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HACU 2014 Legislative Agenda Background Information

HACU provides its Capitol Forum attendees information that includes the HACU Legislative Agenda, HACU Public Policy priorities and appropriations requests, data on HSIs, information about Latinos in K-12, higher education, and in the workforce.

Table of Contents

  1. HACU Information
    1. About HACU
    2. HACU 2014-15 Events
    3. HACU Governing Board, 2013-2014
    4. HACU Corporate & Philanthropic Council
    5. HACU Government Relations Committee and Staff

  2. HACU Membership Lists
    1. National Members
    2. HSI Members
    3. Associate Members
    4. Partner Institutions
    5. International Members
    6. Hispanic-Serving School Districts

  3. 2014 HSI Fact Sheet

  4. 2013-14 Hispanic Enrollment Map

  5. Lists of HSIs
    1. 2012-13 Lists
      1. 2012-13 HSIs with Congressional Districts
      2. 2012-13 Emerging HSIs with Congressional Districts

    2. 2011-12 Lists
      1. 2011-12 Federal HSI List
      2. 2011-12 Emerging HSI List

    3. 2010-11 Lists
      1. 2010-11 Federal HSI List
      2. 2010-11 Emerging HSI List

    4. 2009-10 Lists
      1. 2009 Federal HSI List
      2. 2009 Emerging HSI List

    5. 2008-09 Lists
      1. 2008 Federal HSI List
      2. 2008 Emerging HSI List

  6. HACU Government Relations Documents
    1. Appropriations Requests chart -- FY 2015

    2. DREAM Act & Immigration
      1. HACU Case for the DREAM Act
      2. HACU Immigration Policy Statement

    3. Elementary and Secondary Education (ESEA)
      1. HACU ESEA Policy Document
      2. HACU ESEA recommendations

    4. Farm Bill Provisions 2014 Reauthorization

    5. Higher Education Act (HEA): HACU HEA Policy Document

    6. Workforce Investment Act (WIA)
      1. HACU WIA policy document
      2. HACU WIA recommendations

  7. Federal Funding History for HSIs
    1. FY 2000-2013 Title V Grants to HSIs
    2. Federal HSI program appropriations: 1995-2014

  8. HACU Legislative Agenda: 113th Congress, 2nd Session

  9. Congressional Groups
    1. Congressional Hispanic Caucus--113th Congress
    2. Congressional Hispanic Caucus Task Forces--113th Congress
    3. Congressional Hispanic Conference--113th Congress

  10. Data on Hispanics
    1. HACU HSI data: HACU 2000 & 2010 comparison data and map

    2. Higher Education
      1. NCES Report--Enrollment in Postsecondary Education, Fall 2011
      2. Survey of Earned Doctorates--Doctoral recipients by race and field of study (Table 23)
      3. Survey of Earned Doctorates--Doctoral recipients by race and major (Table 24)

    3. K-12
      1. Teacher Diversity Matters--Center for American Progress

    4. Employment Statistics
      1. 2012 US DOL report--Latino Labor Force
      2. 2012 Monthly Labor Review--Occupational Employment Projections to 2020
      3. 2012 BLS Employed Persons by Occupation (Table 10)
      4. 2012 BLS Employed Persons by Detailed Occupation, Sex, Race & Ethnicity (Table 11)
      5. Occupations with largest job growth 2010 to 2020 (Table 2)
      6. Presidential Executive Order on Diversity in Federal Workforce
      7. 2012 US OPM report - Hispanic Employment in Federal Workforce

    5. U.S. Census Data
      1. 2010 Census Brief--Hispanic Population
      2. 2012 Census Bureau--Educational Attainment in the U.S. (Table 1)
      3. 2012 Census Bureau--Education Completed by People 25 Years and Over (Table 3)
      4. 2012 Statistical Abstract--Population by Race, Hispanic Origin and Age (Table 10)
      5. 2012 Statistical Abstract--Civilian Labor Force (Table 587)
      6. 2012 Statistical Abstract--Employed Civilians by Occupation (Table 616)