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  • How Are States Including English Language Proficiency in ESSA Plans? 

    UnidosUS; Achieve (UnidosUS, 2018-05-30)
    The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) has ushered in an era of renewed focus on English learners (ELs) in states' accountability systems. Under ESSA, states are now required to develop an English language proficiency (ELP) ...
  • How Have States Set Goals for English Learners in ESSA Plans? 

    UnidosUS; Achieve (UnidosUS, 2018-05-30)
    The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) requires states to outline their academic and English language proficiency goals and provide a detailed proposal for the statewide accountability system in a state ESSA plan. This ...
  • Latino Homeownership Hanging in the Balance: Why Latinos are Denied Mortgages 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-05-21)
    Examining mortgage denial rates and reasons can help policymakers and the public identify unequal lending patterns in the housing market. This information, along with the type of loans made, changes in the number of loans, ...
  • Affordable Housing in Florida: A Crisis for Hispanics and Recent Arrivals from Puerto Rico 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-05-14)
    Since the Great Recession, Hispanic Floridians have made significant progress toward recovering their financial stability. However, for many, rental housing remains unaffordable and homeownership is still out of reach. The ...
  • Latino Jobs Report: U.S. Employers Add 164,000 Jobs 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-05-04)
    The U.S. Department of Labor reported that employers added 164,000 jobs in April. The national unemployment rate decreased to 3.9%, and the Latino unemployment rate decreased to 4.8%. Professional and business services ...
  • Comprando Rico y Sano Expand Where Health Happens Infographic 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-04-26)
    Infographic showcasing how community-based organizations and promotores de salud implementing UnidosUS’s Comprando Rico y Sano program are expanding where health happens, to promote a culture of health in the places in ...
  • Trump’s Immigration Budget for Fiscal Year 2019 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-04-25)
    In February 2018, the White House released the President's proposed budget for the U.S. Government for Fiscal Year 2019 (FY2019). While Congress is the branch of government responsible for passing a spending bill each year, ...
  • About UnidosUS 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-04-25)
    UnidosUS, formerly the National Council of La Raza (NCLR), is the nation’s largest Latino civil rights and advocacy organization. Through our unique combination of research, advocacy, programs, and a national network of ...
  • It Made the Sacrifices Worth It: The Latino Experience in Higher Education 

    UnidosUS; UNC Center for Community Capital (UnidosUS, 2018-04-24)
    Both young and fast-growing, the Latino population in the U.S. is enrolling in higher education in increasing numbers. Over the past decade, the rate of enrollment in higher education for Latinos ages 18 to 24 years old ...
  • Infographic: The National Institute of Latino School Leaders (NILSL) 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-04-20)
    The NILSL fellowship brings together educators and policymakers. Here's a look at the data of its impact.
  • Work Requirements Will Hurt Latino Families Most 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-04-17)
    Despite the clear benefits of federal programs, congressional Republican leadership and President Trump aim to make it harder for people to stay healthy and keep working. For example, in addition to proposed budget cuts, ...
  • Latino Jobs Report: U.S. Employers Add 103,000 Jobs 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-04-06)
    The U.S. Department of Labor reported that employers added 103,000 jobs in March. The national unemployment rate remained at 4.1%, and the Latino unemployment rate increased to 5.1%. Manufacturing-related employment led ...
  • Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: States 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-04-04)
    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, passed and signed into law in December 2017, would give a massive tax cut to the richest Americans and largest corporations, while doing little for American working families. Find out how the new ...
  • Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Impact on Latino-Owned Businesses 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-04-04)
    In December 2017, Congress passed and President Trump signed the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” (TCJA) into law. The new law is a massive tax cut for the richest Americans and big corporations, without significant and lasting tax ...
  • Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: United States 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-04-04)
    In the United States today, the Hispanic population numbers more than 57 million, 18% of the entire population. The Hispanic community’s size, work ethic, and resilience have contributed to the national economic resurgence ...
  • English Learners and the Every Student Succeeds Act: A Tool for Advocates in Florida 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-04-02)
    This report features components of Florida’s submitted plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act that impact the 290,000 English learners in the state regarding testing, accountability, and stakeholder engagement. Advocates ...
  • English Learners and the Every Student Succeeds Act: A Tool for Advocates in Arizona 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-04-02)
    This report features components of Arizona’s plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act that impact the 85,000 English learners in the state regarding testing, accountability, and stakeholder engagement. Advocates can use ...
  • Principles for the Federal Role in Higher Education 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-03-26)
    The Higher Education Act (HEA), at its core, is a civil rights act. Reauthorization of the law, in part or as a whole, must maintain that foundational purpose. The HEA has long helped more Americans, especially those in ...
  • Outreach and Enrollment for Hurricane Victims from Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands 

    UnidosUS; National Association of Community Health Centers (UnidosUS, 2018-03-26)
    Webinar recording
  • 2018 UnidosUS Capital Awards: President's Message 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-03-22)
    Remarks of UnidosUS President and CEO Janet Murguía presented at the 2018 UnidosUS Capital Awards on March 22 in Washington, DC.