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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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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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Proposed Language Access Plan for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

(January 6, 2015)

Issue: Wealth-Building
Publication Type: Testimony

The National Council of La Raza (NCLR), Alliance for a Just Society, Center for Responsible Lending, Community Legal Services/Philadelphia, Consumer Action, Consumer Federation of America, Consumers Union, Empire Justice Center, NAACP, National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development (CAPACD), National Consumer Law Center (on behalf of its low-income clients), National Fair Housing Alliance, National Housing Resource Center, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, U.S. PIRG, and Woodstock Institute submit the following comments in response to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB or Bureau) Proposed Language Access Plan. Read More

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Monthly Latino Employment Report: December 2014

Catherine Singley, (January 9, 2015)

Issue: Economy and Employment
Publication Type: Fact Sheet

Monthly Latino Employment Report: Latino Employment Statistics for December 2014 The U.S. Department of Labor reported today that U.S. employers added 252,000 jobs in December 2014, rounding out a strong fourth quarter for the American workforce. Read More

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Are Mortgage Servicers Following the New Rules?

Nancy Wilberg Ricks, (January 8, 2015)

Issue: Economy and Employment, Foreclosure, Housing
Publication Type: Research Report

Are Mortgage Servicers Following the New Rules? A Snapshot of Compliance with CFPB Servicing Standards Fact sheet discussing NCLR and partner National Housing Resource Center (NHRC) survey results. Read More

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¡Prepárate para obtener seguro médico!!

Families USA Foundation, (December 19, 2014)

Issue: Health, Health Care Reform
Publication Type: Other

Desde el 15 de noviembre del 2014 hasta el 15 de febrero del 2015 puedes ir al Mercado de Seguros Médicos de tu estado para buscar seguros médicos, compararlos punto por punto, y comprar el mejor para ti y tu familia. Read More

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Get Ready to Get Health Coverage!

Families USA Foundation, (December 19, 2014)

Issue: Health Care Reform
Publication Type: Other

From November 15th, 2014 through February 15th, 2015, you can go to your state’s Health Insurance Marketplace to shop for and compare different health plans side by side and choose the best plan for you and your family. Read More

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