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  • Latino Jobs Report: Latino Unemployment Rate Remains High at 10.5% 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2020-09-04)
    The August Latino jobs report features stories from Latina women who have lost their jobs and access Unemployment Insurance benefits as a way of making ends meet. As highlighted in the UnidosUS July jobs report, polling ...
  • Latino Jobs Report: Latino Unemployment Rate Remains High at 12.9% 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2020-08-07)
    The July Latino jobs report outlines Latino households experiences with income loss and unemployment insurance programs in the wake of COVID-19. Utilizing data from UnidosUS and Latino Decisions poll on workers in Arizona, ...
  • Latino Children’s Health Coverage Facts by State 

    UnidosUS; Georgetown University of Health Policy Institute (UnidosUS, 2020-07-23)
    State officials’ decisions about coverage options, especially in times of crises, have a profound effect on children and can exacerbate pre-existing racial and ethnic disparities. This fact sheet examines the Latino child ...
  • Latino Jobs Report: Latino Unemployment Rate Remains High at 14.5% 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2020-07-02)
    The June Latino jobs report highlights the impact of coronavirus related job and income losses on Latino’s renters and homeowners. Latino’s are overrepresented in low-wage sectors, where employees were among the first to ...
  • Arizona - Latino Children’s Health Coverage Facts 

    UnidosUS; Georgetown University of Health Policy Institute (2020-06-29)
    State officials’ decisions about coverage options, especially in times of crises, have a profound effect on children and can exacerbate pre-existing racial and ethnic disparities. This fact sheet examines the Latino child ...
  • Affordable Care Act Threatened: What’s at Stake for Latinos 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2020-06-22)
    The Affordable Care Act remains a critical pathway to coverage for Latinos and remains in effect until a ruling is delivered. This fact sheet identifies the harms the Latino community would face if the ACA is struck down.
  • Latino Jobs Report: Latino Unemployment Rate Remains the Highest at 17.6% 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2020-06-05)
    The May Latino jobs report shows the devastating toll that the pandemic is still having on Latinas, in particular. More than 3 million households in the United States are headed by Latinas, and the majority of Latina mothers ...
  • FY21 Federal Budget: Title III Support for English Learners 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2020-06-01)
    The English learner (EL) population grew by 11.35% between 2009 and 2016, but Title III funding—the only federal funding stream dedicated to the teaching of ELs—has decreased by 9.4% since 2009. Latinos are overrepresented ...
  • Latino Jobs Report: Latino Unemployment Rate Spiked to 18.9% 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2020-05-08)
    In April, the leisure and hospitality industry cut 7.7 million jobs. Latinos are overrepresented in leisure and hospitality, making up 24% of workers.
  • Fact Sheet: The Health Equity and Accountability Act 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2020-04-22)
    The Health Equity and Accountability Act (HEAA) builds on the gains made under the Affordable Care Act and lays out a vision of additional investments Congress should make to respond to the policy threats against the health ...
  • Latino Jobs Report: Latino Unemployment Rate Spiked to 6% 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2020-04-03)
    The U.S. Department of Labor reported that employers lost 701,000 jobs in March. The Latino unemployment rate spiked to 6%. The food services sector led in the decline of jobs.
  • Arizona Latino Students & English Learners Fast Facts 2020 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2020-03-09)
    There are 505,584 Latino students and more than 75,000 English Learners in Arizona's public schools. Fairness and equity in education have long been core American values underlying the promise of equal opportunity in the ...
  • Latino Jobs Report: Employers Add 273,000 Jobs in February 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2020-03-06)
    The U.S. Department of Labor reported that employers added 273,000 jobs in February. The Latino unemployment rate increased to 4.4%. The health care sector led job growth.
  • Latino Students and English Learners Fast Facts 2020 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2020-03-05)
    There are more than 13 million Latino students and 5 million English Learners in our nation’s public schools. Fairness and equity in education have long been core American values underlying the promise of equal opportunity ...
  • Latinos’ Eligibility to Save in a Workplace Retirement Plan 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2020-02-28)
    This document explores Latinos’ eligibility to participate in a retirement savings plan and proposes policy improvements to increase eligibility for Latinos.
  • Comprando Rico y Sano (Buying Healthy and Flavorful Foods) 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2020-02-21)
    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 ...
  • Nevada State Fact Sheet 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2020-02-12)
    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, ...
  • Access to High Quality Early Childhood Education 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2020-02-07)
    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 225,000 Jobs in January 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2020-02-07)
    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.
  • Latino Jobs Report: U.S. Employers Add 145,000 Jobs in December 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2020-01-11)
    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.