ERIC Number: ED344950
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
From Poverty to Economic Development: Community and Policy Strategies for Latinos in Massachusetts. Summaries of Papers To Be Presented at Conference (Boston, Massachusetts, December 13, 1991).
Massachusetts Univ., Boston. Mauricio Gaston Inst. for Latino Community Development and Public Policy.
This publication contains summaries of six papers presented at a conference on community and policy strategies for Latinos in Massachusetts. Each summary follows an executive summary format by briefly describing the project or argument and highlighting and summarizing major findings or recommendations. The papers are as follows: (1) "An Examination of Latino Experiences in Vocational Education: Implications for Education Policy and Reform in Massachusetts" (J. Jennings); (2) "Latinas and the Massachusetts Employment and Training (ET) Choices Program" (M. Uriarte); (3) "A Comparative Analysis of the Labor Market Outcomes for Latinos, Blacks and Whites in Boston, Massachusetts and New England, 1983-1991" (J. Cotton); (4) "Hispanics in the Boston Labor Market 1970-1989" (L. M. Falcon); (5) "Shelter Poverty Among Latinos in Boston" (M. E. Stone); and (6) "The Social Aspects of Small Business Development: The Case of Puerto Rican and Dominican Entrepreneurs" (P. J. Levitt). (JB)
Descriptors: Blacks, Dominicans, Economic Development, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Change, Educational Policy, Hispanic Americans, Job Training, Labor Market, Postsecondary Education, Poverty, Public Policy, Puerto Ricans, Secondary Education, State Programs, Urban Problems, Vocational Education, Whites
Mauricio Gaston Institute, University of Massachusetts at Boston, 100 Morrissey Blvd., Boston, MA 02125-3393.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Massachusetts Univ., Boston. Mauricio Gaston Inst. for Latino Community Development and Public Policy.
Identifiers: Latinos; Massachusetts