Posts tagged "latinas"

Cook County Latinas make 44 cents on the dollar compared to white men

The National Partnership for Women and Families recently released a report on the wage gap for Latinas in the U.S. We took a look at state and local data to see how big of a gap there is between a white man and a Hispanic woman’s median yearly income nationwide, statewide and in Cook County.... Read more »

Philanthropic giving to Latino nonprofits stays the same despite population growth

Philanthropic giving to Latino nonprofits stays the same despite population growth
Despite growth in the Latino population, philanthropic giving to organizations serving this community has not kept pace with its increasing needs. The Foundation Center in collaboration with Hispanics in Philanthropy conducted a study that found in the last decade, 1 percent of total foundation funding was designated for agencies that serve Latino communities. Funding levels... Read more »