Advocacy for Latino Baby Boomers
Protecting an At-Risk Population
Carlos M. Haro, with Javier Iribarren, Karina McCormack, and Yvette Flores
Latinos and Economic Security Policy Brief, Number 4
January 2010

Latino baby boomers are a population at risk, with a high percentage facing an inability to pay for basic needs after they retire. Although Latinos rely on advocacy groups for leadership in many areas, including education, affirmative action, and immigration, this study shows that many of these organizations do not adequately address the needs of the growing population of aging Latinos.