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Title Overcoming disparity : Latino young men and boys / edited by Frank de Jesús Acosta and Henry A.J. Ramos ; foreword by Daniel "Nane" Alejandrez.

Publication Info. Houston, Texas : Arte Público Press, [2016]


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Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Note "Profiles in best practices."
Builds on two prior publications: The History of the Barrios Unidos: Healing COmmunity Violence (Arte Público Press, 2007) and Latino Young Men and Boys in Search of Justice: Testemonies (Arte Público Press, 2016).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Note Online resource; title from e-book title screen (EBL platform, viewed April 28, 2017).
Summary "This wide-ranging collection highlights the best practices developed and employed by community-based institutions to keep low-income, at-risk Latino youth out of prison so they can lead productive lives."--Provided by publisher.
Contents Foreword / Daniel "Nane" Alejandrez -- Latino Boys and Men: Assessing the State of Research and Practice / Ricardo Huerta Niño -- Profiles in Best Practice: The Healing and Transformation of Latino Men and Boys / Frank de Jesús Acosta -- Jerry Tello, National Compadres Network / interview by Frank de Jesús Acosta -- The National Compadres Network and the National Latino Fatherhood & Family Institute / Frank de Jesús Acosta -- Albino García, Jr., La Plazita Institute / interview by Frank de Jesús Acosta -- La Plazita Institute Organizational Overview / Frank de Jesús Acosta.
Subject Hispanic American young men -- Social conditions.
Hispanic American young men -- Services for.
Poor youth -- Services for -- United States.
Juvenile delinquency -- United States -- Prevention.
Equality -- United States.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Security.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare.
Added Author Acosta, Frank de Jesús, editor.
Ramos, Henry A. J., 1959- editor.
Alejandrez, Daniel "Nane", writer of foreword.
Other Form: Print version: Overcoming disparity. Houston, Texas : Arte Público Press, [2016] 9781558858305 (DLC) 2015050505 (OCoLC)937366124
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