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  • A Renewed Head Start: New Opportunities for Latino Children 

    Beltrán, Erika; Goldwasser, Amy (2008-12-09)
    On December 12, 2007, President Bush signed into law the Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007 (P.L. 110-134). This was the first reauthorization of Head Start in nearly ten years. Given the growing diversity ...
  • After Stimulus: Sustainable Economic Security for Latinos 

    Singley, Catherine; NCLR (2008-03-04)
    While the economic stimulus demonstrated Congress's willingness to work in a bipartisan manner, the final bill did not guarantee economic stability for most Americans.  This white paper examins how Latinos in particular ...
  • Ailing Federal Investments in Latino Health Prioritites 

    Torres, Marisabel; NCLR (2009-01-30)
    This paper documents issues and trends in federal investments in health care programs affecting Latinos in the United States. It highlights policy measures that would assist in connecting the millions of uninsured Latinos ...
  • Analysis of President’s FY 2003 Budget Plan 

    Deirdre Martinez (2002-03-04)
    This paper offers an analysis—department by department—of the proposed FY 2003 budget from a Hispanic perspective.  The sections highlight departments and specific program areas that are important to Latinos, provide an ...
  • Analysis of President’s FY 2006 Budget Plan 

    José Quiñonez (2005-03-10)
    In early February 2005 President Bush proposed a $2.57 trillion spending plan for fiscal year 2006.  The president's plan would fundamentally reorder national priorities.  NCLR prepared a comprehensive analysis of the ...
  • Analysis of President’s FY 2007 Budget Plan 

    José Quiñonez (2006-09-20)
    In early February 2006 President Bush proposed a $2.7 trillion spending plan for fiscal year (FY) 2007.  NCLR prepared a comprehensive analysis of the Administration's budget plan as a foundation for further examination ...
  • Combating Anti-Immigrant Opportunism Post September 11 

    NCLR (NCLR, 2002-01-07)
    This paper first examines anti-immigrant sentiment in the U.S. prior to September 11. Then it analyzes the history and central characters of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) and other groups within the ...
  • Critical Disparities in Latino Mental Health: Transforming Research into Action 

    Britt Rios-Ellis, Ph.D. (2005-11-17)
    This report, released by the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) and the California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) Center for Latino Community Health, Evaluation, and Leadership Training, finds that Latinos are at a ...
  • Cutting a Lifeline: How the Chained CPI Proposal Will Affect Hispanic Seniors 

    Miranda, Leticia (2013-12-13)
    In July 2013, the House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security released draft legislation which would a) reduce Social Security benefits by changing the measurement of inflation to ...
  • Domestic Workers Working Hard to Sustain American Families, Compromising Their Social Security 

    Luisa Grillo-Chope and Carlos Ramos; Carlos Ramos (2006-08-31)
    To respond to Latino worker concerns with social insurance, policymakers must consider how attachment to the workforce occurs and address the issues of less access, lower participation levels, and the resulting proportionately ...
  • Educational Fairness and Latino Student Success in Arizona 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-11-30)
    This report provides an overview of key provisions in Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), discusses how Arizona’s ESSA plan addresses accountability for Latino students and English Learners (ELs), and provides recommendations ...
  • Educational Fairness and Latino Student Success in Florida 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-11-09)
    This report provides an overview of key provisions in Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), discusses how Florida’s ESSA plan addresses accountability for Latino students and English Learners (ELs), and provides recommendations ...
  • Financial Counseling: A Meaningful Strategy for Building Wealth in the Latino Community 

    Beatriz Ibarra (2005-12-15)
    This white paper provides an overview of national efforts to increase financial literacy among the U.S. population and specifically examines financial education initiatives and legislation that target low-income families.  ...
  • Gainful Employment: A Civil Rights Perspective 

    NCLR et al. (2015-03-06)
    NCLR joined with the Center for Responsible Lending, the Children's Defense Fund, the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, the Mexican American Legal Defense ...
  • Head Start Reauthorization: Enhancing School Readiness for Hispanic Children 

    Miriam E. Calderon (2005-05-18)
    NCLR has prepared this white paper which discusses challenges for Latino, limited-English-proficient, and farmworker* children; examines key provisions of recent U.S. House and Senate legislative proposals that address ...
  • In the Eye of the Storm: How the Government and Private Response to Hurricane Katrina Failed Latinos 

    Brenda Muñiz (2006-02-28)
    The purpose of this white paper is to explore the failure of public and private agencies to respond adequately to changing demographics and how this particularly affected their ability to serve Latinos in the post-Katrina ...
  • Moving Toward an Immigrant Integration Agenda 

    Clarissa Martinez De Castro (2001-11-28)
    This paper contains brief snapshots of the current situation, the campaign to \Fix '96,' and the pending discussion on legalization create some opportunities for federal, state, and local governments to explore policies ...
  • Reauthorizing the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act: The Impact on Latino Youth 

    Moeller, Marguerite; NCLR (2011-02-03)
    This paper analyzes the impact on Latino youth of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act, the primary law guiding federal juvenile justice policy. Latino youth would substantially benefit from reforms to the ...
  • Reforming the Remittance Transfer Market 

    Beatriz Ibarra (2005-05-11)
    This paper provides background on remitting behavior among Latinos, examines issues affecting Latinos' access to remittance products, and provides recommendations for improving the remittance transfer market.
  • Responding to the Needs of Young Latino Children: State Efforts to Build Comprehensive Early Learni 

    Beltran, Erika; NCLR (2010-02-24)
    This white paper examines how states are working to build comprehensive early learning standards and to address issues of professional development to ensure the success of Latino and English language learner children and ...