Issues & Programs

Issues and Programs

  • Advocacy & Empowerment

    Advocacy & Empowerment

    Consistent with its mission to improve opportunities and open doors for Hispanic Americans, NCLR believes that advocacy, civic engagement, and community-based support are essential parts... Read More

  • Census


    2010 U.S. Census: Hispanics in the United States This year, the 2010 U.S. Census data showed that over the last decade the Latino population grew... Read More

  • Children and Youth

    Children and Youth

    Latino children and youth are the fastest-growing segment of the American population. Currently representing 23% of all children under the age of 18, Latino children... Read More

  • Civil Rights and Justice

    Civil Rights and Justice

    Discrimination severely limits the economic and social opportunities available to Hispanic Americans. NCLR conducts policy analysis and advocacy activities in the civil rights arena in... Read More

  • Economy and Workforce

    Economy and Workforce

    The strength of the American economy is increasingly linked to the strength of the Latino workforce. Latinos are the fastest-growing segment of the American workforce,... Read More

  • Education


    NCLR addresses the issue of education through a complementary, two-part approach. NCLR's education program services and activities are targeted to nearly 300 affiliated organizations while... Read More

  • Health and Nutrition

    Health and Nutrition

    NCLR develops and implements health education and prevention programs and conducts health advocacy activities in partnership with its Affiliate Network to protect the health and... Read More

  • Immigration


    NCLR conducts immigration policy analyses and advocacy activities in its role as a civil rights organization. The primary focus of these activities is to encourage... Read More

  • Research

    The primary aim of research at NCLR is to compile an accurate picture of the Latino population in order to build a comprehensive body of... Read More

  • Wealth Building

    Wealth Building

    NCLR’s Housing and Community Development component and Wealth-Building Policy Project seek to strengthen Latino communities by preserving and increasing their wealth. Latino families own just... Read More