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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 ...
One Year Later: A Look at SB 1070 and Copycat Legislation
After the passage of Arizona SB 1070, there was great speculation that Arizona copycat laws would move quickly in other states. Emboldened by worldwide attention—and in spite of the damage to the state's image, lost business ...
Early Childhood Education For the 21st Century: Linking Research, Language, and Culture
The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) welcomes the steady focus on evidence- ‐based research and policy initiatives to transform ECE systems, and it emphasizes that the Latino voice must be central to these discussions.
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 ...
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Steering Economic Recovery
As the fastest-growing segment of the labor force and one that is already contributing to growth in the transportation sector, Latinos stand to benefit from job creation in transportation. Policies designed to diversify ...
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Growth in Low-Wage Industries Continues
Several growing industries employ a disproportionate share of low-wage workers. Latinos are acutely affected by this trend, since they are more likely than other Americans to work in low-wage jobs. This report complements ...
Perspectives on Prepaid Cards from Low-Income Hispanic Tax Filers
With more than one in six Latinos lacking a basic checking or savings account, prepaid debit cards payment cards issued by banks that carry the American Express, Discover, MasterCard, or Visa logo have been proposed as an ...
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 ...
School-to-Prison Pipeline: Zero Tolerance for Latino Youth
This fact sheet examines the impact that zero-tolerance policies have had on Latino youth.