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Hands on Banking / El futuro en tus manos: Money skills you need for life Wells Fargo Bank (not accessible)
 
Economic Opportunity Agency
 
Hispanic Council for Reform and Educational Options (HCREO)
 
ASPIRA: An Investment in Latino Youth
 
Empowering Latinas
 
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
 
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
 
National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed (NALEO) Education Fund
 
National Hispanic Council on Aging
 
Mana: A National Latina Organization
 
National Hispanic Institute
 
National Image, Inc.
 
New America Alliance
 
SER- Jobs for Progress
 
Building a Better Future: A Financial Education Program for English as a Second Language Classes Latino Community Credit Union
 
Citigroup Financial Eduction Program- Curriculum en Espanol
 
Citibank- Hablando de Credito
 
Building Blocks for Financial Success- Women's Opportunities Resource Center - (limited Spanish information)
 
National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders (NALCAB): Rural Development & Finance Corporation
 
Soy Unica! Soy Latina!
 
League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)
 
Mexican American Legan Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF)
 
Proyecto Visión
 
National Center for Latinos with Disabilities (NCLD)
 
Cornell University's Employment Access for People with Disabilities - Spanish Version- Human Resources Tips
 
Latinos with Disabilities in the United States: Understanding & Addressing Barriers to Employment
Proyecto Visión released this in-depth analysis of the challenges Latinos with disabilities face in the U.S. job market. The report includes promising employment practices and individual success stories form across the country. The paper identifies factors contributing to disabled Latinos’ difficulties utilizing services and becoming employed, highlights exemplary research and vocational projects, and makes recommendations on how to improve employment outcomes for Latinos with disabilities.
Guia sobre violencia y mujer con discapacidad (Guide on Violence and Disabled Women)
This book highlights practical considerations and recommendations helpful to both disabled women as well as to professionals of this field, when facing violent situations. Spanish language.
Mujer y Discapacidad (Report on Violence and Disabled Women)
This report is a general view of the often overlooked problem of violence that affects an important number of disabled women. Spanish language.
Vida Independiente: nuevos modelos organizativos (Independent Living: new organizational models)
This book is a contribution to the current social debate on the development of the "Independent Living Movement." It also includes guidelines for setting up Independent Living Centers. Spanish language. Este libro es una contribución al debate social actual sobre el desarrollo del "Movemiento de la Vida Independiente." También incluye pautas para el establecimiento de Centros de Vida Independiente. En español.
Proyecto Visión website
The bilingual (English/Spanish) PV website (www.proyectovision.net), helps disabled Latinos secure employment and connect with Latino organizations and employers, government agencies, and other service providers from around the country. For prospective employees as well as for employers and service providers, the site offers up-to-date information on job leads, internships and scholarships; professional training and continuing education opportunities; resources for low-cost accommodations and assistive technology; effective recruitment/retention/promotion strategies; and laws about disability rights and benefits.
News
A bimonthly bilingual newsletter with articles on a variety of issues relevant to Latinos with disabilities and employment is sent to subscribers via e-mail. Many regional news stories are written by disabled Latino writers from around the country. The newsletter is also available in alternative formats (Braille, large print, and on disk), and past issues are archived on the website.
Upcoming Events/Announcements
The upcoming events/announcements section of the Proyecto Visión website is updated at least once a month with fresh information about goings-on around the country, including Proyecto Visión’s regional technical assistance trainings. PV’s regional trainings are held for diversity managers/human resource professionals at companies; staff at Latino community-based organizations; vocational rehabilitation job developers and emerging disabled leaders. Training topics include general disability awareness, information about reasonable accommodations, cultural competency when providing services to Latinos, and how to hire, train and retain employees with disabilities.
Opportunities
On the Opportunities section of the PV website, visitors have access to internship and job openings in the public and private sectors around the country, as well as scholarship, fellowship and grant information.
Success Stories
The Success Stories page profiles real people, many of whom became employed with the assistance of the Proyecto Visión employment specialist and project subcontractors. The individuals featured on the site represent a variety of races, countries of origin, disability types, genders, age groups, geographic locations, types of success and life circumstances.
Resources
The Resources section of the PV website has evolved into an online directory for PV’s target groups. Listings are divided into five categories: Job Search Links; Government Resources and Information; Professional Development, Continuing Education and Trainings; Latino Community Information and Resources; and Disability Information and Resources. Users can browse hundreds of educational videos, training manuals, white papers, community-based initiatives, assistive technology programs, support groups, topic-specific electronic libraries and databases, crisis hotlines, financial literacy materials, health care seminars, and other resources. The directory provides detailed information allowing users to identify and contact the resource of their choice.
Download "2007 Bridges to Employment Conference: June 13-15 in Miami, FL"
 
Download free PDF: Latinos with Disabilities in the United States - Spanish
 
EQUITY e-newsletter: June 2004
Unrealized Potential: Latinos with Disabilities and Asset Building Programs
FDIC- Money Smart (Spanish Curriculum Available)
 
Dollar Works: The ABC's of Economic Literacy- University of Minnesota Extension Service
 
Your Money & Your Life: A Financial Education Curriculum for Limited Resource Audiences - National Center on Poverty Law
 
The ABC's of Personal Finance- Homeownership Center
 
Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA): Cultural Competence in Working with Latino Family Caregivers
 
