Friday, August 19, 2022

Commerce Secretary Speaks about Importance of Accurately Counting Hispanics in the 2010 Census

On Wednesday, the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO), Univision Inc., the League of United Latin American Citizens and SEIU announced a grassroots campaign in Washington entitled, “Hágase Contar!” an effort to help advertise the 2010 Census to  the Hispanic community, An estimated 1 million Hispanics were missed in the last census. […]

Census Bureau to Launch Ad Campaign to Reach Minorities

In an article today  the Washington Post reports that the Census Bureau is planning on launching a $250 million promotional campaign to encourage participation in the 2010 Census amidst the fears that millions of minorities will be overlooked. More than half of the funds that will go to advertising will go across traditional and social […]

Minorities Affected Most by Economic Crisis

A report by the Center for American Progress entitled “The State of Minorities: Recession Issue” demonstrates that minorities have been hit the hardest out of all Americans undergoing the economic crisis, especially because of fewer employment opportunities available to them. Traditionally, minority workers have had fewer job opportunities and lower wages, leaving them with lower […]