ERIC Number: ED357102
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Colorado Hispanics: A Report of Selected Social Concerns, 1992.
Pappas, Georgia, Ed.; Guajardo, Maria, Ed.
This publication offers a compilation of 12 reports on selected social concerns pertaining to the Hispanic community in Colorado and provides a comprehensive overview of demographic information and information on health, education, and social welfare issues. The first report looks at Colorado's multicultural population through a demographic summary of 1990 United States Census data. The second report offers an overview of Hispanic health in the state, covering access and health care reform. The third report also explores health, particularly insurance coverage, heart disease, cancer, diabetes, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, and prenatal care. The fourth report covers mental health, noting that mental health services are under-utilized by Hispanics. The fifth report discusses Hispanics and domestic violence. The sixth report looks at poverty rates among Hispanic women and children. The seventh report discusses the status of Hispanic elderly, noting the common extended family orientation of Hispanic cultures. The eighth report looks at the America 2000 Educational Goals from a Colorado Hispanic perspective. The ninth article discusses Hispanics and primary education, particularly standardized testing, bilingual education, and parental involvement. The 10th article explores the Hispanic higher education experience. The 11th report analyzes labor and employment issues in Colorado among Hispanics. The 12th article discusses voter registration and reapportionment in Colorado. (JB)
Descriptors: Children, Demography, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment, Family Violence, Females, Health Conditions, Health Needs, Higher Education, Hispanic American Culture, Hispanic American Students, Hispanic Americans, Mental Health, Older Adults, One Parent Family, Social Problems, Special Health Problems
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Latin American Research and Service Agency, Denver, CO.
Identifiers - Location: Colorado