Racial Equity in Public Policy
Hispanic and Latinx Resources
Unidos US Resources has a dearth of resources and publications to serve the Hispanic community through research, policy analysis, and state and national advocacy efforts, as well as in program work in communities nationwide.
- Latinos: Overrepresented in Covid Cases, Underrepresented in Relief, with Janet Murguia, President and CEO of UnidosUS (2021), provides background on the persistent effects of historical, systemic, and structural biases in our housing and financial services systems, how this has contributed to a disproportionate impact on the Latino community in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and recommendations to move forward.
- How Latino Diversity can Promote Racial Reconciliation, town hall (2020) video (1 hr) features a panel of experts on race, social justice and advocacy from Latino and mixed race perspectives.
Structural Racism Against Latinos is Part of American History (2020) by Mark D. Ramirez is a short article sharing less familiar examples of institutions and policies that negatively impact Latino communities in the U.S.
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