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  • Critical Disparities in Latino Mental Health: Transforming Research into Action 

    Britt Rios-Ellis, Ph.D. (2005-11-17)
    This report, released by the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) and the California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) Center for Latino Community Health, Evaluation, and Leadership Training, finds that Latinos are at a ...
  • Food Stamps: Nutrition for America’s Families 

    Jennifer Ng'andu and Emilia M. Leal Gianfortoni (2006-11-15)
    The Food Stamp Program (FSP), the largest food assistance program in the U.S., is vital to Latino families' ability to combat hunger within the home.  The FSP is especially important for Latino families because it is ...
  • Key Facts about Childhood Obesity in the Latino Community 

    Jennifer Ng'andu and Emilia M. Leal Gianfortoni (2006-08-17)
    Obesity is a chronic disease that currently affects nearly one-third of the adult American population, 15.5% of adolescents (ages 12-19), and 15.3% of children (ages 6-11).  Obesity in children and adolescents has many ...
  • Mental Health Promotores de Salud Program Info 

    NCLR (2006-10-13)
    The National Council of La Raza's (NCLR) Institute for Hispanic Health (IHH), in partnership with Eli Lilly and Company Foundation, will design, develop, and implement a pilot community health education project to increase ...
  • Nutrition Assistance for Latino Mothers and Children: WIC 

    Jennifer Ng'andu and Emilia M. Leal Gianfortoni (2006-10-31)
    Over the past few decades, the U.S. has made strides in improving its infant mortality rates—an important health index around the world often used to indicate a country's level of health or development and its ability to ...
  • Redefining HIV/AIDS for Latinos 

    Rios-Ellis, Ph.D., Britt (2006-10-19)
    Within the context of the changing demographics of HIV/AIDS among Latinos and an evolving national strategy to address the disease, the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) conducted an extensive qualitative needs assessment ...
  • Sin Provecho: Latinos and Food Insecurity 

    Ng'andu, Jennifer; Leal Gianfortoni, Emilia M. (2006-12-20)
    Nearly one in five Latinos (19.6%) faces food insecurity each year, compromising their health and well-being. Sin Provecho: Latinos and Food Insecurity reports on the impact and associations of hunger, food insecurity, and ...
  • State of Hispanic America 1991: An Overview 

    NCLR (1992-02-29)
    Narrowing the economic gap between Hispanics and other Americans will require immediate, sustained policy intervention and substantial public investment.  Because current programs do not necessarily take into account on ...
  • State of Hispanic America 2004: Latino Perspectives on the American Agenda 

    NCLR (2004-02-29)
    This report outlines specific priorities that together help to inform policymakers, public officials, candidates, and the public about what matters to the Latino community and why.  The discussion focuses on the following ...
  • The Health of Latino Communities in the South: Challenges and Opportunities 

    Arroyo, Liany (2004-09-20)
    This report provides a first-ever look at the health care needs, challenges, and realities of newly emerging Latino communities in the southern U.S. Based on focus group research and primary interviews with health care ...
  • U.S. Latino Children: Status Report 

    Pérez, Sonia M. (2000-08-28)
    This paper offers a \snapshot\ of status and trend data of several issues affecting U.S. Latino youth and a review of why this matters to the nation; it also points to some initiatives that can make a difference.