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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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NCLR Applauds California Lawmakers for Passing Legislation to Prohibit Dual Tracking

NCLR Applauds California Lawmakers for Passing Legislation to Prohibit Dual Tracking

July 02, 2012
Earlier today, the California legislature passed the California Foreclosure Reduction Act (AB 278 / SB 900), which will finally put an end to the unfair “dual track” process that has caused many borrowers to lose their homes.
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NCLR Applauds California Lawmakers for Passing Legislation to Eliminate Dual Tracking

NCLR Applauds California Lawmakers for Passing Legislation to Eliminate Dual Tracking

July 02, 2012
Earlier today, the California legislature passed the California Foreclosure Reduction Act (AB 278 / SB 900), which will finally put an end to the unfair “dual track” process that has caused many borrowers to lose their homes. NCLR (National Council of La Raza) applauds the crucial work that its California Affiliates and a number of allies—including California Attorney General Kamala Harris, Sen. Ron Calderon (D–Montebello), East LA Community Corporation, TODEC Legal Center, Montebello Housing Development Corporation, Council for the Spanish Speaking in Stockton, Community HousingWorks of San Diego, and Neighborhood Housing Services of Orange County—have done to secure the passage of this bill.
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NCLR, Sen. Ron Calderon Urge California Legislature to Put an End to Dual Tracking

NCLR, Sen. Ron Calderon Urge California Legislature to Put an End to Dual Tracking

June 29, 2012
On Wednesday, California’s joint legislative conference committee passed the “California Foreclosure Reduction Act (AB 278 / SB 900),” one of the central elements of the “California Homeowner Bill of Rights,” setting the stage for an all-important floor vote on this crucial piece of legislation on Monday. NCLR (National Council of La Raza) urges the state legislature, especially the Latino Caucus, and the Governor to pass this bill and ensure that strong protections are in place so that California’s homeowners do not lose their homes to unfair banking practices.
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Reducing Inequality Starts in the Home

Reducing Inequality Starts in the Home

June 29, 2012
National Homeownership Month is rapidly coming to a close. This past month, NCLR and its partners have visited communities throughout the country, holding town halls to hear from and speak with those Americans who have felt the impact of our ongoing foreclosure crisis.
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NCLR Applauds High Court’s Decision to Uphold Affordable Care Act

NCLR Applauds High Court’s Decision to Uphold Affordable Care Act

June 28, 2012
NCLR praised the U.S. Supreme Court decision today to uphold the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in a 5 to 4 vote.
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NCLR aplaude el fallo de la corte suprema de justicia por defender la ley de la le salud

NCLR aplaude el fallo de la corte suprema de justicia por defender la ley de la le salud

June 28, 2012
Hoy el Consejo Nacional de La Raza (NCLR, por sus siglas en inglés) elogió la decisión de la Corte Suprema de Justicia de los EE.UU. por defender la Ley del Cuidado de Salud Asequible (Affordable Care Act o ACA, por sus siglas en inglés) en una votación 5 a 4.
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NCLR Experts Available to Speak on U.S. Supreme Court’s Pending Health Reform Decision

NCLR Experts Available to Speak on U.S. Supreme Court’s Pending Health Reform Decision

June 27, 2012
Tomorrow, the U.S. Supreme Court will likely issue its decision on whether to uphold or strike down the Affordable Care Act (ACA), in whole or in part. Hanging in the balance are millions of Latinos who make up one of the most underinsured populations in the U.S. and are in great need of access to affordable health care.
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National Leaders Light Up Las Vegas with Arrival of NCLR Annual Conference

National Leaders Light Up Las Vegas with Arrival of NCLR Annual Conference

June 26, 2012
NCLR today released highlights of its upcoming 2012 Annual Conference and National Latino Family Expo®, the country’s premier annual gatherings for Latinos, held for the first time in Las Vegas, Nevada and scheduled to run from Saturday, July 7 through Tuesday, July 10 at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Convention Center.
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Twitter Reacts to the SB 1070 Ruling

Twitter Reacts to the SB 1070 Ruling

June 26, 2012
What happened online after the SB 1070 decision was announced.
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La decisión de la corte suprema sobra Arizona: asunto sin concluir

La decisión de la corte suprema sobra Arizona: asunto sin concluir

June 25, 2012
Hoy, la Corte Suprema de Estados Unidos emitió una decisión ambivalente en el caso Arizona vs. Estados Unidos derogando la mayoría de las disposiciones relacionadas con la ley SB 1070 de Arizona, una ley antiinmigrante aprobada en el 2010.
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Supreme Court Decision on Arizona: Unfinished Business

Supreme Court Decision on Arizona: Unfinished Business

June 25, 2012
Today, the United States Supreme Court issued a mixed ruling in Arizona v. United States, striking down most of the provisions of Arizona’s SB 1070, an anti-immigrant law passed in 2010.
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