Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Latinos First to Reach Pre-Recession Employment Levels

Despite making up only a seventh of the entire U.S. population, Latinos took 60% of the 2.3 million jobs added in 2011. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics household survey, the Latino labor force has grown by 2.4 million since January of 2008. As previously reported on La Plaza, the Latino community is still […]

Guest Blogger Series: Diana Campoamor “Imagining Stronger Latino Communities: Be HIP and Give.”

Latinos make up more than 50 million people in the U.S. today, and we’re growing by more than one million a year. Just counting Latinos in the U.S., we are the second largest Spanish-speaking country in the world and the 15th largest consumer economy. By 2025, we will no longer be in the minority: half of US workers […]