The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) is truly appalled by the bigoted and offensive remarks that Rep. James V. Hansen (R-Utah), Chairman of the House Resources Committee, made about Puerto Rico in an interview with National Public Radio last week. With respect to the situation in Vieques, Rep.

MANA, A National Latina Organization (MANA), joined more than a dozen other Hispanic groups in outlining the need for high-speed Internet connections to reach all U.S.

The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) gave its strong endorsement of the End Racial Profiling Act of 2001.

The Farm Credit System Foundation, Inc., has just made available its Barriers to Success Survey in a Spanish-language version and is extending the survey period until September 1.

While racial profiling, stories of excessive force and most recently, the shooting of an unarmed black man in Cincinnati, Ohio have eroded confidence in police departments across the country, a new report released by PolicyLink, in partnership with the Advancement Project, has sparked hope in com

The Federal Trade Commission released a follow-up report to its September 2000 Report, Marketing Violent Entertainment to Children: A Review of Self-Regulation and Industry Practices in the Motion Picture, Music Recording & Electronic Game Industries ("the Report").

The Florida Department of Health (DOH) has awarded grants up to $24,999 to community groups statewide to create programs and materials that will raise awareness about the dangers of tobacco use among minority youth.

A year after President Clinton challenged corporate America to address the issue, only one-third of Americans believe businesses and government are adequately addressing the so-called "digital divide" between the country’s computer-age haves and have-nots.

Charles Patrick Garcia, Chairman and CEO of Sterling Financial Investment Group, Inc., has been named to a first-ever Federal Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC) that will review and nominate to the President of the United States candidates for federal district judges and U.S.

With less than one week to go before Los Angeles residents vote to elect a new mayor, La Opinion; Telemundo/KVEA-TV, Channel 52; and the Willie C. Velasquez Institute (WCVI), are preparing to release the results of their citywide poll examining the public's views on the election.

The increase of 32.7 million people in the United States between 1990 and 2000 is the largest 10-year population increase in U.S. history. For the first time in the 20th century all states gained population, according to the Commerce Department's Census Bureau.

Nearly 500 business and government leaders, community activists and civic organizations joined the Pennsylvania Governor's Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs (GACLA) to honor the 2001 GACLA Pride Award recipients.

Hector Barreto who has been nominated by President
George W. Bush to head the Small Business Administration.

The National Association of Hispanic Journalists objects to a ruling made by the U.S. District Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C, on Jan. 16 that found the Federal Communications Commission's Equal Employment Opportunity regulations unconstitutional.