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What are key issues of concern in the Latino Community
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Census rethinks Hispanic on questionnaire

Census rethinks Hispanic on questionnaire | Chicano Studies, Research in the Community | Scoop.it
Hispanics may become a race of their own in the U.S. Census — a major change that some Latino advocacy groups are opposing.
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Hispanic Origin Profiles, 2010

Hispanic Origin Profiles, 2010 | Chicano Studies, Research in the Community | Scoop.it
Browse detailed demographic and economic profiles of Hispanics in the United States by their countries of origin in 2010.
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A look at the per country profile of Latinos.

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Facts for Features: Hispanic Heritage Month 2012: Sept. 15 — Oct. 15 - Facts for Features & Special Editions - Newsroom - U.S. Census Bureau

Facts for Features: Hispanic Heritage Month 2012: Sept. 15 — Oct. 15 - Facts for Features & Special Editions - Newsroom - U.S. Census Bureau | Chicano Studies, Research in the Community | Scoop.it
Facts for Features: Hispanic Heritage Month 2012: Sept. 15 — Oct. 15
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What does the Census reveal in 2012?

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Open Letter to “Latina” Magazine and Their Six Most Fascinating Latino Stories

Open Letter to “Latina” Magazine and Their Six Most Fascinating Latino Stories | Chicano Studies, Research in the Community | Scoop.it
I write this on the third day of Kwanzaa, in the spirit of Ujima – that of collective responsibility or the understanding that everyone plays a role in the building of their communities. I write th...
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Contrary to "Entitlement Society" Rhetoric, Over Nine-Tenths of Entitlement Benefits Go to Elderly, Disabled, or Working Households — Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Contrary to "Entitlement Society" Rhetoric, Over Nine-Tenths of Entitlement Benefits Go to Elderly, Disabled, or Working Households — Center on Budget and Policy Priorities | Chicano Studies, Research in the Community | Scoop.it
Non-partisan research and policy institute working on federal and state fiscal policies and public programs that affect low- and moderate-income Americans
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"Non-Hispanic whites accounted for 64 percent of the population in 2010 and received 69 percent of the entitlement benefits.  In contrast, Hispanics made up 16 percent of the population but received 12 percent of the benefits, less than their proportionate share..."

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CDC - Hispanic - Latino - Populations - Racial - Ethnic - Minorities - Minority Health

CDC - Hispanic - Latino - Populations - Racial - Ethnic - Minorities - Minority Health | Chicano Studies, Research in the Community | Scoop.it
CDC's Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE) aims to accelerate CDC’s health impact in the U.S population and to eliminate health disparities for vulnerable populations as defined by race/ethnicity, socio-economic status, geography,...
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Health stats for Latinos.

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Latinas Tipped the Scale

Latinas Tipped the Scale | Chicano Studies, Research in the Community | Scoop.it
Latinas have always been a powerful force, but the 2012 elections demonstrated to the rest of the country our capacity to alter the course of an election and American history. The message remains clear: Latinas are watching, and we do vote.
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The comments on this article are definitely worth discussion.   One key point in the article was that Latinas do vote and their everyday experiences such as obtaining health care inform their vote. 

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