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ERIC Number: EJ820534
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jan
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0736-8038
Immigrant Faith Institutions: Supporting and Strengthening Vulnerable Families
Slessarev-Jamir, Helene
Zero to Three, v28 n3 p23-28 Jan 2008
Ethnic faith institutions are important sources of support and provide much-needed services for immigrant families. This article describes how these institutions provide a valuable link to home culture and values, offer an array of services ranging from language acquisition to job training and child care, and help families balance the often difficult transition to American life and culture.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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