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Beyond the Classroom: Creating Pathways to College and Careers for Latino Youth
This report is the result of a collaborative effort between the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) and Contigo Research, Policy, and Strategy (Contigo), which is a social business that provides research, policy, and strategic ...
Learning In Context: Preparing Latino Workers for Careers and Continuing Education
Adult education services, including education for those lacking basic literacy and numeracy, preparation for the high school equivalency diploma, and English-as-a-second-language courses, play a crucial role in bridging ...
We Needed the Work: Latino Worker Voices in the New Economy
This publication is a collection of stories told to NCLR researchers by Latinos working in low-wage jobs throughout metropolitan Washington, DC. They illustrate the vulnerability and lack of recourse for workers in the ...
Plugged In: Positive Development Strategies for Disconnected Latino Youth
Educational attainment is one of the strongest predictors of future earnings. However, for 42 percent of the country's Latino youth, this traditional pathway to economic mobility is fraught with challenges. This report ...
Fractures in the Foundation: The Latino Worker’s Experience in an Era of Declining Job Quality
Based on an in-depth analysis of death on the job, wages, and employer-based benefits, this report exposes the severe erosion of job quality in America. NCLR calls on Congress and the U.S. Department of Labor to restore ...
Fractures in the Foundation: Chapter 4
Chapter 4: The Erosion of Job Quality: An Historic Perspective. Disparities in wages, benefits, and working conditions are even more pronounced for Hispanic immigrants, who make up 53.8% of the Latino workforce.
Fractures in the Foundation: Chapter 6
Chapter 6: Rebuilding Job Quality for Latinos and All Workers. As this report has shown, the Latino workforce as a whole faces immense disparities in job quality compared to their peers. Indeed, much consideration and ...
Fractures in the Foundation: Chapter 5
Chapter 5: Major Issues Affecting Job Quality for Latinos. This chapter explores the major issues that help explain the quality disparity Latinos face on the job.
Fractures in the Foundation: Chapter 3
Chapter 3: Troubling Indicators of Job Quality. Although individual workers may value one aspect of their job over another, policymakers have generally prioritized wages, benefits, and working conditions as the core ...
Fractures in the Foundation: Chapter 1
Chapter 1: Today's Latino Workforce: Diverse and Growing. As the Hispanic workforce continues to grow, their labor market contributions become increasingly important to the economy as a whole; by 2050, it is expected ...