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NCLR Señala Importancia de Esfuerzo Aumentado para Llevar Información a los Latinos sobre la ACA

NCLR Señala Importancia de Esfuerzo Aumentado para Llevar Información a los Latinos sobre la ACA

October 23, 2013
Hoy, el Consejo Nacional de La Raza (NCLR por sus siglas en inglés) se unió al MHP de Welasco, Texas y el Centro de Salud Tiburcio Vazquez de Union City, California, dos miembros del NCLR Red de Grupos Afiliados, en una rueda de prensa donde se discutió el estatus de las inscripciones de los latinos en los planes de seguro médico que ahora son accesibles bajo la Ley de Cuidado de Salud Asequible (ACA).
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Inscripción de Latinos en Mercado de Seguro de Salud Tema de Discusión en Rueda de Prensa del NCLR

Inscripción de Latinos en Mercado de Seguro de Salud Tema de Discusión en Rueda de Prensa del NCLR

October 21, 2013
Este miércoles, 23 de octubre a las 1:00 p.m., NCLR (Consejo Nacional de La Raza por sus siglas en inglés) y varios grupos de la Red de Afiliados del NCLR participarán en una rueda de prensa para discutir como los latinos han progresado en estas semanas iniciales de inscripción abierta en el mercado de seguro médico.
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NCLR and Affiliates to Discuss Latino Health Insurance Enrollment under the Affordable Care Act

NCLR and Affiliates to Discuss Latino Health Insurance Enrollment under the Affordable Care Act

October 21, 2013
This Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 1:00 p.m., NCLR (National Council of La Raza) will be joined by several members of its network of Affiliate organizations for a telephonic press briefing to discuss how Latinos have fared during the first few weeks of open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
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Local Students to Convene at Houston Líderes Congreso on Youth Safety and Community

Local Students to Convene at Houston Líderes Congreso on Youth Safety and Community

October 17, 2013
NCLR (National Council of La Raza) and the Association for the Advancement of Mexican Americans (AAMA) will bring together about 100 Latino youth from the Houston area on Friday, Oct. 18, for the 2013 NCLR Líderes Congreso Youth Safety and Community Summit.
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Estudiantes Latinos de Houston Participarán en Congreso de Líderes

Estudiantes Latinos de Houston Participarán en Congreso de Líderes

October 17, 2013
La Asociación para el Avance de los mexicano-americanos (AAMA, por sus siglas en inglés) y NCLR (Consejo Nacional de La Raza por sus siglas en inglés) reunirá a 100 jóvenes latinos de Houston, el viernes, 18 de octubre, en una convocatoria llamada “2013 NCLR Líderes Congreso Youth Safety and Community Summit.”
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NCLR se Une a la Semana Nacional de Acción Hispana para la Ley de Cuidado de Salud Asequible

NCLR se Une a la Semana Nacional de Acción Hispana para la Ley de Cuidado de Salud Asequible

October 16, 2013
Hoy, el NCLR (Consejo Nacional de La Raza por sus siglas en inglés) anuncia un esfuerzo vigorizado para promover la inscripción de los latinos en los nuevos planes de seguro médico disponibles como resultado de la Ley de Cuidado de Salud Asequible (ACA por sus siglas en inglés).
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NCLR Joins National Hispanic Week of Action to Boost Latino Health Insurance Enrollment Under ACA

NCLR Joins National Hispanic Week of Action to Boost Latino Health Insurance Enrollment Under ACA

October 16, 2013
Today, NCLR (National Council of La Raza) is announcing a reinvigorated effort to get Latinos enrolled in health insurance under the Affordable Care Act through its ¡Inscríbete! (Enroll) campaign. NCLR is joining the efforts of the National Hispanic Week of Action, to be held Oct. 21–28, which is a concentrated effort to promote the benefits of the Affordable Care Act among the nation’s largest group of uninsured Americans.
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With Immediate Crisis Averted, NCLR Calls on Congress to Prevent Painful Budget Cuts

With Immediate Crisis Averted, NCLR Calls on Congress to Prevent Painful Budget Cuts

October 16, 2013
Today, Congress voted to pass a bipartisan deal brokered by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D–Nev.) and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, (R–Ky.) that will fund the government through January 15 at sequestration levels and extend the debt limit until February 7.
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Latinos Piden al Congreso que Evite la Crisis Económica y Restaure la Inversión en Familias

Latinos Piden al Congreso que Evite la Crisis Económica y Restaure la Inversión en Familias

October 10, 2013
Hoy, líderes de organizaciones miembros de la Agenda Nacional de Liderazgo Hispano (NHLA, por sus siglas en inglés) pidió al Congreso que de fin al cierre del gobierno y autorice un presupuesto federal que invierta en nuestro futuro y cree empleos.
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Latino Leaders Call on Congress to Avert Economic Crisis

