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  • Banking in Color: New Findings on Financial Access for Low-and-Moderate Income Communities 

    NCLR; National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development (National CAPACD); National Urban League (NUL) (2014-05-28)
    This paper provides findings from a survey of low-and-moderate income communities of color, and their levels of financial engagement. Findings cover the themes of bank account ownership, use of alternative financial services, ...
  • Beyond the Census: Hispanics and An American Agenda 

    NCLR (2001-08-28)
    On the surface, this report is about Latino data.  But, on a deeper level, it is also about America's principles and core values.  The emerging data provide an opportunity to help put the nation's once again changing ...
  • Beyond the Classroom: Creating Pathways to College and Careers for Latino Youth 

    Mirabal, Frank A.; Steve, Lucero (2010-02-17)
    This report is the result of a collaborative effort between the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) and Contigo Research, Policy, and Strategy (Contigo), which is a social business that provides research, policy, and strategic ...
  • Breast and Cervical Cancer Among Latino Women 

    NCLR; Alarcon, Mariela (NCLR, 1998-09-14)
    Even though there has been growing interest in Latino health in recent years, not enough emphasis is being placed on the research and collection of data on health conditions of Latinos, including Latino women. This ...
  • Bright Green: Five Metropolitan Areas Where the Latino Workforce and the Clean Economy Overlap 

    Singley, Catherine; NCLR (2013-02-06)
    The growth of the Latino workforce and the push toward environmental sustainability will both define the future of the American economy. This report compares the occupational and educational profiles of the Hispanic workforce ...
  • Buenos Principios: Latino Children in the Earliest Years of Life 

    Calderón, Miriam (2007-04-30)
    This report by the National Council of La Raza concludes that investing in high-quality, comprehensive early childhood education programs could help narrow the growing school readiness gap between Latino and other children.  ...
  • Building Sound Community Linkages: A Key to Serving Latino Youth 

    Wernick, Ellen D.; Liu, Sue (2003-10-28)
    This report provides a blueprint for increasing the effectiveness of serving Latino youth in Job Corps centers by developing partnerships with Latino-serving organizations, particularly community-based organizations.  It ...
  • Burden or Relief? The Impact of Taxes on Hispanic Working Families: State of Hispanic America 1996 

    Njus, Jonathan (1997-04-29)
    This report represents one of the first efforts to document the burden taxes place on Hispanic families, analyze the fairness of individual taxes and tax systems, and identify the interests of the Latino community in tax ...
  • Catalysts and Barriers to Attaining Citizenship: An Analysis of ya es hora ¡CIUDADANIA! 

    Ramírez, Ricardo; Medina, Olga (2010-09-16)
    The ya es hora campaign is an historic nonpartisan Latino civic participation campaign launched as the Latino community's action-oriented follow-up to the immigrant mobilizations of 2006.  The campaign represents the ...
  • Children in Puerto Rico: Results from the 2000 Census 

    Mark Mather (2003-08-26)
    This report provides an overview of children in Puerto Rico, based on data from the 2000 U.S. Census.  It documents the situation of children in Puerto Rico, how it compares with conditions of children living in the 50 ...
  • Comer Bien: The Challenges of Nourishing Latino Children and Families 

    Ryan, Kara (2011-07-08)
    Latino families, like millions of others across the United States, do their best to put nutritious food on their tables every day, but the healthiest foods are too often unaffordable or inaccessible.  Many Americans struggle ...
  • Counting Latino Youth in the Illinois Juvenile Justice System 

    NCLR (2011-12-09)
    The report details the inadequacy of information on Hispanic youth, who constitute one of the fastest-growing segments of the population, and highlights this lack of data as a major barrier to developing strategies and ...
  • Current Implications of Block Grants 

    NCLR (NCLR, 1981-08-13)
    This paper was written to inform concerned individuals of the implications of block grants. It includes a study of the history of past block grants, presents the advantages and disadvantages, provides information for the ...
  • The Decade of the Hispanic: An Economic Retrospective 

    Miranda, Leticia; Teresa Quiroz, Julia (1990-03-05)
    Many observers predicted that the 1980s would be "The Decade of the Hispanic." In many ways, the name fit, from 1980 to 1989. The following report identifies seven trends which characterized Hispanics' economic situation ...
  • District of Columbia Responses to Youth Violence: Impact on the Latino Community 

    NCLR (2004-09-20)
    Gang violence and gang-related issues in the District of Columbia require immediate attention and the implementation of strategies with demonstrated effectiveness.  However, in crafting their response, policymakers must ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Emerging Latino Communities Initiative 2001-2011 Impact Study 

    McArthur, Loren; Hernandez, Janet (2013-10-15)
    This report presents findings gathered from a survey of representatives and staff from organizations that participated in NCLR's Emerging Latino Communities (ELC) Initiative between 2001 and 2011.  It examines the role the ...
  • The Empty Promise: The EEOC and Hispanics 

    Gonzales, Claire (1993-12-03)
    This report focuses on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the largest of the federal civil rights enforcement agencies, and its efforts to address employment discrimination against Hispanics. To provide ...