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  • Unlocking the Golden Door: Hispanics and the Citizenship Process 

    Young, Wendy A. (1991-07-01)
    Naturalization is the process by which a person born outside the United States becomes a U.S. citizen. In a nation of immigrants, it is the most important step that an immigrant can take to establish ties with the United ...
  • 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 ...
  • Meeting the Needs of Hispanic Elderly: Hispanic Services Providers' Perspectives 

    NCLR; Aguilera, Esther (1992-06-08)
    The information for this report was gathered through a survey sent to Ancianos Network members that are Hispanic community-based organizations and provide direct services to the elderly.
  • 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 ...
  • Hispanics and Health Insurance Volume 2: Analysis and Policy Implications 

    Labor Council for Latin American Advancement; NCLR; Aguilera, Esther (1992-09-21)
    This volume is designed to further analyze the data presented in Volume 1: identifying the most critical gaps in coverage, including private versus public coverage as well as variations in coverage among the top ten states ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Moving From the Margins: Puerto Rican Young Men and Family Poverty 

    Pérez, Sonia M. (1993-08-06)
    The following report contains the first-year research and findings of the NCLR Puerto Rican Young Men and Poverty Project. The Puerto Rican Young Men Project is a two-year community-based effort to understand and begin to ...
  • 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 ...
  • Hispanics in the Labor Force: A Chartbook 

    NCLR (NCLR, 1993-12-05)
    By the year 2005, Hispanic representation in the labor force is expected to increase by 44%. This is the fastest growth projected for any group. It is driven by the overall population growth of the group — from both natural ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Latinos and Jobs: A Review of Ten States and Puerto Rico 

    Rodríguez, Eric; Martínez, Deirdre (NCLR, 1995-01-06)
    This research report is intended to be one step toward the examination of the experience of Latinos in JOBS nationally. Working within the constraints of limited national data on Hispanics in JOBS and AFDC, it profiles ...
  • Untapped Potential: A Look at Hispanic Women in the U.S. 

    Pérez, Sonia M.; Rodríguez, Eric (NCLR, 1996-02-01)
    This report represents an effort to synthesize existing data and information on the status of Latina women, as well as to highlight the areas of concerns that researchers, policy makers, and advocates should address. In ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Locked Out: Hispanic Underrepresentation in Federally-Assisted Housing Programs 

    Luna, Victoria; Pérez, Sonia M. (1997-07-11)
    Hispanics—the nation's poorest group—face a number of severe problems trying to meet their needs, including deficient, overcrowded, and costly housing. Yet, Hispanics are underrepresented in federal housing programs designed ...
  • U.S. Hispanic Demographic Profile: Developments, Implications, and Challenges 

    Pérez, Sonia M.; Rodríguez, Eric (NCLR, 1998-04-01)
    An assessment of the social and economic status of the U.S. Hispanic population suggests that, as the 20th century comes to a close, Latinos are at a critical juncture. There now exist at least 25 to 30 years of solid data, ...