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The “American Jobs Act of 2011”
This document highlights encouraging programs in the President's American Jobs Act (S.1549)—a first step toward a long-term vision for a better economy. This pending legislation holds promise for Latino workers and families.
Toward a More Vibrant and Youthful Nation: Latino Children in the 2010 Census
Two of the biggest stories to emerge from the 2010 Census have been the growing diversity of America's youth population and the critical role that today's minority children will play in our nation's future. Over the past ...
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Hands-On Jobs to Stabilize Neighborhoods
Among the most promising job creation proposals in Congress is Project Rebuild, which would put people to work rehabilitating homes and businesses in neighborhoods with large numbers of vacant and foreclosed properties. ...
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Feeding the Economic Recovery
This monthly Latino employment report shows that Latino workers are contributing to the food services industry, one of the only sectors that added jobs in May 2011. Yet, low wages and substandard working conditions raise ...
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Labor Day 2011
This Labor Day issue of the Monthly Latino Employment Report reviews how the Latino workforce is vital to several major industries that have added jobs in recent months. Overshadowing this progress, however, is the prevalence ...
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Laying the Foundation for Stronger Neighborhoods
Early in November, the Senate voted down the \Rebuild America Jobs Act\ (S. 1769), the infrastructure portion of President Obama's American Jobs Act. This bill would have invested $50 billion in infrastructure projects ...
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Labor Market Healing
One industry that has maintained positive job growth before, during, and after the recent recession is health care. Investments that build on the successes of adult education and training programs that target low-skill ...
The Meaning of Medicaid: A State-by-State Breakdown
Medicaid and its sister program, the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), buffer millions of Latinos and other vulnerable Americans from uninsurance. Private health coverage, obtained through the workplace or ...