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Florida Latino Students & English Learners Fast Facts 2021
Florida has the third largest Latino student population and third largest English Learner population in the United States. More than 60% of Florida’s students are considered “economically disadvantaged.” Additionally, ...
Latino Jobs Report: Latino Unemployment Climbs Upward to 9.3%
The December jobs report highlights the U.S. economies slow economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
Latino Jobs Report: Latino Unemployment Rate Drops Slightly to 8.6%
The January jobs report continues to shed light on the slow economic recovery happening for workers – including Latinos - from the coronavirus’ joint economic and health crisis.
Texas Latino Students and English Learners Fast Facts 2019-20
Over the last decade, the number of Latino students in Texas public schools has increased by 3.3%. However, Latino students in the state do not see themselves reflected in the classroom and the 1.1 million English learners ...
Texas Latino Students in Higher Education Fast Facts 2019-20
Less than 45% of Texas’ economically disadvantaged students are considered college ready. However, Texas’ Top 10% Rule has managed to aid in increasing Latino and economically disadvantaged student enrollment, but the ...
UnidosUS Workforce Development: Latinos in Finance Initiative
The Latinos in Finance Initiative was started in 2015 to train Latinos for employment in the financial services sector and to help employers hire linguistically and culturally competent talent.
California’s Essential Workers and the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program
The coronavirus pandemic has underscored that need for safe and affordable housing. Latinos in California are dying at nearly three times the rate of Whites, in part because Latinos are disproportionately employed in ...
California’s Essential Workers and Their Housing Needs
Frontline essential workers show up to work while others can work from home. The University of California Berkeley defines these workers as those who work in a non-managerial or non-technical occupation in an Essential ...
Latino Jobs Report: Latino Unemployment Drops to 7.9%
The March 2021 jobs report shows that the labor market is improving, though overall employment across sectors remains well below pre-pandemic levels. Key sectors like leisure and hospitality, public and private education, ...
Latino Jobs Report: Latino Unemployment Rate Drops Slightly to 8.5%
The February 2021 jobs report shows that economic activity is ticking up in key sectors like leisure and hospitality as pandemic-related restrictions ease up in states. In February, the economy gained 379,000 jobs, an ...