America Economia
 
Mexican American Unity Council
 
Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility
 
Latin Business Association
 
National Coalition of Hispanic Health and Human Services Organization
 
The Tomas Rivera Policy Institute
 
Aztlan: Resources for Deaf Latino/as
 
News
A bimonthly bilingual newsletter with articles on a variety of issues relevant to Latinos with disabilities and employment is sent to subscribers via e-mail. Many regional news stories are written by disabled Latino writers from around the country. The newsletter is also available in alternative formats (Braille, large print, and on disk), and past issues are archived on the website.
Opportunities
On the Opportunities section of the PV website, visitors have access to internship and job openings in the public and private sectors around the country, as well as scholarship, fellowship and grant information.
Success Stories
The Success Stories page profiles real people, many of whom became employed with the assistance of the Proyecto Visión employment specialist and project subcontractors. The individuals featured on the site represent a variety of races, countries of origin, disability types, genders, age groups, geographic locations, types of success and life circumstances.
Curriculum on Abuse Prevention and Empowerment (CAPE)
Sadly, people with disabilities get abused, sometimes at the hands of people who help or care for them. Care providers and personal assistants, including family members and service providers (paid or unpaid) can be abusive. When abuse occurs, a disabled person’s personal health, safety and emotional well-being may be at risk, along with their ability to engage in daily life activities. This page has links to comic book scenes, Sticks&Stones stories and Talking About Abuse, etc movies.
Programa de estudios sobre la prevención del abuso y el empoderamiento (CAPE)
Desgraciadamente, la gente con discapacidades es maltratada, a veces por las mismas personas que les ayudan o les cuidan. Proveedores de servicios y asistentes personales, incluyendo familiares y cuidadores (pagados o no pagados) pueden ser abusivos. Cuando el abuso ocurre, la salud, seguridad, y bienestar emocional de una personal discapacitada pueden estar en peligro, tal como su capacidad de participar en las actividades de la vida cotidiana. Esta página incluye enlaces a tiras cómicas, historias de abuso, y videos.
Extractos de Palos y piedras: Personas con discapacidades y sus historias de abuso, resistencia, y tenacidad
Extractos de nuestro libro, Palos y piedras: Personas con discapacidades y sus historias de abuso, resistencia, y tenacidad
El Círculo de empoderamiento para personas con discapacidades
El Círculo de empoderamiento para personas con discapacidades emplea el concepto del círculo que es muy conocido en la comunidad de personas luchando en contra del abuso doméstico como un método para enfatizar la naturaleza integrada de todas estas habilidades, ayudando a entenderlas y practicarlas para el empoderamiento y la resistencia al abuso.
Análisis del examen sobre asistencia personal
Un análisis del examen interactivo sobre asistencia personal, incluyendo enlaces para más información.
Palos y piedras
Palos y piedras es una colección de más de cincuenta historias sobre desafiar al abuso y la violencia. Estas historias impactantes son escritas por un grupo diverso de personas con discapacidades, familiares, proveedores de servicios, y otros aliados, y examinan una amplia gama de experiencias de maltrato y recuperación.
Palos y piedras (PDF)
Este es el archivo en formato PDF de la versión en español de Palos y Piedras: Personas con discapacidades y sus historias de abuso, resistencia, y tenacidad
CAPE: El programa de estudios para la prevención del abuso y el empoderamiento
El abuso de las personas con discapacidades y los ancianos crea un impedimento importante a la vida independiente y la plena integración en la comunidad. El abuso y maltrato son cualquier comportamiento doloroso, no deseado, peligroso, negligente, espantoso, opresivo, o humillante dirigido hacia una persona o personas con discapacidades. Pueden incluir el maltrato físico, verbal, emocional, o financiero, incluyendo el robo, la falta de respeto de la privacidad o la autonomía, y los delitos, incluyendo los delitos de odio. Para reducir las tasas de abuso, WID creó un programa de estudios exhaustivo en español e inglés para educar a la gente con discapacidades, los proveedores de servicios, y los familiares sobre la conciencia del abuso y estrategias de prevención.
Download free PDF: Latinos with Disabilities in the United States - English
 
2007 Bridges to Employment Conference to Take Place June 13-15 in Miami, Florida
Proyecto Visión's annual Bridges to Employment Conference will take place June 13-15 in Miami, Florida at the Radisson Miami hotel. It is the premiere event on employment and Latinos with disabilities in the United States. Each year recruiters, vocational experts and jobseekers from around the country convene to participate in trainings and exchanges on occupational issues, and collaborate to increase job opportunities for Latinos with disabilities.
2007 Bridges to Employment Conference to Take Place June 13-15 in Miami, Florida
National Forum on Employment Issues & Latinos with Disabilities Miami to Host Sixth Annual Bridges to Employment Conference June 13-15
Hispanic/Latino Resources
 
National Latino Alliance for the elimination of domestic violence
The National Latino Alliance for the Elimination of Domestic Violence (Alianza) is part of a national effort to address the domestic violence needs and concerns of under-served populations. It represents a growing network of Latina and Latino advocates, practitioners, researchers, community activists, and survivors of domestic violence. Alianza’s mission is to: promote understanding, initiate and sustain dialogue, and generate solutions that move toward the elimination of domestic violence affecting Latino communities, with an understanding of the sacredness of all relations and communities. Tiene recursos en español.
Arte Sana
Arte Sana (art heals) is a nonprofit agency for underserved survivors of gender and racial violence that promotes healing and empowerment through the arts and community education. Tiene recursos en español.