Free the Wage

By December 1st, 2016, 9:00 EST

In recent years, the minimum wage has been a charged, polarizing, hot-button issue in American politics. It has also attracted significant attention in economic research, as advocates and opponents alike attempt to measure its effects on employment, prices, and poverty. The effect of the minimum wage on employment is especially significant, and it stands out in public polling on the …

 

The LIBRE Institute Launches Six-Figure Education Choice Effort

By November 16th, 2017, 17:26 EST

(Phoenix, AZ) – Today, The LIBRE Institute announced the launch of a six-figure grassroots initiative to empower and educate families in Phoenix about the policies increasing their educational opportunities. Policies such as public school open enrollment, charter schools, empowerment scholarship accounts, and tax credits help all families obtain the education that is best for their children. The effort will include …

Los Estudiantes Latinos en Arizona son Exitosos Gracias a la Libertad Educativa

By November 15th, 2017, 13:30 EST

Las familias de Arizona han sido empoderadas para elegir la educación que mejor satisface los estilos de aprendizaje de sus hijos, incluso hay razones para inferir que la libertad educativa ha sido, en gran parte, responsable de hacer de Arizona el único estado que entre 2009 y 2015 muestra un progreso significativo en las áreas de matemáticas, ciencias y lectura …

 

The LIBRE Institute Launches Six-Figure Education Choice Effort

By November 14th, 2017, 16:36 EST

(Phoenix, AZ) – Today, The LIBRE Institute announced the launch of a six-figure grassroots initiative to empower and educate families in Phoenix about the policies increasing their educational opportunities. Policies such as public school open enrollment, charter schools, empowerment scholarship accounts, and tax credits help all families obtain the education that is best for their children. The effort will include …

Latino Students Are Succeeding in Arizona Thanks to Education Freedom

By November 14th, 2017, 14:51 EST

Arizona’s families have been empowered to choose the education that meets their child’s unique learning styles, and there is reason to believe that educational freedom has been largely responsible for making Arizona the only state to show significant progress in 4th and 8th grade math, science and reading between 2009 and 2015. Five of the seven best schools in the …

 

The LIBRE Institute Offers English as a Second Language Course

By October 25th, 2017, 16:01 EST

(Milwaukee, WI) – The LIBRE Institute is currently hosting courses in English as a Second Language for interested individuals in the Milwaukee area. Adults with limited ability to speak English earn an estimated 25 to 40 percent less than fluent English speaking adults. Learning the language will create more opportunities for people to accomplish their American Dream. WHEN: Every Tuesday and Thursday through …

Informe del Mercado Laboral Hispano de Septiembre del Año 2017

By October 17th, 2017, 15:24 EST

A pesar de las promesas de un gasto público para crear “estímulo” económico, las bajas tasas de interés y los miles de millones de dólares añadidos a la deuda, la económico de los Estados Unidos apenas ha mejorado y los hispanos están sufriendo a causa de ello. Cada mes recaudaremos los datos de desempleo más recientes y demostraremos no sólo …

 

Hispanic Jobs Report June 2017

By October 17th, 2017, 15:21 EST

Despite the promises of “stimulus” spending, low interest rates, and the trillions of dollars added to our debt, the U.S. economy has barely improved and Hispanics are suffering because of it. Each month we’ll gather the latest unemployment facts and illustrate that not only is our status quo not working – it’s detrimental to the Hispanic community and the nation …

 

The LIBRE Institute Celebrates a Successful Hispanic Heritage Month

By October 16th, 2017, 15:11 EST

(Washington, D.C.) – With the conclusion of Hispanic Heritage Month, the staff and volunteers of The LIBRE Institute are proud to have sponsored a number of events around the country that highlight the contributions of Hispanics to our great nation, and which help to build a stronger and more prosperous Hispanic community. These events took place in a range of states, …

Immigration, Tax Reform Discussed at Hispanic Heritage Reception

By October 13th, 2017, 13:33 EST

(Washington, D.C.) – Yesterday The LIBRE Institute cosponsored a reception to commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month, at the residence of the Vice President of the United States. Daniel Garza, President of The LIBRE Institute, released the following statement: “It was an honor to join Vice President Pence in this celebration of the contributions made by millions of Hispanics to our great …

Hispanic Heritage Reception Cosponsored by The LIBRE Institute

By October 13th, 2017, 13:24 EST

(Washington, D.C.) – The LIBRE Institute will serve as cosponsor of a Hispanic Heritage Month reception hosted by Vice President Mike Pence at the U.S. Naval Observatory, on Wednesday, October 11. The reception is intended to celebrate the contributions that millions of Hispanics have made to our nation. Daniel Garza, President of The LIBRE Institute, released the following statement: “Throughout …