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  • National Council of La Raza: The First 25 Years 

    McKay, Emily Gantz (1993-07-02)
    This brief history chronicles the roots and development of the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) from its beginnings as a regional Mexican American organization committed to providing institutional support to grassroots ...
  • NCLR Core Qualities for Successful Schools 

    Pompa, Delia; Cuyun, Irene (2010-06-17)
    The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) Core Qualities (CQs) for Successful Schools exemplify best practices for schools serving Latino students and their families.  The CQs focus on eight areas: high expectations and high ...
  • NCLR Escalera Program: Taking Steps to Success 

    Mirabal, Frank A. (2007-06-29)
    NCLR Escalera Program: Taking Steps to Success Bridging the Workforce Gap by Developing 21st Century Skills for Latino Students
  • Now Hiring? Latinos and the Job Creation Policies in the South Atlantic 

    Criado, Alicia; NCLR (2012-10-22)
    The purpose of this report is to examine the implications of South Atlantic state job creation policies on Latino workers' ability to obtain employment in the region.
  • On the Sidelines: Hispanic Elderly and the Continuum of Care 

    Lopez, Cristina; Aguilera, Esther (1991-02-04)
    Two current demographic trends—the increase in the elderly population in this country and the rapid growth of the Hispanic elderly population—promise a profound impact on America's present and future. Both of these demographic ...
  • Opportunity in the Sunshine State: Characteristics of Recent Movers from Puerto Rico to Florida 

    NCLR (2016-07-23)
    This statistical brief describes the population recently moving from Puerto Rico to Florida, includes an analysis of indicators that can provide an overview of the community’s well-being, and offers considerations for ...
  • Out of the Picture: Hispanics in the Media 

    Navarrete, Lisa; Kamasaki, Charles (1994-08-29)
    The mass media wields power that shapes Americans' attitudes toward each other and the world. Unfortunately, the media's approach to Hispanic Americans—who constitute at least 9% of the U.S. population—has been largely ...
  • Overcoming Language and Cultural Barriers Using Evidence-Based Practices 

    NCLR (2008-05-20)
    In this monograph, experts discuss the importance and effectiveness of culturally and linguistically competent services for Latino youth. They focus on Latino youth who have become clients of evidence-based practices and ...
  • Paying the Price: The Impact of Immigration Raids on America’s Children 

    Calderón, Miriam (2007-10-31)
    This report by the National Council of La Raza and the Urban Institute, details the consequences of immigration enforcement operations on children's psychological, educational, economic, and social well-being.  The report ...
  • Peer Support in Health: Evidence to Action 

    The National Peer Support Collaborative Learning Network; NCLR (2014-04-04)
    To address the challenges of peer support program expansion and dissemination as well as the emerging opportunities, such as through the Affordable Care Act, the National Peer Support Collaborative Learning Network brought ...
  • Person Created, Population Focused, Community Oriented Peer Support 

    NCLR; Peers for Progress of the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation (2013-12-20)
    On November 12 and 13, 2013, the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) and Peers for Progress of the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation hosted a meeting of leaders in health care and in peer support programs to ...
  • Perspectives on Undocumented Workers 

    NCLR; Garza, Francisco (NCLR, 1981-03-23)
    This backgrounder summarizes views on immigration of national Black and Brown Leaders. Their perspectives were obtained, then up-dated, over a period of nearly two years. The National Council of La Raza—like many other ...
  • Plugged In: Positive Development Strategies for Disconnected Latino Youth 

    Hageage, Ana (2011-04-25)
    Educational attainment is one of the strongest predictors of future earnings. However, for 42 percent of the country's Latino youth, this traditional pathway to economic mobility is fraught with challenges. This report ...
  • Power of the Purse: How Hispanics Contribute to the U.S. Economy 

    New American Economy; UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2017-12-06)
    This report, released with New American Economy, details the contributions that Hispanic Americans have made to the U.S. economy through their high workforce participation rate, their spending power, the amount they ...
  • Preschool Education: Delivering on the Promise for Latino Children 

    Beltrán, Erika; NCLR (2011-06-30)
    Latino student achievement has emerged as a central issue in education reform debates.  After decades of neglect and disregard for the persistent disparities faced by these students, this attention is both welcome and long ...
  • Puertas Cerradas: Housing Barriers for Hispanics 

    NCLR (2013-07-19)
    The fair housing investigation—commissioned by NCLR and conducted by ERC in Birmingham, Alabama; Atlanta, Georgia; and San Antonio, Texas—explores the extent to which Latinos are subject to adverse and differential treatment ...
  • Puerto Rican and African American Young Men: A Comparative Analysis 

    Pérez, Sonia M.; Cruz, Steven (NCLR, 1994-06-06)
    The rapid population growth of Hispanics and African Americans has drawn attention to their current socioeconomic status and their future impact on the econmy. Both groups have grown at faster rates than the white population ...
  • Raising the Bar: How AmeriCorps Members Are Increasing Literacy Rates in Latino Communities 

    Leyba, Lanny; Mirabal, Frank (2010-04-08)
    This report seeks to highlight some of the promising practices and illuminate opportunities for continuous improvement across NCLR LENS Project Affiliate sites.  Furthermore, the report incorporates an extensive literature ...
  • Raising the Bar: Implementing Common Core State Standards for Latino Student Success 

    NCLR (2012-04-17)
    The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Initiative is a state-led, voluntary effort to establish a single set of clear educational standards for English language arts and mathematics that states can share and voluntarily ...
  • Recruiting Hispanics: Learning from Experience Some Ideas for Employers 

    NCLR; McKay, Emily Gantz (NCLR, 1986-07-07)
    This paper summarizes some of the challenges of Hispanic recruitment, and identifies techniques which may help employers become successful recruiters of Hispanic professional, technical, and managerial employees.