America’s Future: Latino Child Well-Being in Numbers and TrendsPatricia Foxen, (April 28, 2010)
Issue: Financial Services, Early Childhood Education, Health Care Disparities, Health Care Reform, Housing, Education, Economy and Workforce, Health and Nutrition, Wealth Building
Publication Type: Research Report
America’s Future: Latino Child Well-Being in Numbers and Trends was produced by the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) and the Population Reference Bureau (PRB). This data book offers a comprehensive overview of the state of Latino children by integrating a range of key factors and outcomes in the areas of demography, citizenship, family structure, poverty, health, education, and juvenile justice. It provides an overview of current national and state-level trends for Latino children under age 18 relative to non-Hispanic White and Black children, documenting both regional variations and changing trends since the year 2000.
Look up the data on Latino children in all 50 states and see how your state compares to others by clicking on the links below. Each of the 25 indicators is grouped by section in the data book. Click here for a list of indicators that can be found in each spreadsheet.
Visit NCLR's KIDS COUNT Puerto Rico project for data on children in Puerto Rico.
America’s Future: Latino Child Well-Being in Numbers and Trends in the News
Study Finds Young Hispanics Face Obstacles to Integration, The New York Times, April 27, 2010
Study: Md., Va. Latino kids fare better than peers elsewhere, still face hurdles,The Washington Post, April 29, 2010
Latino Youth Are in a State of Crisis: Investing in Their Future Is Investing in Our Country's Future, Janet Murguía, Huffington Post, April 28, 2010
NCLR: Latino Children's Future Is Nation's Future, Mary Ann Zehr, Learning the Language Blog, Education Week, April 29, 2010
State of Latino Children Examined, Georgia Pabst, Latino Connection Blog, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, April 29, 2010
Pobreza obstaculiza el desempeño de minorías, La Opinion, April 29, 2010
Un estudio plasma las dificultades que afrontan los niños latinos en EEUU, EFE, April 28, 2010
Pobreza obstaculiza el desempeño de minorías, Mary Olivella and Elisa Batista, Huffington Post, May 4, 2010
Immigration, then Assimilation,William McKenzie, The Dallas Morning News, May 3, 2010