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Raising the Bar: How AmeriCorps Members Are Increasing Literacy Rates in Latino Communities
This report seeks to highlight some of the promising practices and illuminate opportunities for continuous improvement across NCLR LENS Project Affiliate sites. Furthermore, the report incorporates an extensive literature ...
Emerging Latino Communities Initiative 2001-2011 Impact Study
This report presents findings gathered from a survey of representatives and staff from organizations that participated in NCLR's Emerging Latino Communities (ELC) Initiative between 2001 and 2011. It examines the role the ...
NCLR Core Qualities for Successful Schools
The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) Core Qualities (CQs) for Successful Schools exemplify best practices for schools serving Latino students and their families. The CQs focus on eight areas: high expectations and high ...
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 ...
Speaking Out: Latino Youth on Discrimination in the United States
This study shows that Latino youth in the U.S. experience pervasive stereotyping based on assumptions about their ethnicity. This report looks at the perceptions and experiences of Latino teenagers in settings as varied ...
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 ...
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 ...
Puertas Cerradas: Housing Barriers for Hispanics
The fair housing investigation—commissioned by NCLR and conducted by ERC in Birmingham, Alabama; Atlanta, Georgia; and San Antonio, Texas—explores the extent to which Latinos are subject to adverse and differential treatment ...
Making the Mortgage Market Work for America’s Families
Report on current mortgage market problems and opportunities for financial reform.