Guest Blogger: Vanessa Cardenas “Why Affirmative Action is Still Important to Latinos”
Vanessa Cárdenas explores Latino educational attainment and the importance of affirmative action.
Infographic: Immigrants and Their Children in the Future American Workforce
Together, immigrants and their children will account for 85 percent of the growth in the workforce over the next two decades.
The Contributions of Immigrants and Their Children to the American Workforce and Jobs of the Future
Report With large numbers of jobs coming open in every sector of the economy and at all skill levels from now to 2030, immigrants and their children will be critical to the continued dynamism of the American workforce and economy.
Denying Key Social Services to Immigrants on the Road to Citizenship Hurts Our Entire Nation
Curbing access to supports such as supplemental nutrition assistance and the earned income and child tax credits not only undermines economic security for millions of undocumented immigrants, but also denies potential economic gains to millions of Americans.
300 Million Engines of Growth
Report For America to lead innovation in the 21st century, we have to make sure that our people are skilled and educated, operating in an economic environment that is conducive to their success and that allows them to compete at home and abroad.
Borrowers of Color Need More Options to Reduce Their Student-Loan Debt
Offering students of color more ways to reduce their student debt, including refinancing their loans, would provide a boost to the overall economy and ensure a better future for communities of color.
Current and Estimated Future Immigration Based on the Senate’s Immigration Reform Bill
The immigration bill introduced by the bipartisan Senate “Gang of 8” will actually reduce the number of people entering the country each year.
Top 10 Numbers that Show Why Pay Equity Matters to Latina Women and Their Families
As Latinas continue to comprise a growing share of our nation’s population, we must continue to push forward the importance of pay equity.
Top 10 Numbers that Show Why Pay Equity Matters to Asian American Women and Their Families
Closing the wage gap will bring more Asian American women into leadership positions, give equal opportunity to immigrant women, and bring positive change to all of our communities.
Top 10 Numbers that Show Why Pay Equity Matters to African American Women and Their Families
Pay equity is not only necessary to promote a just workforce in the long run; it is also needed for the immediate benefit of the children and families of these hardworking women.
Top 10 Numbers That Show Why Pay Equity Matters to Native American Women and Their Families
As the fight to close the gender wage gap continues, it is imperative to pay attention to the needs of Native American women and their families, and ensure that they truly have equal access to health care, education, and a respectable standard of living.
Immigration Is Changing the Political Landscape in Key States
Issue Brief Supporting real immigration reform that contains a pathway to citizenship for our nation's 11 million undocumented immigrants is the only way to maintain electoral strength in the future.
Moving Past Stereotypes in Basketball—and in Life
One Utah high school basketball team is breaking down prevalent stereotypes about race in the sport and showing America that talent isn’t color coded.
How the Ryan Budget Will Affect Communities of Color
The new House Republican budget will gut the social safety net, slow growth, and kill jobs and investment—all disproportionately impacting communities of color.