC.
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Jobs and Economy Top Issues for Latinos According to Conference Poll

Jobs and Economy Top Issues for Latinos According to Conference Poll

July 09, 2012
A survey of 804 respondents, attendees of the 2012 NCLR (National Council of La Raza) Annual Conference, the largest yearly gathering of Latino leaders in the nation, participated in the annual straw poll meant to measure policy and issue priorities in the Latino community. A 36 percent plurality of those surveyed identified jobs and the economy as the most important issues to the community; immigration was narrowly behind at 29 percent, and education continued to be a top priority for 21 percent of attendees.
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NCLR Conference 2012 Wrap-Up Day 2

NCLR Conference 2012 Wrap-Up Day 2

July 08, 2012
As you’d expect from our conference schedule, today’s events shed light into timely women issues; speakers predicted a world in which women would lead advances limited only by imagination and not resources.
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NCLR 2012 Conference in Las Vegas Day 1 Wrap-Up

NCLR 2012 Conference in Las Vegas Day 1 Wrap-Up

July 07, 2012
Read on for the conference's biggest events, surprises, trends and comments from our hosts and attendees. The opening ceremonies were spectacular with lots of special appearances, cool giveaways, and meaningful awards.
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2012 Latinas Brunch to Focus on Inspirational Women and Their Path to Success

2012 Latinas Brunch to Focus on Inspirational Women and Their Path to Success

July 07, 2012
Join NCLR (National Council of La Raza) for a special Latinas Brunch on Sunday, July 8, at the 2012 NCLR Annual Conference in the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.
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NCLR Honors Affiliate Programs Focused on Strengthening Families

NCLR Honors Affiliate Programs Focused on Strengthening Families

July 07, 2012
NCLR (National Council of La Raza) recognized two community organizations at the 2012 NCLR Annual Conference held July 7–10 in Las Vegas, Nev., for their excellence in serving Latino families. The 2012 Family Strengthening Awards were presented to the Latin American Coalition of Charlotte, N.C., and Hacienda Community Development Corporation of Portland, Ore., at the National Affiliate Luncheon on Saturday, July 7.
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NCLR Introduces Series of LGBT-Focused Workshops at  2012 Annual Conference

NCLR Introduces Series of LGBT-Focused Workshops at 2012 Annual Conference

July 06, 2012
Marriage equality, bullying, and workplace discrimination are just a few of the important issues that the Latino LGBT community is grappling with in both the political arena and their daily lives.
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Slow Job Growth Means Long Road to Recovery for Nevada Hispanics

Slow Job Growth Means Long Road to Recovery for Nevada Hispanics

July 06, 2012
NCLR (National Council of La Raza) issued its Monthly Latino Employment Report following today’s release of the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) job growth numbers.
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Attorney General Eric Holder to Deliver Remarks at the 2012 NCLR Annual Conference

Attorney General Eric Holder to Deliver Remarks at the 2012 NCLR Annual Conference

July 06, 2012
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will deliver the keynote address before the 2012 NCLR (National Council of La Raza) Annual Conference at the National Affiliate Luncheon on SATURDAY, JULY 7, 2012, at 12:30 p.m. PDT at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.
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NCLR President and CEO Janet Murguia to Hold Question and Answer Session for Press

NCLR President and CEO Janet Murguia to Hold Question and Answer Session for Press

July 06, 2012
NCLR (National Council of La Raza) President and CEO Janet Murguía invites press to join her for a question and answer session on Monday, July 9, following her President’s Message during the Monday Luncheon at the 2012 NCLR Annual Conference.
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Nat’l Officials to Address Crucial Need to Stabilize Housing Market at 2012 NCLR Annual Conference

Nat’l Officials to Address Crucial Need to Stabilize Housing Market at 2012 NCLR Annual Conference

July 06, 2012
The foreclosure crisis and tight credit continue to slow down our nation’s housing recovery.
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Hundreds of Latino Youth Leaders Participate in Lideres Summit at 2012 NCLR Annual Conference

Hundreds of Latino Youth Leaders Participate in Lideres Summit at 2012 NCLR Annual Conference

July 05, 2012
NCLR (National Council of La Raza) will host hundreds of Latino youth leaders at the 2012 Líderes Summit as part of the 2012 NCLR Annual Conference held July 7–10 in Las Vegas. The Summit’s mission is to equip, empower, and enable young people to create positive change in their communities.
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National Housing Officials to Address Crucial Need To Stabilize Housing Market at NCLR Conference

National Housing Officials to Address Crucial Need To Stabilize Housing Market at NCLR Conference

July 05, 2012
The foreclosure epidemic and tight credit continue to slow down our nation’s housing recovery. Many families of color have been steered toward toxic mortgages; others lost their jobs in the economic downturn resulting in unprecedented home loss.
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NCLR National Latino Family Expo® Opens to Public Featuring Free Resources and Family Fun

NCLR National Latino Family Expo® Opens to Public Featuring Free Resources and Family Fun

July 05, 2012
The National Latino Family Expo, one of the largest events in the country focused on resources and activities for the Latino family, is making its Las Vegas debut with more than 200 exhibitors from across the country and an array of free activities and entertainment for the family to enjoy.
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The NCLR Annual Conference Is Upon Us!

The NCLR Annual Conference Is Upon Us!

July 04, 2012
NCLR is delighted to invite you to join this year’s grand Latino event: the 2012 NCLR Annual Conference and National Family Expo in Las Vegas, themed “Lead the Way.”
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Naturalization Ceremony to be a Special Prelude to 2012 NCLR Annual Conference

Naturalization Ceremony to be a Special Prelude to 2012 NCLR Annual Conference

July 04, 2012
NCLR (National Council of La Raza) is proud to join U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) in a special naturalization ceremony celebrating 25 immigrants as they become citizens of the United States.
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2012 NCLR Annual Conference Events Address Latino Vote, Immigration, Education, Housing and More

2012 NCLR Annual Conference Events Address Latino Vote, Immigration, Education, Housing and More

July 03, 2012
The 2012 election, anti-immigrant laws, foreclosure prevention, higher education, and health care reform are just some of the topics that will be discussed in the more than 50 workshops and speaking events during the 2012 NCLR (National Council of La Raza) Annual Conference, set for July 7–10 in Las Vegas, Nev., at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Convention Center.
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