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  • Driver’s License Fact Sheet on Public Safety Issues 

    NCLR (NCLR, 2004-06-08)
    While increasing our national security is critical, restricting driver's licenses (DLs) is an inefficient way to enforce immigration laws and prevent terrorism. In fact, denying DLs to large segments of the population makes ...
  • Driver’s License Fact Sheet on Residency Requirements 

    NCLR (NCLR, 2002-01-08)
    While eligibility requirements vary from state to state, applicants for a state-issued driver's license (DL) must provide proof of age and identity and, in some instances, proof of state and legal residency. Often, these ...
  • Driver’s License Fact Sheet on Social Security Number Requirements 

    NCLR (NCLR, 2004-06-08)
    There are a variety of federal policies that have come to include Social Security Number (SSN) requirements. Though the number was explicitly intended only for the purpose of administering the Social Security program, the ...
  • Driving a Hard Bargain: Improving the Auto Market for Latino Families 

    Wilberg Ricks, Nancy (2009-11-23)
    Cars have become a necessity rather than a luxury for most Hispanic families. Vehicles help meet basic needs such as transporting children to daycare, bargain shopping for groceries, and commuting to work. Despite the ...
  • Dual Language Learner Teacher Competencies (DLLTC) Report 

    Alliance for A Better Community; NCLR (2012-12-18)
    As the dual language learner (DLL) population continues to increase, teachers face urgent questions about how to effectively interact with and educate these children. These questions have enormous implications not only for ...
  • Dynamics of the Latino Electorate: Shaping the 2016 Election 

    NCLR (NCLR, 2016-09-08)
    Slides from a roundtable discussion held on September 8, 2016, include presentations by Sylvia Manzano, Principal at Latino Decisions; Maria Urbina, Vice President of Politics and National Campaigns at Voto Latino; and ...
  • Early Childhood Education For the 21st Century: Linking Research, Language, and Culture 

    Benavides, Celina; Lopez, Antonia (2011-09-13)
    The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) welcomes the steady focus on evidence- ‐based research and policy initiatives to transform ECE systems, and it emphasizes that the Latino voice must be central to these discussions.
  • Earned Income Tax Credit Outreach 

    NCLR; Murguía, Janet (NCLR, 2007-02-13)
    Tax Credit Outreach
  • The Economic Benefit of SNAP 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2019-07-23)
    Food insecurity affects about 40 million Americans and federal programs, such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), are instrumental in fighting food insecurity, child poverty, and stimulating economic ...
  • Economic Development Issues of Special Importance to Hispanics 

    NCLR; Yzaguirre, Raul (NCLR, 1984-04)
    Hispanics have a special interest in economic development, because it offers a means for improving the physical and social quality of life in Hispanic communities, increasing the number and success of Hispanic businesses, ...
  • The Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 

    NCLR (NCLR, 1981-08-17)
    In 1964 the Economic Opportunity Act (EOA) was passed by Congress. Enacted under the Johnson Administration, EOA was seen as one of the most controversial pieces of legislation of its time. It created the "War on Poverty" ...
  • Economic Priorities for Women of Color 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2019-07-01)
    This fact sheet illustrates three emerging economic priorities for women of color—wage inequality, access to paid leave, and access to child care. It is intended to serve as a resource to policymakers and stakeholders.
  • Economic Progress Report, November 2009 

    Singley, Catherine (2009-11-12)
    National data clearly demonstrate that the economic downturn is disproportionately impacting communities of color in the United States. The federal government's multiple responses to the crisis were intended to provide ...
  • Educating English Language Learners: Implementing Instructional Practices 

    Vialpando, Jacqueline (2006-01-01)
    This publication is part of a series developed to inform and assist charter schools serving English language learners. This guide is based, in part, on presentations and workshops designed to answer technical assistance ...
  • The Education of Hispanics: Status and Implications 

    Orum, Lori S. (1986-08-08)
    The American education system is often portrayed as a pipeline, successfully transporting individuals from childhood to college or full participation in the world of work. However it is becoming increasingly clear that ...
  • Educational Equity: Latino and English Learner Success in Arizona 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2019-12-02)
    Arizona has an opportunity to ensure the state’s future economic success by advancing policies and practices that support the educational achievement of Latino students who represent a large share of the K-12 population ...
  • Educational Fairness and Latino Student Success in Arizona 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2019-03-19)
    This report provides an overview of key provisions in Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), discusses how Arizona’s ESSA plan addresses accountability for Latino students and English Learners (ELs), and provides recommendations ...
  • Educational Fairness and Latino Student Success in Florida 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-11-09)
    This report provides an overview of key provisions in Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), discusses how Florida’s ESSA plan addresses accountability for Latino students and English Learners (ELs), and provides recommendations ...
  • The Effect of School and Peer Group Size on Chicanos Risk of Dropping Out of High School 

    NCLR; Hispanic Youth Employment Research Center; Oxley, Diana; Barrera, Manuel PhD. (NCLR, 1980-06)
    Findings indicate that the failure to complete high school is related to several aspects of labor force involvement, including unemployment as well as earning power and type of occupations for all racial/ethnic groups. The ...