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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 18, 2013
Leading Latina actress and activist Eva Longoria (ABC’s Desperate Housewives) will return once again as co-host of the “2013 NCLR ALMA Awards,” joined this year by actor and television personality Mario Lopez (NBC’s Extra, FOX’s The X Factor).
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Nuevas Regulaciones Impulsan A La Economía Y A Los Salarios De Los Trabajadores

Nuevas Regulaciones Impulsan A La Economía Y A Los Salarios De Los Trabajadores

September 18, 2013
NCLR (Consjeo Nacional de La Raza por sus siglas en inglés) hoy aplaudió el anuncio del Departamento del Trabajo que extenderá el pago mínimo y protecciones de horas extras a casi dos millones de trabajadores de atención domiciliaria.
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Eva Longoria y Mario López presentarán los “premios ALMA® 2013 de NCLR”

Eva Longoria y Mario López presentarán los “premios ALMA® 2013 de NCLR”

September 18, 2013
La famosa actriz y activista latina Eva Longoria (Desperate Housewives de ABC) volverá a presentar los “Premios ALMA 2013 de NCLR” junto con el actor y celebridad de televisión Mario López (Extra, de NBC y The X Factor de FOX).
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Long-Awaited Regulations Will Boost Home Care Workers’ Wages and the Economy

Long-Awaited Regulations Will Boost Home Care Workers’ Wages and the Economy

September 17, 2013
NCLR (National Council of La Raza) applauds today’s announcement that the U.S. Department of Labor will extend minimum wage and overtime protections to nearly two million home care workers, 21% of whom are Latino.
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NCLR Denuncia Governador Scott Por Prohibir Accesso a Información Sobre Ley de Salud

NCLR Denuncia Governador Scott Por Prohibir Accesso a Información Sobre Ley de Salud

September 13, 2013
El NCLR (Consejo Nacional de La Raza por sus siglas en inglés) hoy denunció una directiva del gobernador de la Florida que prohíbe acceso a información relacionada con la ley de cuidado de salud dentro de las oficinas de los Departamentos de Salud en los condados del estado.
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NCLR Decries Move by Florida Governor to Ban Health Care Law Outreach at County Health Departments

NCLR Decries Move by Florida Governor to Ban Health Care Law Outreach at County Health Departments

September 13, 2013
NCLR (National Council of La Raza) today criticized a move by Florida Governor Rick Scott that would prevent residents of the state from accessing information related to the new health care law at County Health Department offices.
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NCLR Applauds Carlos Santana and Martina Arroyo, Recipients of the 2013 Kennedy Center Honors

NCLR Applauds Carlos Santana and Martina Arroyo, Recipients of the 2013 Kennedy Center Honors

September 12, 2013
NCLR applauds the selection of acclaimed opera singer Martina Arroyo and legendary musician Carlos Santana as recipients of the 2013 Kennedy Center Honors, announced earlier today.
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NCLR Insta al Congreso Parar Recortes y Enfocarse en Cerrar las Escapatorias Fiscales

NCLR Insta al Congreso Parar Recortes y Enfocarse en Cerrar las Escapatorias Fiscales

September 11, 2013
Con un voto sobre una resolución fiscal programada para los próximos días que evitaría un cierre del gobierno federal, líderes latinos instaron hoy a los senadores que pasaran un presupuesto que invierte en el futuro, crea trabajos y cierra escapatorias fiscales.
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NCLR Urges Congress to Stop Budget Cuts and Focus on Closing Tax Loopholes

NCLR Urges Congress to Stop Budget Cuts and Focus on Closing Tax Loopholes

September 11, 2013
With Congress likely to vote as early as Thursday on a budget resolution to continue funding the government beyond September 30, national Latino leaders are urging senators to pass a federal budget that invests in our future, creates jobs and closes tax loopholes.
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NCLR Publica Informe Sobre el Acceso e Inclusion a los Sistemas Bancarios de Latinos en California

NCLR Publica Informe Sobre el Acceso e Inclusion a los Sistemas Bancarios de Latinos en California

