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  • Employment and Training Issue No. 1 

    NCLR; Escutia, Martha M. (NCLR, 1984-02)
    Enclosed is an update on Employment and Training legislation for the 98th Congress, first session. The Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) update includes the final performance standards and funding allocations. Finally, ...
  • Economic Development Issues of Special Importance to Hispanics 

    NCLR; Yzaguirre, Raul (NCLR, 1984-04)
    Hispanics have a special interest in economic development, because it offers a means for improving the physical and social quality of life in Hispanic communities, increasing the number and success of Hispanic businesses, ...
  • People in the United States in Families in Which Spanish is Spoken in 1980 

    NCLR; Waggoner Ph.D., Dorothy (NCLR, 1984-04-11)
    According to the 1980 Census, seven percent (15.4 million people) of the total U.S. population are Spanish speakers.
  • Subminimum Wage for Youth 

    NCLR; Escutia, Martha M. (NCLR, 1984-07-02)
    Youth unemployment has long been a problem in the United States. For our minority youth, the problem has reached disastrous proportions.
  • Employment and Training Issue No. 3 

    Escutia, Martha M.; NCLR (NCLR, 1984-07-06)
    Legislative activity has recently been generated around the issue of youth unemployment. For the Hispanic community, this is an area of great concern since Hispanics are the youngest population group in the country and ...
  • Employment and Training Issue No. 4 

    Escutia, Martha M.; NCLR (NCLR, 1984-11-02)
    This month's Employment and Training Issue update analyzes several issues of concern to individuals involved in employment and training programs under the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA).
  • The Bilingual Education Act of 1984: Community Involvement in Policy Development 

    NCLR (NCLR, 1984-11-05)
    Perhaps the most significant feature of the Bilingual Education Act of 1984 is the high level of involvement of the Hispanic and other language-minority communities in its development. In a very real sense, the legislation ...
  • Neighborhood Development Demonstration Act 

    NCLR (NCLR, 1985-01)
    Everything you need to know about the Neighborhood Development Demonstration Act (NDDA).
  • Employment and Training Issue No. 5 

    Escutia, Marta M.; NCLR (NCLR, 1985-02-01)
    This month's Employment and Training Issue Update reports on the findings of the Round II independent sector analysis of the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) performed by the firm of Grinker-Walker and Associates. JTPA ...
  • Recruiting Hispanics: Learning from Experience Some Ideas for Employers 

    NCLR; McKay, Emily Gantz (NCLR, 1986-07-07)
    This paper summarizes some of the challenges of Hispanic recruitment, and identifies techniques which may help employers become successful recruiters of Hispanic professional, technical, and managerial employees.
  • The Education of Hispanics: Status and Implications 

    Orum, Lori S. (1986-08-08)
    The American education system is often portrayed as a pipeline, successfully transporting individuals from childhood to college or full participation in the world of work. However it is becoming increasingly clear that ...
  • Employment and Training Issue No. 7 

    NCLR; Prieto, Margarita M. (NCLR, 1986-11-03)
    This Employment and Training Issue Update highlights the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) Amendments of 1986. The amendments were described as an effort to "update and perfect" the nation's job training programs. The ...
  • Hispanics in the Workforce 

    Escutía, Marta M.; Prieto, Margarita M. (1987-02-23)
    This paper examines the available data on the status of Hispanics in the work force. Data on youthfulness, fertility rates, education, poverty, labor force participation rates, unemployment, earnings, and occupational ...
  • Hispanics in the Workforce Part III: Hispanic Youth 

    Escutia, Marta; Prieto, Margarita (NCLR, 1987-09-14)
    The severity of minority youth unemployment does not bode well for the future. Demographics will favor higher productivity and lower unemployment over the next 12 years as prime-age workers make up a larger share of the ...
  • The Hispanic Elderly: A Demographic Profile 

    Cubillos, Herminia L.; Prieto, Margarita M. (1987-10-05)
    Statistical data describing the Hispanic elderly are limited, and much of the available information has not been published. This report is an attempt to describe and discuss the socioeconomic status of the Hispanic elderly, ...
  • Literacy in the Hispanic Community 

    Vargas, Arturo (1988-07-01)
    This paper reviews past and present efforts by the public and private sectors to reduce illiteracy in the United States and their effectiveness in reaching the Hispanic population.
  • Hispanics in the Workforce, Part II: Hispanic Women 

    Escutia, Marta; Prieto, Margarita M. (1988-07-01)
    This report analyzes the available data on Hispanic women in the work force. Demographic information is reviewed as background to an evaluation of the labor market status of Hispanic women. Emphasis is placed on employment ...
  • Falling Through The Cracks: Hispanic Underrepresentation in the Job Training Partnership Act 

    Romero, Fred Ph.D.; Gonzales, Judith M.A. (1989-02-06)
    This report investigates the problem of Hispanic underrepresentation under the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) by scrutinizing the statute's legislative and administrative framework for an explanation of this inequity ...
  • Getting Started: Becoming Part of the Aids Solution 

    Fimbres, Manuel F.; Gantz McKay, Emily (1989-05-26)
    This guide for Hispanic community-based organizations will aid them in becoming effective partners in the AIDS education and prevention effort, then they need practical information on how to become involved—how to work ...
  • The Hispanic Elderly: The Community's Response 

    Prieto, Margarita M.; Cubillos, Herminia L. (1989-07-03)
    Through case study analysis of eight Hispanic-run programs serving the Hispanic elderly in seven states, including focus group sessions with program administrators and elderly clients, the Council has attempted to learn ...