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

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 collaboration with public health consulting firm John Snow, Inc. (JSI), designed and implemented a study called the... Read More

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

Catherine Singley Harvey, (July 3, 2014)

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

Publication Type: Fact Sheet

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Colorado Common Core Fact Sheet

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California Common Core Fact Sheet

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Arizona Common Core Fact Sheet

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Giving Them an Edge? The Effects of Work Experience on the Employment Prospects of Latino Young Men

Catherine Singley Harvey, (June 11, 2014)

Publication Type: Issue Brief

This brief summarizes the results of NCLR’s quantitative analysis of the marginal effects of work experience on the employment prospects of millennials. It focuses on Latino young men, offering an overview of the structural barriers, an investigation of whether and to what extent additional work experience gives millennials a competitive edge in today’s hypercompetitive labor market, and recommendations to ensure that they fully leverage their work to maximize their potential in the labor market. In particular, this brief will examine the labor market outcomes of Latinos, the youngest and fastest-growing segment of the American labor force. Read More

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Monthly Latino Employment Report: Latino Labor Force Growth

Alicia Criado, (June 6, 2014)

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

The year 2050 is widely projected to be a turning point after which the United States will have no single racial or ethnic majority. By that time, the Latino share of the American workforce will have nearly doubled from 15.6% to 30%. This Monthly Latino Employment Report highlights industries in which Latinos already represent one in three workers, as well as occupations that are seldom recognized as relying disproportionately on Latino workers. Read More

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Banking In Color: New Findings on Financial Access for Low-and-Moderate Income Communities

NCLR, National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development (National CAPACD), and National Urban League (NUL), (May 28, 2014)

Issue: Wealth Building
Publication Type: Research Report

This paper provides findings from a survey of low-and-moderate income communities of color, and their levels of financial engagement. Findings cover the themes of bank account ownership, use of alternative financial services, use of technology in banking, and savings. Read More

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Los hispanos y el Seguro Social: Cómo maximizer sus beneficios

Leticia Miranda, (May 27, 2014)

Issue: Retirement, Seguro Social, Wealth Building, Economy and Employment
Publication Type: Other, Spanish Publications

El Consejo Nacional de La Raza (NCLR, por sus siglas en inglés)—la organización nacional más grande de apoyo y defensa de los derechos civiles de los hispanos en los Estados Unidos—elaboró este folleto para los trabajadores hispanos y sus familias. Muchos hispanos no tienen acceso a los planes de jubilación de su lugar de trabajo y, porello, dependen del Seguro Social para casi la totalidad de sus ingresos cuando se jubilan. Es importante que estos trabajadores aprendan cómo aprovechar al máximo los beneficios de jubilación del Seguro Social. Read More

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