Recent Submissions

  • Florida 2021 Legislative Session: Bills and Positions 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2021-04-13)
    During the Florida 2021 Legislative session, UnidosUS has taken position on over a dozen bills in addition to our organizations two leading bills. This list includes bills across the key issue areas of education, health ...
  • California’s Essential Workers and Their Housing Needs 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2021-03-23)
    Frontline essential workers show up to work while others can work from home. The University of California Berkeley defines these workers as those who work in a non-managerial or non-technical occupation in an Essential ...
  • California’s Essential Workers and the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2021-03-23)
    The coronavirus pandemic has underscored that need for safe and affordable housing. Latinos in California are dying at nearly three times the rate of Whites, in part because Latinos are disproportionately employed in ...
  • Texas Latino Students and English Learners Fast Facts 2019-20 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2021-02-09)
    Over the last decade, the number of Latino students in Texas public schools has increased by 3.3%. However, Latino students in the state do not see themselves reflected in the classroom and the 1.1 million English learners ...
  • Texas Latino Students in Higher Education Fast Facts 2019-20 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2021-02-09)
    Less than 45% of Texas’ economically disadvantaged students are considered college ready. However, Texas’ Top 10% Rule has managed to aid in increasing Latino and economically disadvantaged student enrollment, but the ...
  • UnidosUS Workforce Development: Latinos in Finance Initiative 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2021-02-09)
    The Latinos in Finance Initiative was started in 2015 to train Latinos for employment in the financial services sector and to help employers hire linguistically and culturally competent talent.
  • Health and the Latino Community: A Framework for Assessing Health Reform Proposals 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2020-01-26)
    Every person in the United States should have access to quality, affordable health coverage and care. The nation’s well-being and economy are increasingly reliant on Latino contributions and will falter if Latinos cannot ...
  • 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 ...

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