Janet Murguia during the 2012 NCLR ALMA Awards
National Council of La Raza Blasts Obama As "Deporter-in-Chief"
By Fox News Latino | 03/05/2014 - 10:48

In a stark reversal of its diplomatic approach to the Obama administration’s controversial handling of immigration, the largest and oldest Latino civil rights group in the United States is attac


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Eva Longoria at the Devious Maids Chicago screening
Eva Longoria Speaks Up on Education At NCLR Conference
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/22/2013 - 10:01

The National Council of la Raza (NCLR) conference is going on right now in New Orleans, and Eva Longoria stooped by over the weekend to sit as part of a panel speaking on the importance of education.


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Janet Murguia
Zimmerman – NCLR & Latinos Speak Out
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/16/2013 - 11:23

Nationwide, Latino groups and leaders, including civil rights group National Council of la Raza (NCLR), have taken to the streets and the halls of power to rally alongside the African American community against the acquittal of George Zimmerman.


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Family Picnic in the Park
Earth Day 2013: For Latinos, It’s Our Nature To Care About El Planeta!
By Laura Elizabeth Hernandez | 04/22/2013 - 13:12

Every day is Earth Day for Latinos. Caring and tending to the earth and our community is the only way of life for us. It goes deeper than any talk of CFC’s, holes in the Ozone Layer and climate change (even though we can agree that all of those things are important).


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Joe Biden Hosts a Luncheon for British PM David Cameron
Joe Biden Makes Sex Joke at National Council of La Raza Conference
By Samantha Leal | 07/12/2012 - 16:05

Talk about awkward. Vice President Joe Biden cracked a joke at the annual conference for the National Council of La Raza in Las Vegas, reports the Huffington Post. While sharing stories of his childhood in the 1950s, Biden mentioned how things were growing up with so many family members under one roof:


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Republicans Target Child Tax Break For Undocumented Immigrants, Refund Checks Averaging $1,800
By Jill Pankow | 02/09/2012 - 10:46

In order to save money in the rough economy, Republicans are proposing denying child tax credits to undocumented immigrants. The plan would require parents looking to receive the tax credit to provide their Social Security number to receive the refund checks, which average about $1,800, ostracizing illegal workers. Were the proposal to go through, it would cut federal spending by approximately $10 billion over the course of 10 years. Needless to say Hispanics and some Democrats are enraged.


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How You can Get Involved This Hispanic Heritage Month!
How You Can Get Involved This Hispanic Heritage Month!
By Grace Bastidas | 09/26/2011 - 15:00

Whether you recognize some of these non-profits or not, it’s time to support the organizations that are mobilizing movements around the country for the betterment of our community. What are you waiting for? There’s no better time to start than during Hispanic Heritage Month!

The Hispanic Federation
Headquarters: New York City


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Eva Longoria on ALMA Awards
Eva Longoria Dishes on the Upcoming ALMA Awards
By Amaris Castillo | 09/02/2011 - 11:20

Eva Longoria is extremely giddy about the 2011 National Council of La Raza (NCLR) ALMA Awards. And why wouldn’t she be? The Mexican American star of Desperate Housewives is not only co-hosting the awards ceremony this year, but she’s also a longtime executive producer for the show.


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Immigrant Families Protest Obama Administration's Deportations
Immigrant Families Protest Obama Administration's Deportations
By Adriana Rivera | 08/04/2011 - 13:15

“Destroying families is un-American,” said Chicago community leader Artemio Arreola.

With nearly 400,000 deportations per year, and more than one million families separated, President Obama’s administration is facing heat from the immigrant Latino community. The national Change Takes Courage campaign, launched on June 30 and sponsored by the Fair Immigration Reform Movement, is combating the President’s resistance to stop deportations.


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NCLR Panel: Government & Parents Must Step Up Education Efforts for Latino Kids
NCLR Panel: Government & Parents Must Step Up Education Efforts for Latino Kids
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 07/26/2011 - 11:37

Latinos must organize at the community level in order to better education while the federal government has to start considering factors outside education when it comes to figuring out how to curb the Latino dropout rate, said a panel of education activists and experts—including two Congressmen—at the National Council of La Raza’s annual conference.


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