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Now Hiring? Latinos and the Job Creation Policies in the South Atlantic
The purpose of this report is to examine the implications of South Atlantic state job creation policies on Latino workers' ability to obtain employment in the region.
Preschool Education: Delivering on the Promise for Latino Children
Latino student achievement has emerged as a central issue in education reform debates. After decades of neglect and disregard for the persistent disparities faced by these students, this attention is both welcome and long ...
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 ...
A Burden No Child Should Bear: How the Health Coverage System Is Failing Latino Children
More than one in five (22.1%) Hispanic children is uninsured—nearly three times the rate of non-Hispanic White children (7.3%). Because health coverage has been shown to improve children's access to timely care, the ...
Latino Family Engagement in After-School Programs
Recognizing the opportutnies that after-school programs hold for disadvantaged students, NCLR conducted a national study to examine the landscape of after-school programming for Latino students.
Averting Disaster: What the California Wildfires Can Teach Us about Reaching Latinos
NCLR sought to explore and identify factors that may explain why policy change on behalf of Latinos and immigrants in disaster management has been scant over this decade.
Latino Health Beliefs: A Guide for Health Care Professionals
The purpose of this guide is to provide health care professionals in the United States with a basic introduction to the Hispanic/Latino community and some of their cultural beliefs and health care practices. This guide is ...
Investing in Our Future: A Latino Policy Agenda for the 114th Congress
This publication outlines issues and legislation that affect the Latino community and recommendations for action. Solving these issues is critical not only to the well-being of the Latino community but to the future of our ...
Dual Language Learner Teacher Competencies (DLLTC) Report
As the dual language learner (DLL) population continues to increase, teachers face urgent questions about how to effectively interact with and educate these children. These questions have enormous implications not only for ...
America’s Invisible Children: Latino Youth and the Failure of Justice
Latino youth are treated more harshly by the justice system than white youth, for the same offenses, at all stages in the justice system including police stops, arrests, detention, waiver to the adult criminal justice ...