ERIC Number: ED371894
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
African American Families: It Takes a Whole Village To Raise a Child.
Goetz, Kathy, Ed.
Family Resource Coalition Report, v12 n1 Spr 1993
This newsletter issue focuses on how the family support movement can help reshape the human services delivery system to more effectively meet the needs of African American families. The newsletter includes the following articles: (1) "Dispelling Myths and Building on Strengths: Supporting African American Families"; (2) "The 'Nguzo Saba': African-Centered Values as Tools for Family Assessment, Support, and Empowerment"; (3) "Public Policy and African American Families: Employment, Education, Community Development"; (4) "African American Academic Achievement: Issues, Answers, and Promising Strategies"; (5) "It Takes a Whole Village To Raise a Child" (profiles of five programs); (6) "Understanding Fathers: Human Services Perspectives in Theory and Practice"; (7) "Black Churches and the HIV/AIDS Pandemic: Breaking the Silence"; (8) "The Importance of Including Grandparents in Services for African American Families"; and (9) "In Our Mothers' Homes There Is Still God: African American Spirituality."
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Afrocentrism, Black Achievement, Black Culture, Blacks, Cultural Differences, Family Environment, Family Programs, Family Structure, Poverty, Program Improvement, Racial Bias, Racial Differences, Racial Discrimination, Religion, Self Esteem, Social Values, Spirituality
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Family Resource Coalition, Chicago, IL.