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Goizueta Foundation Grants $5.8 Million To Increase Hispanic/Latino Learning & Afterschool Programs At YMCAs.

By Victoria Cepeda & Efrain Nieves The Goizueta Foundation, founded by Cuban-American  and Yale graduate Roberto C. Goizueta back in 1992, granted the YMCA USA $5.8 million  to increase “early learning and afterschool programs for Hispanic and Latino families, with a focus on those from underserved communities.”  The foundation “aims to support educational programs that promote sustainable […]

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Unemployment Cuts To Grant Business Tax Breaks

By Efrain Nieves & Victoria Cepeda In the hopes of incentivizing people to “get out” of unemployment and into the job market, some conservative politicians are proposing the reduction of unemployment benefits and granting corporate tax cuts instead. Take Utah and Florida for instance. The latter has proposed bill HB 7005 “that would establish some of […]

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Latino Unemployment Rate high despite Job Growth

By Victor Landa The national unemployment rate has fallen to 8.8 percent. There were 216 thousand jobs added across the country in the month of March so more Americans put their shoes on this morning to go to work than they have in many  months. And yet, unemployment for Latinos still hovers around 12 percent. […]

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