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  • Early Childhood Education For the 21st Century: Linking Research, Language, and Culture 

    Benavides, Celina; Lopez, Antonia (2011-09-13)
    The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) welcomes the steady focus on evidence- ‐based research and policy initiatives to transform ECE systems, and it emphasizes that the Latino voice must be central to these discussions.
  • The Effect of School and Peer Group Size on Chicanos Risk of Dropping Out of High School 

    NCLR; Hispanic Youth Employment Research Center; Oxley, Diana; Barrera, Manuel PhD. (NCLR, 1980-06)
    Findings indicate that the failure to complete high school is related to several aspects of labor force involvement, including unemployment as well as earning power and type of occupations for all racial/ethnic groups. The ...
  • Employer-Based Pension Plans: How Latinos Fare 

    NCLR (2008-02-13)
    This fact sheet highlights inequalities in access and participation that Latinos face in use of employer-sponsored retirement savings plans.
  • Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance: Already Poor Access Dwindles Further for Working Latinos 

    Ryan, Kara (2009-01-30)
    Access to affordable health insurance is a pressing concern for all Americans, but it is an especially urgent problem for Latinos.  Disparate access to employer-sponsored insurance (ESI) is one of the primary factors driving ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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).
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Employment and Training Legislation 

    NCLR (NCLR, 1982-09)
    Fact sheet covering the current legislative authority for employment and training programs under the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) expiring in September, 1982.
  • English Language Learners in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act 

    Calderon, Brenda; NCLR (2015-11-01)
    A one-pager with recommendations any reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act needs to follow to adequately prepare English language learners.
  • The Every Student Succeeds Act: What's In It? What Does it Mean For Equity? 

    The Education Trust (2016-01-11)
    These set of resources contain information on 6 key levers that advocates can use to advance education equity, in addition to information on what ESSA requires and questions equity-minded advocates should be asking.
  • Evolution of the Latino Vote by Region and in Key States 

    Benitez, Sara (2012-10-15)
    Latino voters are the fastest-growing segment of the United States electorate and will play a critical role in determining the outcome of the 2012 general election. While we've witnessed a spike in the number of eligible ...
  • Expand the EITC, Expand Workers' Livelihoods 

    NCLR; Wang, Yuqi (NCLR, 2016-11-01)
    While the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) lifted 6.7 million working families above the poverty line in 2014, more than seven million workers who are not raising children were taxed into—or fell deeper into—poverty. This ...
  • Fajardo Snapshot, 1990/2000 

    NCLR (2009-03-19)
    Characteristics of children and youth in Puerto Rico, by municipio.
  • Federal Programs Lift Latinos Out of Poverty: Spotlight on Arizona 

    Rocha, Renato (UnidosUS, 2017-09-15)
    For more than 50 years, anti-poverty programs have helped ensure that working families are lifted out of poverty when times are tough or their wages are too low for them to be able to make ends meet. This fact sheet provides ...
  • Federal Programs Lift Latinos Out of Poverty: Spotlight on Nevada 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2017-08-30)
    For more than 50 years, anti-poverty programs have helped ensure that working families are lifted out of poverty when times are tough or their wages are too low for them to be able to make ends meet. This fact sheet provides ...
  • Federal Programs Lift Millions of Latinos Out of Poverty 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUs, 2017-07)
    For more than 50 years, anti-poverty programs have helped ensure that working families are lifted out of poverty when times are tough or their wages are too low for them to be able to make ends meet. These programs are ...
  • Financial Counseling: A Consumer Empowerment Model 

    Wilberg Ricks, Nancy (2009-11-18)
    This one-pager describes how millions of dollars in public and private funding have been spent on efforts to increase the financial literacy of all Americans, especially those of modest means and newest to banking.  ...
  • Fiscal Year 2018 Federal Budget: A Preliminary Assessment of the President’s Request 

    NCLR (NCLR, 2017-05-23)
    This two-pager outlines NCLR's initial assessment of President Trump's fiscal year 2018 budget request. It includes details on funding priorities important to the Latino community.