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Author: Wayne B. Upshaw
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: targeted, scholarships, minority, information, education, higher
Number of Pages: 99
Published: 1994-06-01
ISBN-10: 0788173979
ISBN-13: 9780788173974

Minority-targeted scholarships, for which some form of minority status is an eligibility requirement, have become controversial in recent years. This report examines the use and perceived value of minority-targeted scholarships by undergraduate, graduate, and professional schools. It found that minority-targeted scholarships accounted for a small proportion of total scholarships and scholarship dollars in academic year 1991-92. However, race or ethnicity was rarely the sole criterion; most minority-targeted scholarships used additional criteria, such as financial need or academic merit, for aw
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Author: Michael Brostek
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: entities, minority, obtaining, awards, non, successful, markets, credit, new, tax
Number of Pages: 67
Published: 2009-12
ISBN-10: 1437919316
ISBN-13: 9781437919318

The Community Develop. Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund has awarded $19 bill. in New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC) to encourage invest. in low-income communities. The NMTC allows investors to claim a tax credit in exchange for investing in Community Development Entities (CDE) that reinvest the funds in qualified communities. This report: (1) identifies the number of minority and non-minority CDEs that have applied to the CDFI Fund and received NMTC awards; (2) explains the process by which the CDFI Fund makes NMTC awards; (3) describes challenges that minority and non-minority CDEs face in rece
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Author: Michael Brostek
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: minority, entities, awards, non, congressional, testimony, obtaining, successful, credit, markets, new, tax
Number of Pages: 15
Published: 2009-12
ISBN-10: 1437918255
ISBN-13: 9781437918250

The Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund has awarded $21 billion of the $26 billion in New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC) to Community Development Entities (CDE) between 2001 and 2009. CDEs use the NMTC to make qualified investments in low-income communities. This testimony: (1) identifies the number of minority and non-minority CDEs that applied to the CDFI Fund and received NMTC awards; (2) explains the process by which the CDFI Fund makes awards and summarizes application scores; (3) describes challenges minority and non-minority CDEs face in applying for and receiving award
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Author: Joe G Baker
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: minority, science, graduate, fellows, national, paths, foundation
Number of Pages: 64
Published: 1995
eBookDB-ID: NAP:12325

Printbegrænsninger: Der kan printes 10 sider ad gangen og max. 40 sider pr. session.
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Author: Henry A. Waxman
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: election, congressional, report, presidential, undercount, racial, disparities, income
Number of Pages: 14
Published: 2008-07
ISBN-10: 1437903126
ISBN-13: 9781437903126

The first national study examining income and racial differences in the vote counting in the 2000 presidential election. Analyzed results from 40 congressional districts in 20 states. Twenty of the congressional districts have high poverty rates and a high minority population, and 20 of the districts have low poverty rates and a small minority population. The report analyzes the percentage of uncounted votes for president in each of the 40 districts and compares the percentages of uncounted votes in the two types of districts. The report finds that, on average, voters in low-income, high-minor
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Author: David Satcher
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: americans, asian, pacific, islanders, hispanics, natives, alaska, racial, among, ethnic, minority, groups, tobacco
Number of Pages: 347
Published: 1998-04
ISBN-10: 0788177958
ISBN-13: 9780788177958

Focuses on tobacco use among four U.S. racial/ethnic minority groups. Provides a single, comprehensive source of data on each racial/ethnic group's patterns of tobacco use, physical effects related to tobacco smoking & chewing, societal & psychosocial factors associated with tobacco use, & a selection of specific tobacco control programs. Now, health professionals can plan appropriate programs to address more effectively the health needs of these groups. Certain racial/ethnic minority populations remain at high risk for using tobacco & often bear a disproportionate share of the human & economi
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Author: Shiriki Kukanyika
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: health, cardiovascular, pulmonary, resources, forum, disorders, national, issues, emerging, majority, minority
Number of Pages: 132
Published: 1992-06
ISBN-10: 0788172921
ISBN-13: 9780788172922

This forum focused on the four major minority groups in the U.S. -- African Americans, Hispanics, Asians/Pacific Islanders, and American Indians and Alaskan Natives. It was attended by a wide range of health professionals, including those from local, State and Federal agencies; representatives of community and voluntary groups; physicians; nurses; dietitians; health educators; and others. Included tracks on research, health care policy, and community intervention. Topics covered: lowering blood cholesterol levels in children, lowering blood pressure, CVD and pulmonary disease, CVD risk factors
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