Publication List

Crucial Conversations: Discussing Early Dual Language Development with Speech/Language Therapists

We found that speech therapists were advising Latina moms not to speak Spanish to their children so as not to “confuse” them. This topic brief reviews our focus group findings and presents key research evidence, compiled over decades, that contradicts this advice. Recommendations for programs, parents and family members and policy makers are included.

December 23, 2022

Civil Rightsdisabilities servicesDual Language DevelopmentEarly Childhoodand 5 more tags

National Parents Survey

UnidosUS in collaboration with Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors and BSP Research, released survey results from 1,300 Latino families on the health and well-being of their youngest children.

December 1, 2022

BilingualEducationHealth and Well-beingLatino Infants Initiativeand 3 more tags

UnidosUS led a sign-on letter to Congress requesting no less than $1 billion for Title III in FY23 federal appropriations to support the unique educational needs of English learners.

October 27, 2022

EducationELsEnglish LearnersTitle III

Bebés Latinos: Un Imperativo Continuo

Los bebés latinos están transformando los Estados Unidos. Los hispanos son una de las poblaciones de más rápido crecimiento en el país, con un aumento sorprendente de 23% desde 2010. […]

August 11, 2022

ACEsalfabetización tempranabebés/niños pequeñosCOVID-19and 6 more tags

ESSA | Students | Florida

We, the undersigned 123 organizations, are writing to urge you to include $2 billion in Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23) appropriations funding for Title III of the Elementary and Secondary Education […]

May 24, 2022

Elementary and Secondary Education ActELsEnglish LearnersESEA

Cal Grant Reform Act

UnidosUS is proud to support the Cal Grant Reform Act. AB 1746 is critical to eliminating barriers and improving access to state financial aid, specifically for low-income students of color.

May 9, 2022

AB 1746Cal Grant Reform ActCaliforniaEducationand 1 more tag

Latino Infants: A Continuing Imperative

Latino infants are reshaping the United States. Hispanics are one of the fastest-growing populations in the country, increasing by an amazing 23% since 2010. There is an urgent need to […]

April 28, 2022

ACEsAdverse Childhood ExperiencesCOVID-19Early Childhood Educationand 7 more tags

UnidosUS Afro-Latinx Líderes Avanzando Policy Briefs

Read five policy briefs from our class of 2021–2022 UnidosUS Afro-Latinx Líderes Avanzando fellowship participants.

April 26, 2022

Afro Latinx Lideres AvanzandoAmerican Rescue Plan ActBuild Back Batter ActCoronavirusand 13 more tags

Advocates, Líderes, and Allies Series (ALAS) ALAS II: Welcoming AfroLatinx Youth is a toolkit for youth-serving programs. It includes facts about AfroLatinx history, activities supporting youth who are learning about […]

March 10, 2022

AfroLatinxALAS II: Welcoming AfroLatinxEducationToolkitand 1 more tag

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