ERIC Number: ED253606
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Working Together: A Guide to Community-Based Educational Resources and Programs. Second Edition.
Perilla, Alejandro; Orum, Lori S.
This guide was designed to facilitate the sharing of successful program models, curricula, and educational strategies among community-based groups and to help make the education, philanthropic, and corporate communities more aware of the wealth of resources available from Hispanic community-based organizations. The guide includes brief profiles of the educational programs of 34 Hispanic community-based organizations, all affiliates of the National Council of La Raza, which have established track records for providing effective educational services to Hispanics. The listed organizations come from 14 different states and offer expertise in alternative schooling, career education, computer skills/word processing, counseling, day care, dropout programs, handicapped employment and training, leadership training, parenting classes, parent training (for school monitoring and advocacy), research, Spanish classes, speakers' banks, supplementary education, and tutoring. A geographical index and a topical index are provided. (RDN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Career Education, Community Organizations, Community Programs, Cooperative Programs, Counseling, Day Care, Disabilities, Dropout Programs, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Hispanic Americans, Improvement Programs, Leadership Training, Nontraditional Education, Parent Education, Resource Materials, Supplementary Education, Tutoring, Word Processing
National Council of La Raza, 20 F Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20001 ($3.50 per copy).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Rockefeller Foundation, New York, NY.; Pew Memorial Trust, Philadelphia, PA.
Authoring Institution: National Council of La Raza, Washington, DC.