Latino voter demographics are changing

Latino voter demographics are changing

Latino voter demographics are changing. As we approach the upcoming elections, states like Florida are seeing a demographic shift and find that Latino voters will play a key role in electing the next President of the United States. Latino voters this year will not only make up a larger share of the state’s registered voters, […]

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Presidential Proclamation — César Chávez Day, 2016

CÉSAR CHÁVEZ DAY, 2016 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION As a child of migrant workers who struggled just to get by, César Chávez knew the importance of having an economy that works for everyone and devoted his life to ensuring our Nation […]

The 2016 Election: Building Bridges or Fences for the Next Generation

There is a growing sense among voters that the American dream is slipping away from them. They believe that the quality of life for children has become worse over the last decade and they fear this generation will be the first to fare worse than their parents. There is alarming federal data affirming their concerns. […]

Free Vaccine Program

U.S. free vaccine program tied to reduced disparities for kids

BY LISA RAPAPORT (Reuters Health) – Racial and ethnic disparities in vaccination rates have declined since the U.S. started a free childhood vaccine program more than two decades ago, but affluent and white youth are still more likely to get shots than their low-income and non-white peers, a recent study suggests. Researchers focused on Vaccines […]

Children’s Advocates Urge Obama to End Deportation of Children

Children of Immigrants   Washington – The National Latino Children’s Institute joined First Focus and 50 leading children’s advocacy organizations asking President Barack Obama to protect children and families and end the terrorizing inhumane raids and forcible removal of children. Some children are as young as 4 that have been taken from their homes to be […]

English Learner Tool Kit

Since early 2015 , the Departments of Education and Justice issued a Dear Colleague Letter (DCL) which outlined legal obligations to English Learners under civil rights laws. The English Learner Tool Kit helps state and local education agencies help English Learners (ELs) by fulfilling these obligations. The Toolkit has 10 chapters (one for each section […]

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