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Comer Bien: The Challenges of Nourishing Latino Children and Families
Latino families, like millions of others across the United States, do their best to put nutritious food on their tables every day, but the healthiest foods are too often unaffordable or inaccessible. Many Americans struggle ...
Counting Latino Youth in the Illinois Juvenile Justice System
The report details the inadequacy of information on Hispanic youth, who constitute one of the fastest-growing segments of the population, and highlights this lack of data as a major barrier to developing strategies and ...
Speaking Out: Latino Youth on Discrimination in the United States
This study shows that Latino youth in the U.S. experience pervasive stereotyping based on assumptions about their ethnicity. This report looks at the perceptions and experiences of Latino teenagers in settings as varied ...
Preschool Education: Delivering on the Promise for Latino Children
Latino student achievement has emerged as a central issue in education reform debates. After decades of neglect and disregard for the persistent disparities faced by these students, this attention is both welcome and long ...
Plugged In: Positive Development Strategies for Disconnected Latino Youth
Educational attainment is one of the strongest predictors of future earnings. However, for 42 percent of the country's Latino youth, this traditional pathway to economic mobility is fraught with challenges. This report ...
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 ...
Mental Health Services for Latino Youth: Bridging Culture and Evidence
This report describes the mental health landscape for Latino youth, including risk factors, existing treatments, and the ongoing debate about strategies for treating Latino youth and how culturally appropriate programs ...