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  • 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.
  • Improving Child Care in the United States for Families and Women of Color 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2019-12-23)
    Child care is fundamental to the economic security of women and families, but is out of reach for many. Child care is one of the highest costs in a family’s monthly budget, and is often a larger expense than the cost of ...
  • Latinos in Pennsylvania: Building a Secure Economic Future 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2019-12-16)
    Despite ongoing inequities where Latinos lag behind other Pennsylvania residents, gains across several economic indicators point to better economic security for Latinos. This fact sheet explores those indicators and ...
  • Weakening the Community Reinvestment Act Will Make It Harder for Latino Families to Get Ahead 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2019-12-09)
    This month, the Trump administration is expected to issue a new rule that would significantly weaken the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA)—a 1977 historic civil rights law enacted to curb discriminatory practices in lending ...
  • Latino Jobs Report: U.S. Employers Add 266,000 Jobs in November 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2019-12-06)
    The U.S. Department of Labor reported that employers added 45,000 jobs in November. The Latino unemployment rate increased to 4.2%. The health care sector led job growth.
  • Unaffordable Housing: A Barrier to Latino Asset-Building 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2019-12-06)
    By 2030, Latinos are projected to make up 21% of the population and 37% of new households. As a result, the Latino community will play an increasingly important role in advancing our nation’s economic prosperity. This ...
  • Educational Equity: Latino and English Learner Success in Arizona 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2019-12-02)
    Arizona has an opportunity to ensure the state’s future economic success by advancing policies and practices that support the educational achievement of Latino students who represent a large share of the K-12 population ...
  • Beyond Wages: Effects of the Latina Wage Gap 

    UnidosUS; National Partnership for Women & Families (UnidosUS, 2019-11-20)
    A persistent gender-based wage gap continues to harm women, their families, and the economy—and is particularly damaging for Latinas.