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Monthly Education Policy E-Newsletter: January Edition

Monthly Education Policy E-Newsletter: January Edition

The e-newsletter is a monthly electronic publication covering education policy and LULAC advocacy event updates. Read this month's edition...
Monthly Education Policy E-Newsletter: November Edition

Monthly Education Policy E-Newsletter: November Edition

The e-newsletter is a monthly electronic publication covering education policy and LULAC advocacy event updates. Read this month's edition...
Monthly Education Policy E-Newsletter: October Edition

Monthly Education Policy E-Newsletter: October Edition

The e-newsletter is a monthly electronic publication covering education policy and LULAC advocacy event updates. Read this month's edition...

National Campaign of Fasting to Pressurize the Clinton Administration to Provide a Prompt and Just Solution to Late Amnesty Cases

As you might know, ARCA (Association for Residency and Citizenship of America) was formed by members of the class action suits CSS v. Reno and Newman (LULAC) v. INS when they met in Washington, D.C. in May of this year.

New Study Challenges Nielsen Ratings Of Latino Television Viewing

he National Latino Media Council today released their Latino Television Study that challenges the Nielsen rating system’s approach to measuring Latino television viewership. The study, conducted by Rincon & Associates of Dallas, Texas, concludes that despite the growing Latino presence in the United States (currently at 39 million in the U.S. and 4 million in Puerto Rico, and with an estimated buying power of close to $653 billion, Latinos television viewers, especially those who watch English-language television, are severely undercounted by Nielsen Media Research.

No Statehood for Caribbean Dogpatch

On Dec. 13, Puerto Ricans will cast their ballots for statehood, independence or a continuation of commonwealth status. The referendum implicitly acknowledges their right to self-determination.

Past Common Core Workshops and Events

Descriptions of LULAC past Common Core work and partnerships

Resolution

WHEREAS THE LEAGUE OF UNITED LATIN AMERICAN CITIZENS (LULAC) advances the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, health and civil rights of Hispanics in the United States; and,

Resolution to Urge A Moratorium of Federal Dealth Penalty and a Stay of the Execution of Juan Rual Garza

Juan Raul Garza is currently scheduled to be executed on December 12, 2000 (the feast day of the Virgin de Guadalupe, the Patron Saint of Mexico).

Respect Your Elders: Oppose Social Security Reform

According to today’s panelists, the plan to privatize Social Security would be devastating to the Latino community which depends more heavily on Social Security retirement benefits than any other demographic group.

Senate to Vote on Barring Sampling in Census

The Senate Appropriations Committee voted last week to send the FY '97 Supplemental Spending bill to the full Senate with a provision that would prevent the Census Bureau from using sampling in the 2000 census. Chapter 10, Section 303 of the bill would prohibit the use of sampling in the census and would result in an undercount of Hispanics, other minorities and the poor as has happened in the past.

Social Security

LULAC opposes the privatization of Social Security and any tax cut plan that would compromise its future stability. Individual accounts and tax cuts should not be substituted for Social Security's currently defined system. LULAC supports stronger benefits for lower income groups, women, and the disabled.

Statement by Regla Gonzalez on Don Feder Article

My name is Regla Gonzalez, Vice President of the League of United Latin American Citizens and I am here representing our President, Rick Dovalina, and the 115,000 members of organization.

The Business of American Democracy Remains Incomplete

These economic and civil rights inequities must be eradicated. We are petitioning the President of the United States and Congress, to pass legislation allowing the U.S. citizens of Puerto Rico to choose among non-territorial, non-colonial options.

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