September 10, 2013
Esta mañana el NCLR, (El Consejo Nacional de La Raza) publicó un informe titulado “Acceso Financiero e Inclusión de los Latinos en California”. Los resultados del informe se basan en una encuesta de NCLR de más de mil latinos radicados en California, que se llevó a cabo entre enero y abril de 2012.
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NCLR Releases Report on California Latinos and Financial Access and Inclusion

NCLR Releases Report on California Latinos and Financial Access and Inclusion

September 10, 2013
At a morning panel discussion, NCLR (National Council of La Raza) released a report entitled “Latino Financial Access and Inclusion in California.” The report’s findings were based on an NCLR survey of over 1,000 California Latinos conducted from January to April 2012 that focused on levels of financial engagement.
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NCLR Salutes Benjamin Todd Jealous

NCLR Salutes Benjamin Todd Jealous

September 10, 2013
NCLR (National Council of La Raza) today expressed sadness upon learning of Benjamin Todd Jealous’s decision to leave the NAACP later this year and appreciation for his tenure at the nation’s oldest civil rights organization.
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Encuesta destaca beneficios de la ciudadanía

Encuesta destaca beneficios de la ciudadanía

September 05, 2013
Mientras que el Senado debate la reforma migratoria, el NCLR (Consejo Nacional de La Raza por sus siglas en inglés) publicará un reporte el próximo martes, 10 de septiembre, que señala que los beneficios de la legalización y la naturalización no son simplemente económicos y sociales, sino también financieros.
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Survey Finds Key Benefits to Citizenship for Californian Latinos

Survey Finds Key Benefits to Citizenship for Californian Latinos

September 05, 2013
As the U.S. House starts to debate immigration reform this coming month, NCLR will release a report on Tuesday, September 10th, which finds that the benefits of legalization and naturalization are not just economic and social, but also financial.
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New Grant for NCLR AmeriCorps Program Boosts Latino Participation in National Service

New Grant for NCLR AmeriCorps Program Boosts Latino Participation in National Service

September 05, 2013
NCLR (National Council of La Raza) announced a new three-year grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service for the NCLR AmeriCorps LENS (Latino Empowerment through National Service) program.
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NCLR Welcomes Passage of Sentencing Reform in California Assembly

NCLR Welcomes Passage of Sentencing Reform in California Assembly

September 04, 2013
Today, the California Assembly passed SB 649, a sentencing reform law that will give prosecutors greater discretion in charging low-level drug offenders in the state.
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NCLR Backs Proposal to Protect Workers from Lung Illnesses in Construction, Other Industries

NCLR Backs Proposal to Protect Workers from Lung Illnesses in Construction, Other Industries

August 28, 2013
Last week, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced new workplace standards to drastically cut exposure to crystalline silica dust, a leading cause of silicosis, an incurable and potentially fatal lung disease.
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NCLR and Houston Gateway Academy to Highlight Comprehensive Immigration Reform at Community Event

NCLR and Houston Gateway Academy to Highlight Comprehensive Immigration Reform at Community Event

August 27, 2013
This Wednesday, August 28, NCLR (National Council of La Raza) and Houston Gateway Academy will host a town hall discussion on the importance of fixing our nation’s broken immigration system through comprehensive immigration reform.
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NCLR y Comcast NBCUniversal anuncian su alianza multiplataforma

NCLR y Comcast NBCUniversal anuncian su alianza multiplataforma

August 26, 2013
El NCLR (Consejo Nacional de La Raza por sus siglas en inglés) y Comcast NBCUniversal anuncian su alianza para emitir en VIVO en MSNBC los “Premios ALMA® (American Latino Media Arts) 2013 del NCLR” con programación complementaria en MSNBC, mun2 y las plataformas digitales, incluyendo mun2.tv y Telemundo.com.
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NCLR & Comcast NBCUniversal Announce Multiplatform Partnership

NCLR & Comcast NBCUniversal Announce Multiplatform Partnership

August 26, 2013
NCLR (National Council of La Raza) and Comcast NBCUniversal announce a partnership to air the “2013 NCLR ALMA (American Latino Media Arts) Awards®” LIVE on MSNBC with programming on MSNBC, mun2 and digital platforms including mun2.tv and Telemundo.com.
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