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  • Saving Homes, Saving Communities: Latino Brokers Speak Out on Hispanic Homeownership 

    NCLR; NAHREP (2007-09-12)
    The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) and the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) released this joint report offering analysis on the impact of predatory lending practices on Hispanic ...
  • Sin Provecho: Latinos and Food Insecurity 

    Ng'andu, Jennifer; Leal Gianfortoni, Emilia M. (2006-12-20)
    Nearly one in five Latinos (19.6%) faces food insecurity each year, compromising their health and well-being. Sin Provecho: Latinos and Food Insecurity reports on the impact and associations of hunger, food insecurity, and ...
  • Small Dollars for Big Change: Immigrant Financial Inclusion and Access to Credit 

    Terry, Sabrina; Lindsay, Daniels (NCLR, 2017-05-24)
    This paper describes the financial barriers to adjusting immigration status, the void of small-dollar products available to Latino immigrants, models for providing financial resources alongside immigration services, and ...
  • Social Security, Hispanic Americans, & Proposed Reform 

    Njus, Jonathan (NCLR, 1998-07-01)
    In the 1930s, when the Social Security expectancy is 76 years, and by 2020 it is expected to increase to 78 years. Also, during the baby-boom period, the average family had three children; from 1970-1990 that number had ...
  • Speaking Out Loud: Conversations with Young Puerto Rican Men 

    Pérez, Sonia M.; Cruz, Steven (1994-08-01)
    In an effort to draw attention to the strengths, needs, and status of young Puerto Rican men, the NCLR Poverty Project conducted a two-year community-based study on young Puerto Rican men and family poverty. This second ...
  • Speaking Out: Latino Youth on Discrimination in the United States 

    Foxen, Patricia; NCLR (2010-10-21)
    This study shows that Latino youth in the U.S. experience pervasive stereotyping based on assumptions about their ethnicity. This report looks at the perceptions and experiences of Latino teenagers in settings as varied ...
  • State of Hispanic America 1991: An Overview 

    NCLR (1992-02-29)
    Narrowing the economic gap between Hispanics and other Americans will require immediate, sustained policy intervention and substantial public investment.  Because current programs do not necessarily take into account on ...
  • State of Hispanic America 1993: Toward a Latino Anti-Poverty Agenda 

    Pérez, Sonia M.; Martinez, Deirdre (1993-07-29)
    The findings of this report represent the beginning, rather than the end, of the process of establishing a Latino anti-poverty agenda.  They provide an opportunity to reexamine current anti-poverty strategies for the ...
  • State of Hispanic America 2004: Latino Perspectives on the American Agenda 

    NCLR (2004-02-29)
    This report outlines specific priorities that together help to inform policymakers, public officials, candidates, and the public about what matters to the Latino community and why.  The discussion focuses on the following ...
  • Strengthening Latino Families: Best Practices from the 2004 NCLR Family Strengthening Award Winners 

    NCLR (2005-06-01)
    Summary of best practices of award-winning NCLR Affiliate programs that strengthen the Latino family.
  • The Structure of Labor Markets and Sectors of Production: An Analysis of Underemployment Among Hispanic Youth 

    Vaughan, Suzanne; Wright-Romero, Linda (NCLR, 1982-04-30)
    The purpose of this study is to explore the distribution and utilization of labor power of Hispanic youths through an examination of their conditions of employment and their relationship to major structural features of the ...
  • A Subminimum Wage for Youth 

    Rivera, Roger; Flemming, Lizanne (NCLR, 1982-04)
    This paper assesses the arguments and evidence presented by both sides, summarizes the past and present history of the minimum wage, and examines implications for Hispanics in the pending legislation.
  • Survival Spending: The Role of Credit Cards in Hispanic Households 

    Bowdler, Janis (2010-01-19)
    Greater participation in mainstream credit and financial markets can set many families on the path to financial stability and middle-class life.  Unfortunately, many Latino card users face serious challenges when entering ...
  • Teaching English Language Learners in Low-Incidence Settings 

    NCLR (2010-06-03)
    While it is not easy, there are several strategies that will help teachers craft lessons that challenge English-proficient students and provide support for students learning English.  Some strategies involve differentiating ...
  • The Foreclosure Generation 

    Bowdler, Janis; Quercia, Roberto; Smith, David Andrew (2010-02-16)
    The Long-Term Impact of the Housing Crisis on Latino Children and Families.  The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) partnered with the Center for Community Capital (CCC) at the University of North Carolina to conduct 25 ...
  • The Health of Latino Communities in the South: Challenges and Opportunities 

    Arroyo, Liany (2004-09-20)
    This report provides a first-ever look at the health care needs, challenges, and realities of newly emerging Latino communities in the southern U.S. Based on focus group research and primary interviews with health care ...
  • The Mainstreaming of Hate 

    Joge, Carmen T.; Pérez, Sonia M. (2004-05-28)
    This report represents one of the first efforts to document what appears to be a growing pattern of harassment, hate violence, and law enforcement abuse against Hispanics.  This actual or potential violence cannot be ...
  • The Social Security Program and Reform: A Latino Perspective 

    Grillo-Chope, Luisa; Rodriguez, Eric (2005-06-15)
    Given the importance of social insurance, retirement savings, and wealth-building to Latinos, NCLR is committed to reviewing the policy arguments, weighing the options, and making an honest assessment of reform plans on ...
  • The Wrong Approach: State Anti-Immigration Legislation in 2011 

    Lacayo, A. Elena; NCLR (2012-01-10)
    On April 23, 2010, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed into law SB 1070, the nation's most punitive immigration legislation, placing anti-immigrant initiatives into the national spotlight alongside herself and the bill's ...
  • Toward a Common Future: Latino Teens and Adults Speak Out 

    The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy; NCLR (2009-05-19)
    This survey was conducted to enhance the growing body of research on the beliefs and attitudes of Latinos regarding teen relationships, sexual activity, and related issues.