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HACU 2017 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 2017-18 Events
    3. HACU Governing Board, 2016-2017
    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. 2017 HSI Fact Sheet

  4. Lists of HSIs
    1. 2014-15 Lists
      1. 2014-15 HSIs with Congressional Districts
      2. 2014-15 Emerging HSIs with Congressional Districts

    2. 2013-14 Lists
      1. 2013-14 HSIs with Congressional Districts
      2. 2013-14 Emerging HSIs with Congressional Districts

    3. 2012-13 Lists
      1. 2012-13 HSIs with Congressional Districts
      2. 2012-13 Emerging HSIs with Congressional Districts

    4. 2011-12 Lists
      1. 2011-12 Federal HSI List
      2. 2011-12 Emerging HSI List

    5. 2010-11 Lists
      1. 2010-11 Federal HSI List
      2. 2010-11 Emerging HSI List

    6. 2009-10 Lists
      1. 2009 Federal HSI List
      2. 2009 Emerging HSI List

    7. 2008-09 Lists
      1. 2008 Federal HSI List
      2. 2008 Emerging HSI List

  5. HACU Government Relations Documents
    1. Appropriations Requests chart -- FY 2018

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

    3. Farm Bill Provisions 2014 Reauthorization

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

  6. Federal Funding History for HSIs
    1. FY 2004-2015 Title V Grants to HSIs
    2. Federal HSI program appropriations: 1995-2015

  7. HACU Legislative Agenda: 115th Congress, 1st Session

  8. Data on Hispanics
    1. HACU HSI data: HACU 2000 & 2013 comparison data and map

    2. Higher Education
      1. NCES Report--Enrollment and Employment in Postsecondary Education, Fall 2014
      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 Revisited--Center for American Progress

    4. Employment Statistics
      1. BLS - Labor force characteristics by race and ethnicity 2014
      2. BLS - Employment projections--2014-24
      3. 2015 BLS Employed Persons by Occupation (Table 10)
      4. 2015 BLS Employed Persons by Detailed Occupation, Sex, Race & Ethnicity (Table 11)
      5. 2015 BLS Occupations with largest job growth 2014 and projected 2024 (Table 1.4)
      6. Presidential Executive Order on Diversity in Federal Workforce

    5. U.S. Census Data
      1. 2015 Census Brief--Population Projections through 2060
      2. 2014 Census Bureau--Educational Attainment in the U.S. (Table 1)
      3. 2014 Census Bureau--Education Completed by People 25 Years and Over (Table 3)