Recent Submissions

  • Latino Housing Quality in 2017: A Snapshot of the American Housing Survey 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-12-04)
    Using data from the 2017 Affordable Housing Survey, this fact sheet examines the status of affordability, size, and quality of housing and neighborhood safety for Latinos.
  • UnidosUS Workforce Development: Reentry Initiative 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-11-19)
    The Reentry Initiative, launched in 2017, focuses on supporting Affiliates that work with justice-involved young adults (18-24) so they can help them access education and training that leads to gainful employment and ...
  • Open Enrollment – Key Questions and Answers 

    (UnidosUS, 2018-11-02)
    As the 2019 Open Enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) continues, many people in the community have questions about how they can enroll in health coverage that works best for them. This document addresses ...
  • Beyond Wages: Effects of the Latina Wage Gap 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-11-01)
    A persistent gender-based wage gap continues to harm women, their families, and the economy—and is particularly damaging for Latinas. Even as Latinas have entered the workforce in record numbers and now number more than ...
  • Affordable Housing in Nevada: More Families Pushed into Renting as Homeownership Remains Out of Reach for Latinos 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-10-26)
    Since the Great Recession, Hispanic Nevadans have made progress toward recovering their financial stability. However, for many, rental housing remains unaffordable and homeownership is still out of reach. The number of ...
  • Affordable Housing in Texas: As Home Prices Rise, Homeownership Becomes Less Accessible for Latinos 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-10-26)
    Since the Great Recession, Hispanic Texans have made progress toward recovering their financial stability. However, for many, homeownership is growing further out of reach and renting is becoming the only option. Since the ...
  • Federal Programs Lift Millions of Latinos Out of Poverty 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-10-17)
    For more than 50 years, anti-poverty programs have helped support working families when times are tough, or their wages are too low for them to be able to make ends meet. These programs are collectively known as the “social ...
  • Latino Population Statistics (2016) 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-09-28)
    Over the past decade, Latinos have sealed their place as the country’s largest minority group. With the expanded national presence of this vibrant and youthful population, Hispanics increasingly contribute to the economic, ...
  • Latino Income and Poverty in 2017: A Snapshot of the Census Current Population Survey 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-09-12)
    On September 12, 2018, the U.S. Census Bureau released new data measuring poverty and income in the United States during 2017, the first year of the Trump administration. The data shows that national poverty rates decreased ...
  • Advancing Retail Initiative Best Practices 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-09-07)
    The UnidosUS Advancing Retail Workers Initiative supports organizations and programs that help individuals start or advance on a career path in the customer service or retail sector. Our most recent cycle of this Initiative ...
  • The Strength of the Latino Vote: A Policy Brief Special Series 

    UnidosUS; University of Southern California’s California Civic Engagement Project (CCEP) (UnidosUS, 2018-07-09)
    The Strength of the Latino Vote: A Policy Brief Special Series DESCRIPTION: These briefs take a deep dive into key electoral districts where Latino votes could make the difference in 2018. The briefs were published by ...
  • English Learners and the Every Student Succeeds Act: A Tool for Advocates in California 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-06-25)
    This report features components of California’s plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act that impact the 1.3 million English learners in the state regarding testing, accountability, and stakeholder engagement. Advocates ...
  • Latino Homeownership Hanging in the Balance: Why Latinos are Denied Mortgages 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-05-21)
    Examining mortgage denial rates and reasons can help policymakers and the public identify unequal lending patterns in the housing market. This information, along with the type of loans made, changes in the number of loans, ...
  • Affordable Housing in Florida: A Crisis for Hispanics and Recent Arrivals from Puerto Rico 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-05-14)
    Since the Great Recession, Hispanic Floridians have made significant progress toward recovering their financial stability. However, for many, rental housing remains unaffordable and homeownership is still out of reach. The ...
  • Comprando Rico y Sano Expand Where Health Happens Infographic 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-04-26)
    Infographic showcasing how community-based organizations and promotores de salud implementing UnidosUS’s Comprando Rico y Sano program are expanding where health happens, to promote a culture of health in the places in ...
  • Work Requirements Will Hurt Latino Families Most 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-04-17)
    Despite the clear benefits of federal programs, congressional Republican leadership and President Trump aim to make it harder for people to stay healthy and keep working. For example, in addition to proposed budget cuts, ...
  • Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: States 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-04-04)
    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, passed and signed into law in December 2017, would give a massive tax cut to the richest Americans and largest corporations, while doing little for American working families. Find out how the new ...
  • Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Impact on Latino-Owned Businesses 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-04-04)
    In December 2017, Congress passed and President Trump signed the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” (TCJA) into law. The new law is a massive tax cut for the richest Americans and big corporations, without significant and lasting tax ...
  • Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: United States 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-04-04)
    In the United States today, the Hispanic population numbers more than 57 million, 18% of the entire population. The Hispanic community’s size, work ethic, and resilience have contributed to the national economic resurgence ...
  • Principles for the Federal Role in Higher Education 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-03-26)
    The Higher Education Act (HEA), at its core, is a civil rights act. Reauthorization of the law, in part or as a whole, must maintain that foundational purpose. The HEA has long helped more Americans, especially those in ...

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