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NCLR Prepaid Public Comment to CFPB

(March 23, 2015)

Publication Type: Other

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Resilient Latino Youth: In Their Own Words

Patricia Foxen, (March 11, 2015)

Issue: Research, Youth
Publication Type: Research Report

This report uses the concept of resilience to examine how a group of second-generation Latino youth have been able to cope with adversity and excel while growing up in extremely challenging circumstances. Read More

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Gainful Employment: A Civil Rights Perspective

NCLR et al., (March 6, 2015)

Issue: Advocacy & Empowerment, Education
Publication Type: White Paper

NCLR joined with the Center for Responsible Lending, the Children’s Defense Fund, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, the NAACP, and the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund to urge that President Obama enforce regulations to protect Black and Latino students from poorly performing for-profit schools. Read More

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Monthly Latino Employment Report: Disparities in Youth Unemployment Persist

NCLR, (March 6, 2015)

Issue: Economy and Employment, Economy and Workforce, Wealth-Building
Publication Type: Fact Sheet

Latinos represent 20% of U.S. workers between ages 16 and 19, compared to 16% of the total workforce. Latino and Black teens are much more likely to be unemployed than their White counterparts. Read More

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2015 NCLR Capital Awards: Message from NCLR President and CEO Janet Murguía

Janet Murguía, (March 3, 2015)

Issue: Advocacy & Empowerment, Immigration
Publication Type: Other

Text of the prepared remarks of NCLR President and CEO Janet Murguía presented at the 2015 NCLR Capital Awards on March 3 in Washington, DC. Read More

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Latinos in New Spaces: Emerging Trends and Implications for Federal Education Policy

Brenda Calderon, (February 19, 2015)

Issue: Education, Early Childhood Education, K-12 Education
Publication Type: Statistical Brief

This statistical brief illustrates the status of the Hispanic student population in the United States. As this demographic group continues to grow, NCLR calls on schools, teachers, and policymakers to provide Latino students with the support and resources necessary for academic success. Read More

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Monthly Latino Employment Report: Construction Employment Gains Highlight Safety Concerns

Catherine Singley Harvey, (February 6, 2015)

Issue: Economy and Workforce, Wealth-Building
Publication Type: Fact Sheet

Job growth in construction is good for Latinos, who represent one in four workers in the industry; however, trends in fatal workplace injuries for Latinos in construction are cause for concern. Read More

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NCLR Analysis of the President’s 2016 Budget

NCLR, (February 3, 2015)

Issue: Economy and Employment, Wealth-Building
Publication Type: Fact Sheet

This brief provides an analysis of key themes as they relate to the U.S. Latino population included in the president’s fiscal year 2016 budget proposal. Read More

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NCLR Urges Congress to Maintain Annual Testing Policy in ESEA Renewal

NCLR, (January 30, 2015)

Publication Type: Other

In a letter to U.S. Senators Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray, NCLR joined other organizations to oppose ending the current system of annual reading and math assessments under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Read More

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State of Hispanic America: Striving for Equitable Opportunity

NCLR, (January 21, 2015)

Publication Type: Other

In this brief, NCLR analyzes key themes related to the U.S. Latino population that were included in President Obama’s 2015 State of the Union address. Read More

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