Black, Latino workers much more likely to have unemployment claims rejected, analysis finds

Jul 31, 2020
Black and Latino workers made up nearly 40% of the unemployed, but were less than 20% of aid recipients.
Analysis from the Bipartisan Policy Center, a Washington think tank, finds that Black and Latino workers are having their unemployment claims rejected at disproportionately higher rates, compared to white workers.
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A proposed question on citizenship status on the 2020 census could depress Latino turnout

May 14, 2018
The 2020 census count is two years away but local officials are already planning how to get everyone counted. Census data is used for determining congressional seats and for distributing billions of dollars in federal funds annually. For many reasons, urban…

Millennials of color are worse off financially

Financially secure white millennials feel held back.
Millennials of color are less like to own a credit card.
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Target reaches out to Latino consumers

Dec 12, 2016
Target's spending on Spanish-language TV ads is up nearly 70 percent over the year.
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Young Latinos are among largest group of uninsured

Aug 18, 2016
A report finds more Latinos gained health insurance, but still lagged.
Maria Elena Santa Coloma (R), an insurance adviser with UniVista Insurance company, helps Shessy Gonzalez sign up for a health plan under the Affordable Care Act.
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Hispanic millennials make less, but save more

Aug 3, 2016
A Wells Fargo survey says most millennials don’t think they can stash away $1 million by the time they retire, and the situation is more critical for female and Hispanic millennials.
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Latino political clout grows in cities

Jul 4, 2016
The U.S. Conference of Mayors launches a new Latino Alliance chaired by Mayor Eric Garcetti of L.A., the city with the most Hispanics nationwide.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will chair a new Latino Alliance of Mayors.
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Fred Armisen on bringing Latino voices to comedy

Jan 12, 2016
Kai talks to actor and comedian Fred Armisen about new comedy studio, Más Mejor
Fred Armisen in the Marketplace studios on Monday, January 11, 2016.
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Target takes aim at new 'core' customer: young Latinos

Apr 23, 2015
SinTraduccion is Target’s first ad campaign designed solely with Latinos in mind.

Health care coverage reaches Latinos

Sep 25, 2014
The number of young Latinos not covered by health insurance has fallen by half.