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Monthly Latino Empolyment Report: Five Latino Economic Priorities in the President’s Budget
After years of federal budget policies that have slashed critical programs in order to rapidly shrink the federal budget deficit, President Obama's budget proposal for fiscal year 2015 offers policy priorities to stimulate ...
New Data Show that Latino Poverty is Improving But Remains Alarmingly High
An analysis of the poverty and income data released on September 16 and policy recommendations to boost economic growth, raise wages, and strengthen important antipoverty programs.
Invest in the Future: Support Latino Youth
The case for protecting investments in education, health care, and other critical areas in the federal budget.
Latino Voters Want Jobs, Not Cuts
The stakes for Latino employment and the debate over the federal budget.
Monthly Latino Employment Report: No Bargain for Low-Wage Workers
After several years of annual declines in profits in the retail industry, both a cause and effect of the U.S. economic recession, retail companies in the United States still form a part of one of the nation's largest ...
The “American Jobs Act of 2011”
This document highlights encouraging programs in the President's American Jobs Act (S.1549)—a first step toward a long-term vision for a better economy. This pending legislation holds promise for Latino workers and families.
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Hands-On Jobs to Stabilize Neighborhoods
Among the most promising job creation proposals in Congress is Project Rebuild, which would put people to work rehabilitating homes and businesses in neighborhoods with large numbers of vacant and foreclosed properties. ...
NCLR Analysis of the President’s 2016 Budget
This brief provides an analysis of key themes as they relate to the U.S. Latino population included in the president's fiscal year 2016 budget proposal.
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Disparities in Youth Unemployment Persist
Latinos represent 20% of U.S. workers between ages 16 and 19, compared to 16% of the total workforce. Latino and Black teens are much more likely to be unemployed than their White counterparts.
2011 Latino Poverty Analysis
On September 12, 2012, the U.S. Census Bureau released new data measuring poverty in the U.S. during 2011. The statistics show that poverty declined among Latinos but was unchanged among all Americans. Latinos were the ...