Hispanic Child Poverty: Signs of Distress, Signs of Hope
Pérez, Sonia M.
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Hispanic children represent an increasingly important part of the United States and of its future economic, social growth, and stability. Hispanic children, like all children, need both an enriching environment and basic supports if they are to flourish. Yet, socioeconomic indicators continue to show that children are our nation's poorest citizens. And, in many instances, children of color fare even worse than white children in socioeconomic status, education, and health.