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Latinos in Pennsylvania: Building a Secure Economic Future
Despite ongoing inequities where Latinos lag behind other Pennsylvania residents, gains across several economic indicators point to better economic security for Latinos. This fact sheet explores those indicators and ...
Latino Jobs Report: U.S. Employers Add 128,000 Jobs in October
The U.S. Department of Labor reported that employers added 128,000 jobs in October. The Latino unemployment rate increased to 4.1%. The food services sector led job growth.
Improving Child Care in the United States for Families and Women of Color
Child care is fundamental to the economic security of women and families, but is out of reach for many. Child care is one of the highest costs in a family’s monthly budget, and is often a larger expense than the cost of ...
Latino Jobs Report: U.S. Employers Add 266,000 Jobs in November
The U.S. Department of Labor reported that employers added 45,000 jobs in November. The Latino unemployment rate increased to 4.2%. The health care sector led job growth.
Weakening the Community Reinvestment Act Will Make It Harder for Latino Families to Get Ahead
This month, the Trump administration is expected to issue a new rule that would significantly weaken the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA)—a 1977 historic civil rights law enacted to curb discriminatory practices in lending ...
Nevada State Fact Sheet
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, ...
Comprando Rico y Sano (Buying Healthy and Flavorful Foods)
UnidosUS’s program—led by community health workers (promotores de salud)—seeks to reduce hunger and instill healthy shopping and eating habits among Latinos through nutrition education and enrollment assistance in the ...
Access to High Quality Early Childhood Education
By 2060, Latino children will comprise one-third (32%) of the three-to-four-year-old population. Latino children are a large and rapidly growing group in need of appropriate, high quality ECE. It is crucial that state and ...
Latino Jobs Report: U.S. Employers Add 145,000 Jobs in December
The U.S. Department of Labor reported that employers added 145,000 jobs in December. The Latino unemployment rate remained unchanged at 4.2%. The retail services sector led job growth.
Latino Jobs Report: U.S. Employers Add 225,000 Jobs in January
The U.S. Department of Labor reported that employers added 225,000 jobs in January. The Latino unemployment rate increased to 4.3%. The construction services sector led job growth.