Hispanas Organized for Political Equality

Mission

"HOPE is a non-profit, non-partisan organization committed to ensuring political and economic parity for Latinas through leadership, advocacy, and education to benefit all communities and the status of women."
(http://www.latinas.org/)

Issue areas: Latinos | 2006 News Frequency: Below 60th percentile

Mexican American Legal Defense Fund

Mission

"MALDEF strives to implement programs that are structured to bring Latinos into the mainstream of American political and socio-economic life; providing better educational opportunities; encouraging participation in all aspects of society; and offering a positive vision for the future." (http://www.maldef.org/about/index.html)

Issue areas: Latinos | 2006 News Frequency: Top 60th percentile

National Council of La Raza

Mission

"NCLR conducts applied research, policy analysis, and advocacy, providing a Latino perspective in five key areas—assets/investments, civil rights/immigration, education, employment and economic status, and health. In addition, it provides capacity-building assistance to its Affiliates who work at the state and local level to advance opportunities for individuals and families." (http://www.nclr.org/index.php/about_us/)

Issue areas: Latinos 2006 News Frequency: Top 30th percentile