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Author: Career Communications Group
Publisher: Career Communications Group
Keywords: engineer, hispanic
Number of Pages: 72
Published: 2010
eBookDB-ID: 10883452

Hispanic Engineer & Information Technology is a publication devoted to science and technology and to promoting opportunities in those fields for Hispanic Americans.

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: hispanic, proficient, students, response, project, dropout, english, limited, opportunities, strategies, secretary, education, improving
Number of Pages: 31
ISBN-10: 142892731X
ISBN-13: 9781428927315

Author: Gail S. Maccoll
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: barriers, resuming, education, dropping, factors, schooling, risk, hispanics
Number of Pages: 41
Published: 1994-06
ISBN-10: 078817567X
ISBN-13: 9780788175671

A report on the nature & extent of the school dropout problem among Hispanics &, which Hispanic students are most at risk of dropping out. An analysis of who drops out should be helpful in developing strategies for preventive actions to reduce the dropout rate. But quite different strategies may be needed to help those who have already dropped out so, there is additional information on the barriers young Hispanics dropouts face in resuming their high school education. The Hispanic school dropout rate for 1990 was very high -- 30%; the comparable rate for non-Hispanic blacks was 18%, & for non-

Authors: Beth J. Asch, Christopher Buck, Jacob Alex Klerma
Publisher: RAND
Keywords: obstacles, opportunities, youth, hispanic, enlistment, military
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2009
ISBN-10: 0833045725
ISBN-13: 9780833045720

An implicit goal of Congress, the Department of Defense, and the armed services is that diversity in the armed services should approximate diversity in the general population. A key aspect of that diversity is the representation of Hispanics. Although polls of Hispanic youth show a strong propensity to serve in the military, Hispanics are nevertheless underrepresented among military recruits. The authors discuss the major characteristics that disproportionately disqualify Hispanic youth and explore the following questions: If recruiting standards were relaxed, what would be the effect on milit

Author: Jose Szapocznik
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: abuse, prevention, substance, approach, latino, family, hispanic
Number of Pages: 222
Published: 1998-04-01
ISBN-10: 078814782X
ISBN-13: 9780788147821

Examines issues of Hispanic/Latino family, culture, & society as they relate to the design & evaluation of alcohol, tobacco & other drug problem prevention programs. Reviews concepts of substance abuse prevention & provides a conceptual framework for the understanding of adolescent problem behavior as it relates to family interactional factors. Additional chapters examine several model prevention programs serving the Hispanic/Latino community, including Project Mama, Shenandoah, & MET. Discusses future directions for substance abuse prevention programs in these communities.

Author: Eloisa Raynault
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: hispanic, audiences, safety, bicyclist, pedestrian, promoting
Number of Pages: 45
Published: 2010-08
ISBN-10: 1437928668
ISBN-13: 9781437928662

Report of a project which had the following objectives: (1) the development of a plan for marketing pedestrian and bicycle safety issues/concerns to different Hispanic populations in the United States; and (2) the development of materials in different formats that will be used to promote pedestrian and bicycle safety issues in the Hispanic community. This marketing plan presents the recommendations about the audience, the safety issues to be addressed, the types and format of messages, the media, and the potential methods of dissemination of the outreach materials. Also included in this market

Author: Ewen Wilson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: enterprises, hispanic, business, owned, minority, survey
Number of Pages: 165
Published: 1996-12-01
ISBN-10: 0788136534
ISBN-13: 9780788136535

Provides basic economic data on businesses owned by persons of Hispanic or Latin American ancestry. This survey is based on the entire firm rather than on establishments of a firm. The published data covers: number of firms, gross receipts, number of paid employees, and annual payroll. The data are presented by geographic area, industry, size of firm, and legal form of organization of firm. Results: In 1992, there were 862,605 firms owned by Hispanics with almost $77 billion in receipts. Hispanic-owned firms increased 83% from 1987 to 1992. Charts and tables.
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