The data from the 2000 census show a significant jump in the number of Hispanic people living in the U.S. A panel talks about this and other changes in the nation's demographics, and what these changes mean for the economy, in politics, and in other arenas.
assistant division chief in the Population Division of the Census Bureau
vice president of policy for the National Council of La Raza
director of research and public policy for the National Urban League
executive director of the Center for the Study of Biracial Children and author of "Tomorrow's Children: Meeting the Needs of Multiracial and Multiethnic Children at Home, in Early Childhood Programs, and at School" (Center for the Study of Biracial Children)