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  • Latino Jobs Report: November Job Creation Drops to 155,000 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-12-07)
    The U.S. Department of Labor reported that employers added 155,00 jobs in November. The national unemployment rate remained unchanged at 3.7%, and the Latino unemployment rate increased to 4.5%. Health care employment led ...
  • Latino Housing Quality in 2017: A Snapshot of the American Housing Survey 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-12-04)
    Using data from the 2017 Affordable Housing Survey, this fact sheet examines the status of affordability, size, and quality of housing and neighborhood safety for Latinos.
  • UnidosUS Workforce Development: Reentry Initiative 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-11-19)
    The Reentry Initiative, launched in 2017, focuses on supporting Affiliates that work with justice-involved young adults (18-24) so they can help them access education and training that leads to gainful employment and ...
  • Latino Jobs Report: U.S. Employers Add 250,000 Jobs in October 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-11-02)
    The U.S. Department of Labor reported that employers added 250,000 jobs in October. The national unemployment rate remained unchanged at 3.7%, and the Latino unemployment rate decreased to 4.4%. Health care employment led ...
  • Open Enrollment – Key Questions and Answers 

    (UnidosUS, 2018-11-02)
    As the 2019 Open Enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) continues, many people in the community have questions about how they can enroll in health coverage that works best for them. This document addresses ...
  • Beyond Wages: Effects of the Latina Wage Gap 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-11-01)
    A persistent gender-based wage gap continues to harm women, their families, and the economy—and is particularly damaging for Latinas. Even as Latinas have entered the workforce in record numbers and now number more than ...
  • Affordable Housing in Nevada: More Families Pushed into Renting as Homeownership Remains Out of Reach for Latinos 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-10-26)
    Since the Great Recession, Hispanic Nevadans have made progress toward recovering their financial stability. However, for many, rental housing remains unaffordable and homeownership is still out of reach. The number of ...
  • Affordable Housing in Texas: As Home Prices Rise, Homeownership Becomes Less Accessible for Latinos 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-10-26)
    Since the Great Recession, Hispanic Texans have made progress toward recovering their financial stability. However, for many, homeownership is growing further out of reach and renting is becoming the only option. Since the ...
  • Federal Programs Lift Millions of Latinos Out of Poverty 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-10-17)
    For more than 50 years, anti-poverty programs have helped support working families when times are tough, or their wages are too low for them to be able to make ends meet. These programs are collectively known as the “social ...
  • Latino Jobs Report: September Job Creation Lowest in Months 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-10-05)
    The U.S. Department of Labor reported that employers added 134,000 jobs in September. The national unemployment rate decreased to 3.7%, and the Latino unemployment rate decreased to 4.5%. Professional and business ...
  • Latino Population Statistics (2016) 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-09-28)
    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, ...
  • Latino Income and Poverty in 2017: A Snapshot of the Census Current Population Survey 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-09-12)
    On September 12, 2018, the U.S. Census Bureau released new data measuring poverty and income in the United States during 2017, the first year of the Trump administration. The data shows that national poverty rates decreased ...
  • Latino Jobs Report: U.S. Employers Add 201,000 Jobs in August 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-09-07)
    The U.S. Department of Labor reported that employers added 201,000 jobs in August. The national unemployment rate stayed at 3.9%, and the Latino unemployment rate increased to 4.7%. Professional and business service-related ...
  • Advancing Retail Initiative Best Practices 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-09-07)
    The UnidosUS Advancing Retail Workers Initiative supports organizations and programs that help individuals start or advance on a career path in the customer service or retail sector. Our most recent cycle of this Initiative ...
  • Latino Jobs Report: U.S. Employers Add 157,000 Jobs in July 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-08-03)
    The U.S. Department of Labor reported that employers added 157,000 jobs in July. The national unemployment rate decreased to 3.9%, and the Latino unemployment rate decreased to 4.5%. Professional and business service-related ...
  • The Strength of the Latino Vote: A Policy Brief Special Series 

    UnidosUS; University of Southern California’s California Civic Engagement Project (CCEP) (UnidosUS, 2018-07-09)
    The Strength of the Latino Vote: A Policy Brief Special Series DESCRIPTION: These briefs take a deep dive into key electoral districts where Latino votes could make the difference in 2018. The briefs were published by ...
  • Latino Jobs Report: U.S. Employers Add 213,000 Jobs 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-07-06)
    The U.S. Department of Labor reported that employers added 213,000 jobs in June. The national unemployment rate increased to 4%, and the Latino unemployment rate decreased to 4.6%. Professional and business service-related ...
  • English Learners and the Every Student Succeeds Act: A Tool for Advocates in California 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-06-25)
    This report features components of California’s plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act that impact the 1.3 million English learners in the state regarding testing, accountability, and stakeholder engagement. Advocates ...
  • Latino Jobs Report: U.S. Employers Add 223,000 Jobs 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-06-01)
    The U.S. Department of Labor reported that employers added 223,000 jobs in May. The national unemployment rate decreased to 3.8%, and the Latino unemployment rate increased to 4.9%. Retail service related employment led ...
  • Latino Homeownership Hanging in the Balance: Why Latinos are Denied Mortgages 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-05-21)
    Examining mortgage denial rates and reasons can help policymakers and the public identify unequal lending patterns in the housing market. This information, along with the type of loans made, changes in the number of loans, ...