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Recession Drives Up Poverty Levels Among Latino Families

Leticia Miranda, (September 16, 2010)

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The U.S. Census Bureau released the latest poverty statistics on September 16, 2010. The new data for 2009 show record increases in poverty among all Americans, reflecting the job losses associated with the recession. The following is an analysis of growing poverty among Latino families. Read More

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A Wake-Up Call: Latino Youth Speak Out About Arizona SB 1070

Sara Benitez, (August 31, 2010)

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A Wake-Up Call: Latino Youth Speak Out About Arizona SB 1070, is a short publication summarizing the outcome of a forum held during the Líderes Summit at the NCLR 2010 Annual Conference with 150 Latino youth leaders about Arizona’s anti-immigrant law, SB 1070. The publication is a summary of the major themes that emerged from the discussion. Youth at the forum spoke about the impact that anti-immigrant rhetoric and policies and anti-Latino sentiment have on their everyday lives. The youth spoke about their worries for family and friends, their alarm over racial profiling and discrimination, and growing concern over the... Read More

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Social Security: What the Latino Community Should Know

NCLR, (June 25, 2010)

Issue: Social Security
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IT’S YOUR MONEY, IT’S YOUR FUTURE Read More

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Latino Policy Priorities for Energy and Climate Change

NCLR, (July 27, 2010)

Issue: Economy and Employment, Economy and Workforce
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As the fastest-growing segment of the workforce—and among the hardest hit by the recession—Latinos have much at stake in the design and implementation of new federal energy and climate change policies. The aspects of the debate that are especially vital for Latinos are costs and job opportunities. The following principles provide a framework for assessing the impact of proposed energy and climate change legislation on Latino workers and families. Read More

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Hispanic Education Coalition Priorities for HR 3221

Erika Beltran, NCLR and Iris Chavez, League of United Latin American Citizens, (October 02, 2009)

Publication Type: Other

This letter, sent by the Hispanic Education Coalition, outlines the coalition's priorities for the Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act (H.R. 3221). Specifically, it urges the Senate to maintain funding for Hispanic Serving Institutions and to strengthen the Early Learning Challenge Funds for Latino and English language learners. Read More

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NCLR Proposals to Strengthen Senate Health Care Reform Legislation for Everyone

Robert Sanchez, (October 13, 2009)

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NCLR has evaluated the two Senate legislative proposals and recommends the following changes as the two bills are merged. Read More

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How Will Children Fare under the Chairman’s Mark of the “America’s Healthy Futures Act”?

Kara Ryan, (September 24, 2009)

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Recommendations to the President’s Making Home Affordable Program

Graciela Aponte, (July 28, 2009)

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This document outlines the challenges housing counselors are facing with the President's Making Home Affordable loan modification program as they struggle to help families save their homes from foreclosure. Read More

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Build a Solid Credit History

Graciela Aponte, (July 17, 2009)

Issue: Financial Counseling, Financial Services, Wealth-Building
Publication Type: Other

This educational brochure helps consumers understand credit, its importance, and how to establish a solid credit history. Read More

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A Guide to U.S Citizenship and the Naturalization Process

NALEO Educational Fund and ya es hora ¡Ciudadanía! campaign alliance, (August 20, 2009)

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Letter from Civil Rights Organizations Calling for Health Care Reform that Works for Children

NCLR, AAJC, CDF, NAACP, NCAI, (July 23, 2009)

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Leading civil rights groups, including the Children’s Defense Fund (CDF), the Asian American Justice Center (AAJC), the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), and the National Council of La Raza (NCLR), have joined together to urge that health care reform legislation incorporate three key principles for children. These principles focus on affordable coverage, access to comprehensive health benefits, and a simple and equitable enrollment process. Read More

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Transcript:  Telephonic Briefing on the State of Latino Health Care

(July 01, 2009)

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Hispanic Education Coalition Priority Programs

Erika Beltran, (June 01, 2009)

Publication Type: Other

This table highlights education programs ranging from early learning to higher education and adult literacy initiatives that NCLR and the Hispanice Education Coalitions have identified as essential to improving the education of Hispanic students. It features side-by-side funding analysis of the FY 2009 budget, the HEC/NCLR request for the FY 2010 budget, and the President's proposed FY 2010 budget. Read More

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NCLR/CDF Ad:  Bandages

(June 10, 2009)

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Organizations and Advocates

(June 16, 2009)

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Health Coverage for All Children

NCLR, Children's Defense Fund, NAACP, National Congress of American Indians, Asian American Justice Center, (April 22, 2009)

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Foreclosures and the Mortgage Mess: How Do We Save Latino Homeownership?

NCLR, (April 22, 2009)

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Transcript of a Town Hall at the 2008 NCLR Annual Conference Read More

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Principles for Patient-and Family-Centered Care:  The Medical Home from the Consumer Perspective

(May 05, 2009)

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As organizations representing a broad and diverse array of consumer interests, we believe that the following set of principles should guide the development and implementation of the medical home model of care. Read More

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President Obama’s First 100 Days:  An NCLR Progress Report

Jackeline Stewart, (April 29, 2009)

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RDF 10 Year Anniversary Award

(May 04, 2009)

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