Thanks to NCLR’s leadership, the FDA agreed to allow corn masa to be fortified with folic acid. Now, an estimated 450,000 more Mexican American women will have enough folic acid to prevent neural birth defects in their newborn babies.

A mother kisses her healthy newborn. Photo credit: Spina Bifida Association.

NCLR’s innovative programs prepare young Latinos for their future careers by inspiring them to pursue careers in STEM fields.

Students at DRAW Academy, an NCLR Affiliate in Houston conduct an experiment as part of the CHISPA curriculum.

Since 2004, NCLR and our national network of community-based organizations have registered more than 500,000 new voters.

Students at East Austin College Prep, an NCLR Affiliate, share why they think it’s important to vote during a High School Democracy Project demonstration.

Thanks to every single one of you who helped make it all possible. Join us in making 2017 even greater.

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