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Financial Counseling: A Meaningful Strategy for Building Wealth in the Latino Community
This white paper provides an overview of national efforts to increase financial literacy among the U.S. population and specifically examines financial education initiatives and legislation that target low-income families. ...
Critical Disparities in Latino Mental Health: Transforming Research into Action
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 ...
Analysis of President’s FY 2007 Budget Plan
In early February 2006 President Bush proposed a $2.7 trillion spending plan for fiscal year (FY) 2007. NCLR prepared a comprehensive analysis of the Administration's budget plan as a foundation for further examination ...
Undercutting the American Dream: Estate Tax Repeal Would Harm Latinos
The budgetary landscape notwithstanding, lawmakers continue to consider options to reform or repeal the estate tax. The outcome of this debate could have far-reaching implications for the nation's Latinos. As the fastest-growing ...
Analysis of President’s FY 2003 Budget Plan
This paper offers an analysis—department by department—of the proposed FY 2003 budget from a Hispanic perspective. The sections highlight departments and specific program areas that are important to Latinos, provide an ...
Analysis of President’s FY 2006 Budget Plan
In early February 2005 President Bush proposed a $2.57 trillion spending plan for fiscal year 2006. The president's plan would fundamentally reorder national priorities. NCLR prepared a comprehensive analysis of the ...
Head Start Reauthorization: Enhancing School Readiness for Hispanic Children
NCLR has prepared this white paper which discusses challenges for Latino, limited-English-proficient, and farmworker* children; examines key provisions of recent U.S. House and Senate legislative proposals that address ...
Domestic Workers Working Hard to Sustain American Families, Compromising Their Social Security
To respond to Latino worker concerns with social insurance, policymakers must consider how attachment to the workforce occurs and address the issues of less access, lower participation levels, and the resulting proportionately ...
Welfare Reform 2002: Legislative Developments Affecting Puerto Rico
This white paper highlights recent developments in the TANF reauthorization process in Congress and analyzes their implications for Puerto Rico. It provides information on the experience of Puerto Rico with the implementation ...