Hispanics, a missing link in public policy

the official conference report of the Spanish Speaking Peoples Commission of Iowa, State Capitol, Des Moines, Iowa
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The Commission , Des Moines, Iowa
Hispanic Americans -- Iowa -- Social conditions -- Congresses., Iowa -- Social conditions -- Congre


Statementeditors, Virginia Correa-Jones, Alfredo Benavides, Miguel A. Terán.
ContributionsCorrea-Jones, Virginia., Benavides, Alfredo., Terán, Miguel A., Spanish Speaking Peoples Commission of Iowa.
LC ClassificationsF630.S75 H57 1979
The Physical Object
Pagination107, [33] p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3143264M
LC Control Number82620718

The Hispanics: A Missing Link in Public Policy. The Official Report of an Hispanic Conference (Des Moines, Iowa, October). Teran, Miguel A., Ed.; And Others. This report presents the proceedings of a conference on Hispanics and public policy. The report begins with five keynote addresses which, respectively, present an historical Author: Miguel A.

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Hispanics in the Labor Force: Issues and Policies (Environment, Development and Public Policy: Public Policy and Social Services)Format: Hardcover. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that only % of people employed in public relations in were Hispanics, and as an organization, inonly % of our membership were Hispanics, % were African Americans, and 3% were Asian Americans.

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In DecemberPew Research reported that the top three issues among Hispanics were education, jobs and the economy, and healthcare. Immigration ranked fifth, after the federal government debt.

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Infor example, 23 percent of Hispanics lived in poverty, compared with 8 percent of non-Hispanic whites, and 56 percent of Hispanic adults age 25 or older had a high school diploma, compared with 88 percent of non-Hispanic white adults.

According to the Census, Hispanics or Latinos (both terms are used interchangeably in this chapter) are now the largest minority group in the USA, representing % of the total population and are responsible for more than half of the American population growth from to (U.S.

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ISBN: X: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource: Contents: Issues and Value Questions -- The Issues: An Overview -- Cooperative Action for Minority Health Policy -- Access to Health Care for Hispanics -- Latino Health Indicators and the Underclass Model: From Paradox to New Policy Models -- Education, Productivity, and the Nation's Future -- .Using these standards, schools, public health facilities and other government entities and agencies keep track of how many Hispanics they serve – the primary goal of the law.

However, the Census Bureau does not apply this definition when counting Hispanics.Pessimism over the status of U.S. Hispanics peaked around the onset of the Great Recession.

7 Inhalf (50%) of Hispanics said the situation of the community was worse than a year earlier, while just 13% said the situation of Hispanics was better and 35% said the situation of Hispanics .