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Peer Support in Health: Evidence to Action
To address the challenges of peer support program expansion and dissemination as well as the emerging opportunities, such as through the Affordable Care Act, the National Peer Support Collaborative Learning Network brought ...
Comer Bien: The Challenges of Nourishing Latino Children and Families
Latino families, like millions of others across the United States, do their best to put nutritious food on their tables every day, but the healthiest foods are too often unaffordable or inaccessible. Many Americans struggle ...
Latino Mental Health in the United States: A Community-Based Approach
Since 2004, NCLR's Institute for Hispanic Health has engaged in multiple efforts pertaining to mental-health-related issues among Hispanics. Through those efforts, it has demonstrated that community-based education programs ...
Heart Health in the Latino Community
Based on the literature review and outline prepared by Tara Hacker and Britt Rios-Ellis. In 2007, the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) partnered with Merck/Schering-Plough Pharmaceuticals to create educational materials ...
2010 Profiles of Latino Health: A Closer Look at Latino Child Nutrition
With childhood hunger and obesity recently reaching peak levels in the United States, policymakers at the federal, state, and local levels have recognized that the health of future generations is contingent upon improving ...
¿A Dónde Vamos? Latino Community Involvement in HIV/AIDS Prevention
Health A DÓnde Vamos?: Directions for Culturally Relevant Latino Community Involvement in HIV/AIDS Prevention and Services Research, a report produced by the National Council of La Raza (NCLR), provides an extensive ...
An Inside Look at Chronic Disease and Health Care among Hispanics in the United States
The health of the United States is closely tied to that of Hispanic Americans. Approximately 50.6 million people now identify themselves as Hispanic American, and by 2060 that number is expected to double to almost one-third ...
Integrando Nuestra Visión: HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment
The goals of this white paper are to: 1) theorize about the multilevel causes and contexts of HIV/AIDS in Latino communities; 2) use national HIV surveillance data to describe the breadth and depth of the pandemic, ...
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 ...
Historic Gains in Health Coverage for Hispanic Children in the Affordable Care Act's First Year
This joint report by Georgetown University’s Center for Children and Families and NCLR finds the health coverage gap is narrowing for Hispanic children but inequities remain.