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Recommendations to Include Latinos in Climate Change Legislation
Latino workers, taxpayers, and families all have a stake in federal climate change legislation. Policymakers should take into account Latino priorities as they debate energy policies that will impact the entire nation's future.
Recession Drives Up Poverty Levels Among Latino Families
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 ...
Latino Child Poverty Overview
Latinos compose a growing share of all poor children in the U.S. In 2008, there were 13.5 million poor children in the U.S. and 4.8 million (36.2%) were Hispanic. The projection is that this share will continue to grow. ...
Latino Priorities for Improving the Private Retirement System
A brief document outlining the reasons that traditional retirement savings vehicles, such as the 401(k), do not work for the Latino community. Also gives an overview of President Obama's Automatic IRA proposal.