New Report on Hispanic Obesity Calls for Accountability by Big Sugary Drink & Processed Food Producers, Community Organizations,
Individuals Must Change Diet, Exercise Habits
“Of course, we’re responsible for what we eat and drink, but we’re also subject to the effects of massive advertising and misleading promotional campaigns – especially on our children and the poor,” Gus West, president
WASHINGTON (November 14, 2012) – A new report “Taxes and Fees: Barriers to Hispanic Connectivity” released today by The Hispanic Institute calls for Congress to pass bi-partisan legislation that would require uniform ta
Hispanics are particularly sensitive because they conduct more of their commerce in the digital marketplace than any other U.S. ethnic groups.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 17, 2011) Hispanics outpace other demographic groups as users of mobile phones and social media, according to a report released today by The Hispanic Institute.
The study -- "Connected Hispanics & Civic Engagement" -- explains how Hispanics have used mobile technology to affect change in three important areas: Immigration, Education, and Voter Registration.
This paper explores the broadband behavior, challenges and opportunities of the nation’s 48 million Hispanics.
Cross Subsidization in the Payment Card Market,,
Since merchants charge consumers the same price regardless of payment method, the existence of payment card rewards programs implies that some customers subsidize the consumption of others.
WASHINGTON (April 8, 2010) – Despite its distasteful reputation in some quarters, the payday lending industry performs an important role in many low-income neighborhoods, and its success exposes a gaping hole in traditi
The new study, “Thinking Outside the Banks: Hispanic Access to Non-traditional Credit Sources,” also cautions against proposed legislation that would greatly restrict the payday lending industry or drive it out of busin
Hispanics in the United States face an especially standard
Hispanics in the United States are less likely than non-Hispanics to have an employer sponsored retirement plan, which puts them at a disadvantage for accumulating retirement income.
Un entendimiento más profundo de las necesidades únicas, los desafíos y el comportamiento de las diversas personas en los Estados Unidos cuando están conectadas, es igualmente importante para garantizar que estos benefi