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ERIC Number: ED028887
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Jul-10
Pages: 136
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Employment Problems of Mexican Americans and Indians. Recommendations and Observations Made at the Southwest Employer Conference on Mexican American and Indian Employment Problems (Albuquerque, New Mexico, July 10-12, 1968).
The conference brought together 250 industrialists and management officials, representatives of state, local, and Federal government agencies, and leaders of the Mexican American and Indian communities. The purpose of the conference was to explore and outline attempts at a solution to discrimination and under utilization of talent, as well as discuss how to put disadvantaged members of the 2 largest minorities in the Southwestern States into productive employment. Excerpts from more than a dozen individual addresses and highlights of 15 panel discussion sessions were included in the conference report. Topics discussed during the conference included: (1) Creating New Plants in New Places; (2) Sources of Funds for Training Programs; (3) Developing Union-Industry Cooperation on Minority Problems; (4) Bringing Vocational Education into Line with Industry's Needs; (5) Industry's Stake in Improving Local Education; and (6) Communicating with the Barrio and the Reservation: The Myth and the Reality. (EV)
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Sponsor: Plans for Progress, Washington, DC.; National Citizens Committee for Community Relations, Washington, DC.; Inter-Agency Committee on Mexican American Affairs, Washington, DC.
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