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Closing the Health Care Coverage Gap in Texas: A Latino Perspective

Enrique Chaurand, (August 19, 2014)

Issue: Health Care Reform, Health
Publication Type: Issue Brief

This issue brief covers key potential benefits of Medicaid expansion on Latinos in Texas. Read More

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Readiness to Implement the Affordable Care Act in the Latino Community

Manuela McDonough and Susannah Senerchia (NCLR), Clancey Bateman, Christine Barron, Rodolfo Vega, and Jim Maxwell (JSI), (August 18, 2014)

Issue: Health, Health Care Reform
Publication Type: Issue Brief

Readiness to Implement the Affordable Care Act in the Latino Community Among Health Centers and Community-Based Organizations Community health centers (CHCs) and community-based organizations (CBOs) are well-suited to provide coverage under the Affordable Care Act for the Latino population, as these organizations utilize targeted strategies and are trusted sources of linguistically and culturally appropriate services and information. To gain a better understanding of their outreach and enrollment strategies and their needs, NCLR and John Snow, Inc. (JSI) conducted a national survey of Latino-serving CHCs and CBOs. The survey examined how the organizations provided or planned to provide outreach, enrollment, and... Read More

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On Shaky Ground: Poll of Latino Views on the Economy - Full Poll Results

Latino Decisions on behalf of NCLR, (July 21, 2014)

Issue: Economy and Employment, Latino Voter Participation, Wealth-Building
Publication Type: Other

Weighted poll results from the July 2014 national poll of Latino registered voters. Read More

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On Shaky Ground: Poll of Latino Views on the Economy

Latino Decisions on behalf of NCLR, (July 21, 2014)

Issue: Economy and Employment, Latino Voter Participation, Wealth-Building
Publication Type: Presentation

The majority of Latino voters believe the economy is improving, but their own financial outlook has not. While their belief in the American Dream remains strong, large shares of Latino voters are anxious about losing a job and 70 percent of respondents say they are not earning enough to cover their basic expenses. On behalf of NCLR with support from Univisión, Latino Decisions interviewed 500 Latino registered voters during July 5-11, 2014. Read More

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Monthly Latino Employment Report: Latino Families Experiencing Slower Economic Recovery

Alicia Criado, (August 1, 2014)

Issue: Economy and Employment, Economy and Workforce
Publication Type: Fact Sheet

Latino Families Experiencing Slower Economic Recovery Toplines from NCLR and Latino Decisions poll on Latinos and the Economy In the wake of the damaging recession, Latino workers and entrepreneurs are helping to fuel the resurgence of the American economy. But even though they are the fastest-growing segment of the American workforce, Hispanics still struggle with a number of economic issues related to poverty, unemployment, and housing. At the 2014 NCLR Annual Conference in Los Angeles last week, NCLR and Latino Decisions released a poll, which found that the economic crisis is still very personal for Latino families. This month’s Monthly... Read More

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Latinas: When was your last Pap test?

Marcela Vargas, (July 30, 2014)

Issue: Health, Health and Nutrition
Publication Type: Other

You Could Have Cervical Cancer and Never Know It. Get the Facts About Cervical Cancer! Read More

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An Inside Look at Chronic Disease and Health Care among Hispanics in the United States

NCLR, in collaboration with John Snow, Inc. (JSI), (July 14, 2014)

Issue: Health, Chronic Disease
Publication Type: Research Report

The health of the United States is closely tied to that of Hispanic Americans. Approximately 50.6 million people now identify themselves as Hispanic American, and by 2060 that number is expected to double to almost one-third of the U.S. population. As the Latino community grows, so will the prevalence of chronic conditions that Hispanics face, such as diabetes, heart disease, asthma, obesity, and related complications. Addressing chronic diseases among Hispanics is imperative to improving the nation’s health and maximizing its resources. NCLR, in partnership with public health consulting firm John Snow, Inc. (JSI) and Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., designed and... Read More

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Young Latino Men’s Employment Prospects: Monthly Latino Employment Report

Catherine Singley Harvey, (July 3, 2014)

Issue: Economy and Employment
Publication Type: Research Report

Young Latino Men’s Employment Prospects Highlights from the New NCLR Report on Millennials Practitioners and researchers generally agree that early work experience offers young people vital skills that benefit them throughout their careers. This Monthly Latino Employment Report highlights key findings from a new NCLR report, Giving Them an Edge? The Effects of Work Experience on the Employment Prospects of Latino Young Men. Read More

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New York Common Core Fact Sheet

NCLR, (June 24, 2014)

Issue: Common Core, Education
Publication Type: Fact Sheet

The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are a state-led effort to establish a single set of clear educational standards for English language arts and mathematics that states can share and voluntarily adopt. These standards are designed to ensure that students graduate from high school prepared for college, work, and success in the global economy. Read More

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Colorado Common Core Fact Sheet

NCLR, (June 24, 2014)

Issue: Common Core, Education
Publication Type: Fact Sheet

The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are a state-led effort to establish a single set of clear educational standards for English language arts and mathematics that states can share and voluntarily adopt. These standards are designed to ensure that students graduate from high school prepared for college, work, and success in the global economy. Read More

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