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Toward a Common Future: Latino Teens and Adults Speak Out
This survey was conducted to enhance the growing body of research on the beliefs and attitudes of Latinos regarding teen relationships, sexual activity, and related issues.
Keeping the Dream Alive: Resource Guide for Undocumented Students
This handbook is designed for school counselors, student advocates, and secondary students, in particular those who are undocumented. Although the legislative information provided varies by state, the generic academic, ...
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. ...
District of Columbia Responses to Youth Violence: Impact on the Latino Community
Gang violence and gang-related issues in the District of Columbia require immediate attention and the implementation of strategies with demonstrated effectiveness. However, in crafting their response, policymakers must ...
Mobilizing the Vote: Latinos and Immigrants in the 2002 Midterm Election
The recent public attention paid to the Latino vote, and to the influence of immigrants on American democracy, is difficult to miss. In the days leading up to the November 2002 election, press coverage in states as diverse ...
Beyond the Census: Hispanics and An American Agenda
On the surface, this report is about Latino data. But, on a deeper level, it is also about America's principles and core values. The emerging data provide an opportunity to help put the nation's once again changing ...
Mobilizing the Latino Vote: Tapping the Power of the Hispanic Electorate
As part of its Latino Empowerment and Advocacy Project (LEAP), the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) has undertaken initial research to draw a more complete picture of Latino voters and to identify strategies to maximize ...
Strengthening Latino Families: Best Practices from the 2004 NCLR Family Strengthening Award Winners
Summary of best practices of award-winning NCLR Affiliate programs that strengthen the Latino family.
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 ...