ERIC Number: ED480990
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: N/A
NCLR Agenda for Hispanic Families: A Public Policy Briefing Book.
National Council of La Raza, Washington, DC.
This briefing book offers guidance to Congress, the Administration, and state legislatures about which issues are important to the nation's largest ethnic groups, focusing on: "Civil Rights" (hate crimes, racial profiling, sentencing reform, and voting rights); "Economic Mobility" (e.g., banking and financial services, pensions, savings, Social Security reform, tax cuts, and welfare reauthorization); "Education" (e.g., early childhood education, the education budget, adult English as a Second Language Services, and college access for immigrant students); "Health Care" (e.g., restoration of immigrant benefits, access to health insurance and Medicaid reform, language access, and community health centers); "Housing" (fair housing and housing counseling); "Immigration" (e.g., comprehensive immigration reform, post-September 11 immigration policies, state and local police enforcement of immigration law, and farmworkers); "NCLR's State and Local Policy Activities" (California and Texas, health, driver's licenses, language access, naturalization, and education); and "Population Tables" (states ranked by Hispanic population, 1990 and 2000, and states ranked by growth of Hispanic population, 1990 to 2000). Includes a list of resources on the various issues covered in the guide. (SM)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Access to Health Care, Adult Education, Civil Rights, Early Childhood Education, Economic Factors, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Health Care Costs, Higher Education, Hispanic Americans, Immigrants, Language Minorities, Minority Groups, Population Trends, Public Policy, Racial Discrimination, State Legislation, Welfare Reform
National Council of La Raza, 1111 19th Street, N.W., Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036. Tel: 202-785-1670; Web site: http://www.nclr.org.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of La Raza, Washington, DC.