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Latino Jobs Report: Steady Job Growth Continues
The U.S. Department of Labor reported today that U.S. employers added 156,000 jobs in September 2016, down from 167,000 in the prior month. The national unemployment rate remained essentially unchanged at 5%. The Latino ...
The Child Nutrition and Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Reauthorization Act: Essential Investments in the Health of Latino Children
The Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act is critical for the health and well-being of Latino children and families and must be maintained.
The State of Latino Nutrition in Texas: How Latino Children and Families Are Faring in the Lone Star State
A look at food insecurity, healthy food access, and the intersectionality of poverty and hunger in Latino community in Texas. This profile also looks at the disparities impacting the ability of Latino children and families ...
The State of Latino Nutrition in California: How Latino Children and Families Are Faring in the Golden State
A look at food insecurity, healthy food access, and the intersectionality of poverty and hunger in Latino community in California. This profile also looks at the disparities impacting the ability of Latino children and ...
How to Save Money and Time
A bilingual handout on how to make health-conscious shopping choices and stay within your budget.
Latino Jobs Report: 2015 Ends With Strong Job Growth
The U.S. Department of Labor reported that U.S. employers added 292,000 jobs in December 2015. This represents one of the strongest months of job growth in 2015 and a strong end-of-year surge in new employment. Still, in ...
U.S. Employers Add 215,000 Jobs in March
The U.S. Department of Labor reported today that U.S. employers added 215,000 jobs in March 2016, down from 245,000 in the previous month. The national unemployment rate remained nearly unchanged at 5% from 4.9% in the ...
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, ...
The Every Student Succeeds Act: What's In It? What Does it Mean For Equity?
These set of resources contain information on 6 key levers that advocates can use to advance education equity, in addition to information on what ESSA requires and questions equity-minded advocates should be asking.
Expand the EITC, Expand Workers' Livelihoods
While the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) lifted 6.7 million working families above the poverty line in 2014, more than seven million workers who are not raising children were taxed into—or fell deeper into—poverty. This ...