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  • Latino Jobs Report: Latino Unemployment Drops to 6.6% 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2021-08-06)
    The July 2021 jobs report showed the economy added 943,000 jobs, marking the second month of strong job growth. The hospitality and leisure sector drove much of the job creation, a trend that has been consistent for several ...
  • Hispanic Children and the Child Tax Credit 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2021-06-16)
    The Child Tax Credit (CTC) is one of our nation’s most powerful poverty-reducing tools. Deployed effectively, it has the potential to reduce Hispanic poverty by more than one-third and reduce racial inequities. This issue ...
  • Latinos Jobs Report: Latino Unemployment Rate At 7.3% 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2021-06-04)
    The May 2021 jobs report showed that the economy added 559,000 jobs, an improvement to the April 2021 jobs report that vastly missed expectations. The hospitality and leisure sector drove much of the job creation, while ...
  • Supporting English Learners: FY22 Federal Budget Recommendations 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2021-06-04)
    English learners are the fastest-growing student population and among the most vulnerable. Yet, Title III funding has failed to keep up with this growth and has decreased by more than 12% since 2010.
  • Special Advance Fact Sheet: Deaths of People of Color By Law Enforcement Are Severely Under-Counted 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2021-05-27)
    This Special Advance Fact Sheet outlines preliminary findings of the research conducted by the Raza Database Project, which investigates a long-suspected undercount of the number of deaths of Latinos and individuals of ...
  • Latino Jobs Report: Latino Unemployment Rate At 7.9% 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2021-05-07)
    The April 2021 jobs report showed that the economy added 266,000 jobs, far below expectations and a sign that the economic recovery from the pandemic will be slow. The hospitality and leisure sector experienced another ...
  • Florida Latino Students & English Learners Fast Facts 2021 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2021-05-04)
    Florida has the third largest Latino student population and third largest English Learner population in the United States. More than 60% of Florida’s students are considered “economically disadvantaged.” Additionally, ...
  • California Latino Students in Higher Education 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2021-04-16)
    Latino students are enrolling in California’s colleges and universities at record numbers; there has been a 91% increase since the 2000-2001 school year. However, Latinos still complete college at lower rates than their ...
  • The COVID-19 Vaccines and the Latino Community: Principles for an Equitable Distribution 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2021-04-15)
    This document provides high-level UnidosUS priorities for an equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines. An equitable approach to distributing COVID-19 vaccines should plan intentionally for the equitable distribution of ...
  • Florida 2021 Legislative Session: Bills and Positions 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2021-04-13)
    During the Florida 2021 Legislative session, UnidosUS has taken position on over a dozen bills in addition to our organizations two leading bills. This list includes bills across the key issue areas of education, health ...
  • Latino Jobs Report: Latino Unemployment Drops to 7.9% 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2021-04-02)
    The March 2021 jobs report shows that the labor market is improving, though overall employment across sectors remains well below pre-pandemic levels. Key sectors like leisure and hospitality, public and private education, ...
  • California’s Essential Workers and Their Housing Needs 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2021-03-23)
    Frontline essential workers show up to work while others can work from home. The University of California Berkeley defines these workers as those who work in a non-managerial or non-technical occupation in an Essential ...
  • California’s Essential Workers and the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2021-03-23)
    The coronavirus pandemic has underscored that need for safe and affordable housing. Latinos in California are dying at nearly three times the rate of Whites, in part because Latinos are disproportionately employed in ...
  • Latino Jobs Report: Latino Unemployment Rate Drops Slightly to 8.5% 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2021-03-05)
    The February 2021 jobs report shows that economic activity is ticking up in key sectors like leisure and hospitality as pandemic-related restrictions ease up in states. In February, the economy gained 379,000 jobs, an ...
  • Texas Latino Students and English Learners Fast Facts 2019-20 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2021-02-09)
    Over the last decade, the number of Latino students in Texas public schools has increased by 3.3%. However, Latino students in the state do not see themselves reflected in the classroom and the 1.1 million English learners ...
  • Texas Latino Students in Higher Education Fast Facts 2019-20 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2021-02-09)
    Less than 45% of Texas’ economically disadvantaged students are considered college ready. However, Texas’ Top 10% Rule has managed to aid in increasing Latino and economically disadvantaged student enrollment, but the ...
  • UnidosUS Workforce Development: Latinos in Finance Initiative 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2021-02-09)
    The Latinos in Finance Initiative was started in 2015 to train Latinos for employment in the financial services sector and to help employers hire linguistically and culturally competent talent.
  • Latino Jobs Report: Latino Unemployment Rate Drops Slightly to 8.6% 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2021-02-05)
    The January jobs report continues to shed light on the slow economic recovery happening for workers – including Latinos - from the coronavirus’ joint economic and health crisis.
  • Health and the Latino Community: A Framework for Assessing Health Reform Proposals 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2020-01-26)
    Every person in the United States should have access to quality, affordable health coverage and care. The nation’s well-being and economy are increasingly reliant on Latino contributions and will falter if Latinos cannot ...
  • Latino Jobs Report: Latino Unemployment Climbs Upward to 9.3% 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2021-01-08)
    The December jobs report highlights the U.S. economies slow economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.

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