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  • 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.
  • Redefining HIV/AIDS for Latinos 

    Rios-Ellis, Ph.D., Britt (2006-10-19)
    Within the context of the changing demographics of HIV/AIDS among Latinos and an evolving national strategy to address the disease, the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) conducted an extensive qualitative needs assessment ...
  • Reducing Hispanic Teenage Pregnancy and Family Poverty: A Replication Guide 

    Pérez, Sonia M.; Duany, Luis A. (1992-07-01)
    This guide provides information required to enable organizations to understand the magnitude of teenage pregnancy in the Latino community, as well as the severity of its consequences. It will also guide readers through the ...
  • Replication Guide for Proyecto Plan: Poder Latino Action Network 

    McKay, Emily Gantz (NCLR, 1996-05-01)
    This replication guide documents Proyecto PLAN (PODER Latino Action Network), the leadership development program of HOPE, the Hispanic Office of Planning and Evaluation, Inc., of Boston. It is one of a planned series of ...
  • Resilient Latino Youth: In Their Own Words 

    Foxen, Patricia (2015-03-11)
    This report uses the concept of resilience to examine how a group of second-generation Latino youth have been able to cope with adversity and excel while growing up in extremely challenging circumstances.
  • Retirement Security for Latinos: Bolstering Coverage, Savings and Adequacy 

    Orszag, Peter R.; Rodriguez, Eric (2005-07-12)
    This paper documents retirement savings and adequacy trends among Latinos, explores ways of making it easier for Latinos to save, examines reforms to increase the incentives for Hispanics to save, and discusses the importance ...
  • 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 ...