ERIC Number: ED457284
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001-Aug
Beyond the Census: Hispanics and an American Agenda. Final Edition.
Perez, Sonia M.
This report describes the Hispanic population in the United States. Data come mainly from the U.S. Census Bureau's 2000 Census and the March 2000 Current Population Survey and Report on Hispanics. Six sections include: (1) "Introduction" (overview of the U.S. Latino population, translating the data, and the U.S. agenda for Hispanics); (2) "Strong Neighborhoods and Safe Communities" (residence, family structure, housing and home ownership, isolation, and implications); (3) "Good Schools and Educational Excellence" (youthfulness, student population growth, immigrant students, pre-primary education, segregation, high school completion, and implications); (4) "Opportunities To Work and Save" (labor and productivity, economic mobility, earnings and assets, savings, and implications); (5) "Quality Health Care" (health insurance coverage, incidence of disease, and implications); and (6) "Conclusions." (Contains 15 figures and 17 endnotes.) (SM)
Descriptors: Access to Health Care, Demography, Early Childhood Education, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment, Equal Education, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Graduation, Health Insurance, Hispanic Americans, Housing, Immigrants, Neighborhoods, Population Trends, Safety, Salaries, School Segregation, Wages
For full text: http://www.nclr.org/policy/census/census_report01_part _I.pdf; http://www.nclr.org/policy/census/census_report01_part _II.pdf.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Ford Foundation, New York, NY.; John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Chicago, IL.; Rockefeller Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: National Council of La Raza, Washington, DC.