President Partners With 8 Internet Service Providers in Pilot Program to Reduce Digital Divide

The President, in partnership with eight nationwide Internet Service Providers, announced the selection of 28 communities that will participate in a pilot program to reduce the digital divide among impoverished Americans. The program, ConnectHome, seeks to use business and community partnerships to expand high speed Internet in poverty stricken communities. Despite the fact that the American digital divide between […]

Despite Fears Unauthorized Immigrant Population Numbers at a Standstill

Despite fears to the contrary unauthorized immigrant populations are at a standstill according to the Pew Research Center. From roughly the beginning of the Great recession to 2014 the unauthorized immigrant population fluctuated 11.3 to 11.5 then returning to 11.3 in 2014. The stability in numbers are due to a zero gain or loss between incoming and outgoing unauthorized […]

NLCI Applauds First Lady

NLCI has been a leader in the movement to develop healthy life styles for children and families.   After reviewing and assessing existing programs, NLCI leaders determined that there was a need for programs that incorporated Latino culture, traditions and history if they were to reach and modify the behavior of Latinos. With a grant […]

Solutions to Increase College Enrollment Depend on Congress

Early July, Democrats, Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA) introduced, in their respected chambers, America’s College Promise Act of 2015, President Obama’s vision of two years free college for eligible students. The bill unfortunately lacks Republican supporters and as such many expect it to fail. Even Senate Republicans from Tennessee, who support […]

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