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Resilient Latino Youth: In Their Own Words
This report uses the concept of resilience to examine how a group of second-generation Latino youth have been able to cope with adversity and excel while growing up in extremely challenging circumstances.
Dual Language Learner Teacher Competencies (DLLTC) Report
As the dual language learner (DLL) population continues to increase, teachers face urgent questions about how to effectively interact with and educate these children. These questions have enormous implications not only for ...
The Structure of Labor Markets and Sectors of Production: An Analysis of Underemployment Among Hispanic Youth
The purpose of this study is to explore the distribution and utilization of labor power of Hispanic youths through an examination of their conditions of employment and their relationship to major structural features of the ...
Puerto Rican and African American Young Men: A Comparative Analysis
The rapid population growth of Hispanics and African Americans has drawn attention to their current socioeconomic status and their future impact on the econmy. Both groups have grown at faster rates than the white population ...
A Burden No Child Should Bear: How the Health System Is Failing Latino Children (Executive Summary)
More than one in five (22.1%) Hispanic children is uninsured—nearly three times the rate of non-Hispanic White children (7.3%). Because health coverage has been shown to improve children's access to timely care, the ...
Overcoming Language and Cultural Barriers Using Evidence-Based Practices
In this monograph, experts discuss the importance and effectiveness of culturally and linguistically competent services for Latino youth. They focus on Latino youth who have become clients of evidence-based practices and ...
Hispanics in the Workforce Part III: Hispanic Youth
The severity of minority youth unemployment does not bode well for the future. Demographics will favor higher productivity and lower unemployment over the next 12 years as prime-age workers make up a larger share of the ...
Joblessness Among Hispanic Youth: 1973–1981
Literature review and statement of problem submitted to the Hispanic Youth Employment Research Center The analysis presented within this paper represents an alternative response to a traditional literature review. It ...
U.S. Hispanic Demographic Profile: Developments, Implications, and Challenges
An assessment of the social and economic status of the U.S. Hispanic population suggests that, as the 20th century comes to a close, Latinos are at a critical juncture. There now exist at least 25 to 30 years of solid data, ...
A Subminimum Wage for Youth
This paper assesses the arguments and evidence presented by both sides, summarizes the past and present history of the minimum wage, and examines implications for Hispanics in the pending legislation.