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  • 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 ...
  • Engaging the Latino Electorate 

    Daniels, Lindsay; NCLR (2011-03-03)
    Over the last decade, Latino voters were often referred to as the sleeping giant of American politics, poised to exert influence but not yet awakened to their electoral potential. After the level of Hispanic voter participation ...
  • Enhancing Latino Retirement Readiness in California 

    Harvey, Catherine Singley (2015-05-04)
    Using Census data and feedback from focus groups with Latino consumers, this report assesses the retirement readiness of Latinos in California and the potential for California to serve as a model for states seeking to ...
  • Entre Parejas: An Exploration of Latino Perspectives Regarding Family Planning and Contraception 

    Arroyo, Liany; Pinzón, L. Amparo (2006-07-09)
    The Latino community is the largest minority group in the United States, having experienced a 58% increase in population between 1990 and 2000.  One of the most salient characteristics of Hispanics is their youthfulness, ...
  • Expanded Learning Opportunities: Helping Latino Students Achieve Success 

    NCLR (2014-01-07)
    As states, districts, and schools work to improve academic rigor so that all students graduate prepared for college and careers, it has become clear that more learning time and building additional capacity within the public ...
  • Falling Through The Cracks: Hispanic Underrepresentation in the Job Training Partnership Act 

    Romero, Fred Ph.D.; Gonzales, Judith M.A. (1989-02-06)
    This report investigates the problem of Hispanic underrepresentation under the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) by scrutinizing the statute's legislative and administrative framework for an explanation of this inequity ...
  • The Forgotten Two-Thirds: An Hispanic Perspective on Apprenticeship, European Style 

    McKay, Emily Gantz (1993)
    NCLR carried out an Hispanic Consultation on Apprenticeship in 1992, in order to add an informed Hispanic perspective to the current policy debate about the appropriateness of apprenticeships — and the applicability of a ...
  • Fractures in the Foundation: Chapter 1 

    Singley, Catherine (2009-08-31)
    Chapter 1:  Today's Latino Workforce:  Diverse and Growing. As the Hispanic workforce continues to grow, their labor market contributions become increasingly important to the economy as a whole; by 2050, it is expected ...
  • Fractures in the Foundation: Chapter 2 

    Singley, Catherine (2009-08-31)
    Chapter 2:  Bedrock of the Economy, Bottom of the Labor Market.  Broadly speaking, Latinos have the highest labor force participation rate of any racial or ethnic group, which means they are more likely to be employed or ...
  • Fractures in the Foundation: Chapter 3 

    Singley, Catherine (2009-08-31)
    Chapter 3:  Troubling Indicators of Job Quality.  Although individual workers may value one aspect of their job over another, policymakers have generally prioritized wages, benefits, and working conditions as the core ...
  • Fractures in the Foundation: Chapter 4 

    Singley, Catherine (2009-08-31)
    Chapter 4:  The Erosion of Job Quality:  An Historic Perspective.  Disparities in wages, benefits, and working conditions are even more pronounced for Hispanic immigrants, who make up 53.8% of the Latino workforce.
  • Fractures in the Foundation: Chapter 5 

    Singley, Catherine (2009-08-31)
    Chapter 5:  Major Issues Affecting Job Quality for Latinos.  This chapter explores the major issues that help explain the quality disparity Latinos face on the job.
  • Fractures in the Foundation: Chapter 6 

    Singley, Catherine (2009-08-31)
    Chapter 6: Rebuilding Job Quality for Latinos and All Workers.  As this report has shown, the Latino workforce as a whole faces immense disparities in job quality compared to their peers.  Indeed, much consideration and ...