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State of Hispanic America 2004: Latino Perspectives on the American Agenda
This report outlines specific priorities that together help to inform policymakers, public officials, candidates, and the public about what matters to the Latino community and why. The discussion focuses on the following ...
Latinos in Construction: Breaking Barriers, Building Hope
The landscape of the American workforce has changed. Today, Hispanics are the largest minority group in the U.S., accounting for 14% of the total U.S. population and a similar share of the total American labor force. ...
An Evaluation of OPM’s Efforts to Improve Hispanic Representation in the Federal Workforce
NHLA has prepared this report to provide Congress with an assessment of the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) efforts to advance the full inclusion and representation of Hispanics in the federal government. Achieving ...
Welfare Reform Implementation in Puerto Rico: A Status Report
With the five-year time limit for receipt of public assistance approaching and the state of the Puerto Rico economy showing signs of a significant slowdown, the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) has undertaken a review ...
Building Sound Community Linkages: A Key to Serving Latino Youth
This report provides a blueprint for increasing the effectiveness of serving Latino youth in Job Corps centers by developing partnerships with Latino-serving organizations, particularly community-based organizations. It ...
Fractures in the Foundation: Chapter 2
Chapter 2: Bedrock of the Economy, Bottom of the Labor Market. Broadly speaking, Latinos have the highest labor force participation rate of any racial or ethnic group, which means they are more likely to be employed or ...