After Stimulus: Sustainable Economic Security for Latinos
Publication Date: March 2008
Publisher(s): National Council of La Raza
Special Collection: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Keywords: Hispanic population; Economic inequality; Nutrition; Housing assistance
Coverage: United States United States
Even before the economy leaped to the top of the national agenda this year, Latinos were already anxious about their economic security. However, the recently enacted economic stimulus package, H.R. 5140, excludes measures to address Hispanics’ critical economic challenges. This white paper urges policy-makers to take steps to enable Latinos to keep the gains they have made.