Hispanic http://wunc.org en Duke Study: Minorities Dig Deeper In Their Pockets To Buy Homes http://wunc.org/post/duke-study-minorities-dig-deeper-their-pockets-buy-homes <p>Blacks and Hispanics are paying significantly more in home prices than whites. That's according to <a href="http://www.nber.org/papers/w18069">new research out of Duke University</a> that tracked more than two million home sales in Chicago, San Francisco, Washington D.C. and L.A.</p> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 13:34:04 +0000 Catherine Brand 14191 at http://wunc.org Duke Study: Minorities Dig Deeper In Their Pockets To Buy Homes Governor's Office Eliminates Latino Affairs Office http://wunc.org/post/governors-office-eliminates-latino-affairs-office <p>Governor Pat McCrory's office says it no longer has a staff member devoted to Hispanic affairs.&nbsp; The governor's staff says the duties of the state's Latino office will go to another office that handles all contact with state residents.</p><p></p> Tue, 02 Apr 2013 13:05:11 +0000 Will Michaels 13019 at http://wunc.org Governor's Office Eliminates Latino Affairs Office Conference Focuses on Hispanic Teen Pregnancy http://wunc.org/post/conference-focuses-hispanic-teen-pregnancy <p></p><p>A conference today in Chapel Hill is focused on sexual health in the young Hispanic population. It's being hosted by the <span class="link-external"><a href="http://appcnc.org/" target="_blank">Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Campaign of North Carolina</a></span>. Spokeswoman Elizabeth Finley says they'll be exploring how to tackle the staggering problem of teen pregnancy in the Hispanic community.<br> Tue, 18 Oct 2011 09:45:00 +0000 Jeremy Loeb 7355 at http://wunc.org Conference Focuses on Hispanic Teen Pregnancy Mexican Immigrants Adopt Poor Diets in US http://wunc.org/post/mexican-immigrants-adopt-poor-diets-us <p>UNC Chapel Hill researchers have found that most Mexican immigrants to the United States adopt a more "American" diet despite the abundance of Hispanic food options. Carolina Batis is a P-h-D candidate in nutrition at UNC and author of the study. She says some of the changes include more healthy items like fruits and vegetables, low-fat milk, and fish.<br> Mon, 05 Sep 2011 10:00:00 +0000 Jeremy Loeb 7511 at http://wunc.org