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  • Florida Latino Students & English Learners Fast Facts 2021 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2021-01-15)
    Florida has the third largest Latino student population and third largest English Learner population in the United States. More than 60% of Florida’s students are considered “economically disadvantaged.” Additionally, ...
  • California Latino Students & English Learners Fast Facts 2020-21 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2020-11-06)
    California has the largest Latino population in the United States. However, its teachers aren’t representative of the demographic and English learner students (ELs) still have dropout rates that hover over 30%. This fact ...
  • Affordable Care Act Threatened: What’s at Stake for Latinos 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2020-10-30)
    The Affordable Care Act remains a critical pathway to coverage for Latinos and remains in effect until a ruling is delivered. This fact sheet identifies the harms the Latino community would face if the ACA is struck down.
  • COVID-19 and its Impact on Latino Children’s Health and Learning 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2020-10-28)
    The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on Latino children’s health and learning. This fact sheet examines the specific impact on Latino children’s well-being and ability to learn and provides steps to keep children ...
  • Preparing Latinx Workers for Success 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2020-10-23)
    In June 2020, UnidosUS, in partnership with nine Affiliates and grantees, launched a research project that aimed to understand the hiring needs of local and national employers and how UnidosUS and its Affiliates could best ...
  • National Higher Education 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2020-09-25)
    Though Latinos are enrolling in postsecondary programs in record numbers, they still complete college at rates lower than their White counterparts. Not only are Latinos facing a widening college completion gap, but also a ...
  • Latino Child Uninsured Rates by Congressional District, 2018 

    UnidosUS; Georgetown University of Health Policy Institute (UnidosUS, 2020-09-22)
    Counties and Congressional districts with large Latino child populations are more likely to have large numbers of uninsured Latino children, but state and local policies have an impact on the coverage rates.
  • Latino Children’s Health Coverage Facts by State 

    UnidosUS; Georgetown University of Health Policy Institute (UnidosUS, 2020-07-23)
    State officials’ decisions about coverage options, especially in times of crises, have a profound effect on children and can exacerbate pre-existing racial and ethnic disparities. This fact sheet examines the Latino child ...
  • Arizona - Latino Children’s Health Coverage Facts 

    UnidosUS; Georgetown University of Health Policy Institute (2020-06-29)
    State officials’ decisions about coverage options, especially in times of crises, have a profound effect on children and can exacerbate pre-existing racial and ethnic disparities. This fact sheet examines the Latino child ...
  • FY21 Federal Budget: Title III Support for English Learners 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2020-06-01)
    The English learner (EL) population grew by 11.35% between 2009 and 2016, but Title III funding—the only federal funding stream dedicated to the teaching of ELs—has decreased by 9.4% since 2009. Latinos are overrepresented ...
  • Fact Sheet: The Health Equity and Accountability Act 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2020-04-22)
    The Health Equity and Accountability Act (HEAA) builds on the gains made under the Affordable Care Act and lays out a vision of additional investments Congress should make to respond to the policy threats against the health ...
  • Arizona Latino Students & English Learners Fast Facts 2020 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2020-03-09)
    There are 505,584 Latino students and more than 75,000 English Learners in Arizona's public schools. Fairness and equity in education have long been core American values underlying the promise of equal opportunity in the ...
  • Latino Students and English Learners Fast Facts 2020 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2020-03-05)
    There are more than 13 million Latino students and 5 million English Learners in our nation’s public schools. Fairness and equity in education have long been core American values underlying the promise of equal opportunity ...
  • Latinos’ Eligibility to Save in a Workplace Retirement Plan 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2020-02-28)
    This document explores Latinos’ eligibility to participate in a retirement savings plan and proposes policy improvements to increase eligibility for Latinos.
  • Comprando Rico y Sano (Buying Healthy and Flavorful Foods) 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2020-02-21)
    UnidosUS’s program—led by community health workers (promotores de salud)—seeks to reduce hunger and instill healthy shopping and eating habits among Latinos through nutrition education and enrollment assistance in the ...
  • Nevada State Fact Sheet 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2020-02-12)
    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, ...
  • Access to High Quality Early Childhood Education 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2020-02-07)
    By 2060, Latino children will comprise one-third (32%) of the three-to-four-year-old population. Latino children are a large and rapidly growing group in need of appropriate, high quality ECE. It is crucial that state and ...
  • Improving Child Care in the United States for Families and Women of Color 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2019-12-23)
    Child care is fundamental to the economic security of women and families, but is out of reach for many. Child care is one of the highest costs in a family’s monthly budget, and is often a larger expense than the cost of ...
  • Latinos in Pennsylvania: Building a Secure Economic Future 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2019-12-16)
    Despite ongoing inequities where Latinos lag behind other Pennsylvania residents, gains across several economic indicators point to better economic security for Latinos. This fact sheet explores those indicators and ...
  • Weakening the Community Reinvestment Act Will Make It Harder for Latino Families to Get Ahead 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2019-12-09)
    This month, the Trump administration is expected to issue a new rule that would significantly weaken the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA)—a 1977 historic civil rights law enacted to curb discriminatory practices in lending ...

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