Latino Leaders Call on Congress to Avert Economic Crisis

October 10, 2013
Today, leaders of member organizations of the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA) called on Congress to end the government shutdown and pass a federal budget that invests in our future and creates jobs.
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Latino Leaders Call on Congress to End Government Shutdown

Latino Leaders Call on Congress to End Government Shutdown

October 08, 2013
The government shutdown is the latest attempt by an obstinate group of lawmakers in the House of Representatives to hold the economy hostage for a self-serving political agenda. In the 2012 election, the economy and jobs were the top priority for Latino voters.
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NCLR Welcomes House Democrats’ Immigration Reform Proposal

NCLR Welcomes House Democrats’ Immigration Reform Proposal

October 02, 2013
Today, Reps. Joe Garcia (D–Fla.), Judy Chu (D–Calif.), Jared Polis (D–Colo.), Steven Horsford (D–Nev.) and Suzan DelBene (D–Wash.) introduced the “Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act,” a bill that contains bipartisan-backed provisions from the Senate immigration bill as well as the border security bill passed unanimously by the House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security.
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Walmart Foundation Grant to Boost NCLR Immigrant Integration Work

Walmart Foundation Grant to Boost NCLR Immigrant Integration Work

October 02, 2013
NCLR is pleased to announce that it has received a significant grant from the Walmart Foundation to help fund the organization’s new Bienvenidos project.
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Latino Youth to Convene in Los Angeles for Leadership Institute

Latino Youth to Convene in Los Angeles for Leadership Institute

October 02, 2013
On October 7–8, NCLR (National Council of La Raza) will gather Latino youth in Los Angeles from cities across the nation including Los Angeles, Oakland, Calif.; San Diego, Calif.; Houston, Tex.; Austin, Tex.; Lorain, Ohio; Chicago, Ill.; and Kansas City, Mo., to participate in an intensive forum focused on advocacy and leadership entitled “National CASA Institute: Fostering Leadership to Transform Latino Communities.”
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Juventud Latina se Reune en Los Angeles para Instituto de Liderazgo

Juventud Latina se Reune en Los Angeles para Instituto de Liderazgo

October 02, 2013
Del 7 al 8 de octubre, el NCLR (Consejo Nacional de La Raza por sus siglas en inglés), reunirá en Los Angeles a jóvenes latinos de varias ciudades a través del país incluyendo a Los Angeles, Oakland, Calif.; San Diego, Calif.; Houston, Tex.; Austin, Tex.; Lorain, Ohio; Chicago, Ill.; y Kansas City, Mo., para que participen en un foro intensivo de abogacía y liderazgo titulado: “National CASA Instutute: Fostering Leadership to Transform Latino Communities.”
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NCLR Insta a los Latinos Que Tomen Ventaja de la Oportunidad de Obtener Cobertura Médica

NCLR Insta a los Latinos Que Tomen Ventaja de la Oportunidad de Obtener Cobertura Médica

October 01, 2013
Hoy, millones de Latinos en el país tendrán la oportunidad de comprar seguro médico por primera vez gracias al comienzo del periodo de inscripción de los mercados de intercambio de seguro médico.
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NCLR Urges Latinos to Take Advantage of Historic Opportunity to Purchase Health Coverage

NCLR Urges Latinos to Take Advantage of Historic Opportunity to Purchase Health Coverage

October 01, 2013
Today, millions of Latinos across the country will be able to purchase health insurance for the first time as open enrollment begins in the new health insurance marketplaces.
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NCLR Applauds Nominations of Walter Ulloa and Amanda Perea Mahoney to Kennedy Center Board

NCLR Applauds Nominations of Walter Ulloa and Amanda Perea Mahoney to Kennedy Center Board

September 30, 2013
On the heels of the announcement that opera singer Martina Arroyo and legendary musician Carlos Santana will be recognized at the 2013 Kennedy Center Honors, President Obama has appointed two accomplished Latinos to serve on the Board of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts: Walter F. Ulloa, Chairman and CEO of Entravision Communications Corp., and Amanda Perea Mahoney, former Director of Galeria Amalia Mahoney, an art gallery in Chicago specializing in Latin American Art.
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Eva Longoria and Mario Lopez to Co-host the  “2013 NCLR ALMA Awards®”

Eva Longoria and Mario Lopez to Co-host the “2013 NCLR ALMA Awards®”

September 26, 2013
Leading Latina actress and activist Eva Longoria (ABC’s Desperate Housewives) will return as co-host of the “2013 NCLR ALMA Awards,” joined this year by actor and television personality Mario Lopez (Extra, FOX’s The X Factor).
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NCLR and ACLU to Host Community Roundtable: Immigration Reform and Benefits for Business

NCLR and ACLU to Host Community Roundtable: Immigration Reform and Benefits for Business

September 25, 2013
On Friday, September 27, 2013, NCLR (National Council of La Raza) and ACLU of Sand Diego and Imperial Counties (American Civil Liberties Union) will host a community roundtable to discuss the impact of immigration reform on the business community.
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