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Burden or Relief? The Impact of Taxes on Hispanic Working Families: State of Hispanic America 1996
This report represents one of the first efforts to document the burden taxes place on Hispanic families, analyze the fairness of individual taxes and tax systems, and identify the interests of the Latino community in tax ...
State of Hispanic America 1991: An Overview
Narrowing the economic gap between Hispanics and other Americans will require immediate, sustained policy intervention and substantial public investment. Because current programs do not necessarily take into account on ...
Moving From the Margins: Puerto Rican Young Men and Family Poverty
The following report contains the first-year research and findings of the NCLR Puerto Rican Young Men and Poverty Project. The Puerto Rican Young Men Project is a two-year community-based effort to understand and begin to ...
Twenty-Two Hispanic Leaders Discuss Poverty
Poverty has been a factor in virtually every Hispanic issue, from education to community development, from housing to civil rights. However, there is little documentation of the ways Hispanics have worked to end poverty, ...
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 ...
Speaking Out Loud: Conversations with Young Puerto Rican Men
In an effort to draw attention to the strengths, needs, and status of young Puerto Rican men, the NCLR Poverty Project conducted a two-year community-based study on young Puerto Rican men and family poverty. This second ...
Latinos and Jobs: A Review of Ten States and Puerto Rico
This research report is intended to be one step toward the examination of the experience of Latinos in JOBS nationally. Working within the constraints of limited national data on Hispanics in JOBS and AFDC, it profiles ...
Unlocking the Golden Door: Hispanics and the Citizenship Process
Naturalization is the process by which a person born outside the United States becomes a U.S. citizen. In a nation of immigrants, it is the most important step that an immigrant can take to establish ties with the United ...
National Council of La Raza: The First 25 Years
This brief history chronicles the roots and development of the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) from its beginnings as a regional Mexican American organization committed to providing institutional support to grassroots ...
Latino Education: Status and Prospects: State of Hispanic America 1998
This report is a series of snapshots which, taken together, form a portrait of the status of Hispanics in the educational system.