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Federal Programs Lift Millions of Families from Communities of Color Out of Poverty
For more than 50 years, anti-poverty programs have helped ensure that working families are lifted out of poverty when times are tough or their wages are too low for them to be able to make ends meet. These programs are ...
Advancing Retail Initiative Best Practices
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 ...
Latino Income and Poverty in 2017: A Snapshot of the Census Current Population Survey
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 ...
Federal Programs Lift Millions of Latinos Out of Poverty
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)
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 Housing Quality in 2017: A Snapshot of the American Housing Survey
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.
Latino Banking in 2017
Latinos have had long standing challenges connecting to mainstream financial institutions. Since the initial FDIC survey was released in 2009, Latinos have had excessively high rates of unbanked and underbanked households. ...
Raise the Wage!
How the Raise the Wage Act and an increase in the federal minimum wage would impact Latinos.
Latinos in Texas: Protecting and Defending Progress in the Lone Star State
Hit particularly hard by the economic crisis, Hispanic Texans have seen commonsense policies put in place and their hard work begin to pay off following the Great Recession. Gains across several economic indicators point ...
Economic Priorities for Women of Color
This fact sheet illustrates three emerging economic priorities for women of color—wage inequality, access to paid leave, and access to child care. It is intended to serve as a resource to policymakers and stakeholders.