ERIC Number: ED354290
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Pride and Poverty: A Report on San Antonio.
Partnership for Hope, Inc., San Antonio, TX.
This publication offers a portrait of poverty in San Antonio (Texas) based on an analysis of available statistical data and focusing on health, education, employment, housing, and human services. Five chapters each contain statistics regarding poverty in the United States, Texas, and San Antonio. Each chapter also begins with true stories about the poor in San Antonio telling about their lives, and ends with a section on community response. Chapter 1, "Health," covers the uninsured, the health status of San Antonio's poor, teenage pregnancy, accessibility of health care services to the poor, and health and culture. Chapter 2, "Education," describes early education, public education, dropouts in San Antonio, college aspirations, and literacy. Chapter 3, "Employment," considers the working poor, income and wages, employment, unemployment, economic trends, and job training programs. Chapter 4, "Housing," looks at housing conditions, the federal response to housing conditions, local response to housing conditions among San Antonio's poor, public housing developments, and the homeless. Chapter 5, "Human Services," details Aid to Families with Dependent Children, other income-related public assistance programs, personal social services in San Antonio, barriers to recipient utilization of human services, and funding dilemmas. A final section summarizes the challenges facing the city. Twenty-five figures, 21 tables, and 149 references are included. (JB)
Descriptors: Economically Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment Opportunities, Health Needs, Higher Education, Hispanic Americans, Homeless People, Human Services, Low Income Groups, Minority Groups, Poverty, Public Housing, Spanish Speaking, Statistical Data, Urban Demography, Urban Problems
Partnership for Hope, 3737 Broadway, Suite 100, San Antonio, TX 78209 ($12.50).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Partnership for Hope, Inc., San Antonio, TX.
Identifiers - Location: Texas (San Antonio)