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Latino College Completion: New Jersey Fast Facts

To reach the degree attainment goal by 2030, the U.S. can: 1) close the equity gap in college completion; 2) increase the number of degrees
conferred; and, 3) scale up programs and initiatives that work for Latino and other students. The following is a framework for tracking Latino degree attainment in the U.S.

How Latinos in the U.S. Can Reinvent Their Careers Post COVID-19

The effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on Americans’ career trajectories has varied by industry, geography and ethnicity, with Latinx Americans among the most heavily impacted. According to the 2020 American Family Survey, 53% of Hispanic respondents reported a career change since the pandemic began; while a troubling 41% report a decline in income.

Invest in NJ's Latina Leaders

LUPE Fund continues to work on behalf of all Latinas to ensure that every woman has a fair opportunity to become a leader. We also continue to educate the community on issues that affect our families every day. Your donations help us to help others through academic scholarships, funds for webinars, community outreach, and more.

Vote411 Is Now Available In Spanish

From the League of Women Voters US:

http://VOTE411.ORG está disponible en español! http://VOTE411.ORG/ES ha sido un sueño nuestro durante mucho tiempo, y estamos muy agradecidas con la sólida colaboración con NALEO para hacer esto realidad.

Visítanos en https://vote411.org/es

New Jersey Now Has Online Voter Registration

From the League of Women Voters NJ FB page:

Big news! New Jersey now has online voter registration!

National Hispanic Heritage Month

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.

The Impact of Educational Attainment

While increasing the number of Hispanics who obtain STEM degrees is imperative, raising the educational attainment of Hispanics in general is perhaps the best way to ensure that Hispanic students are prepared to fill the jobs of tomorrow. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 18.6 percent of Hispanics have a bachelor’s degree or higher, compared with 27.3 percent of black, 37.7 percent of white and 60.1 percent of Asian individuals.

Comcast Internet Essentials COVID-19

Comcast offers 2 months of free high speed internet! It's affordable and now needed more than ever. Offer ends June 30th.

Please Consider A Monthly Donation

During these difficult times, we know that many families, businesses and organizations like ours are struggling financially and emotionally. LUPE Fund remains committed to helping the community through scholarships, advocacy, and educational seminars.