Plugged In: Positive Development Strategies for Disconnected Latino YouthAna Hageage, (April 25, 2011)
Issue: Economy and Workforce, Youth, Career Pathways, Education
Publication Type: Research Report
Educational attainment is one of the strongest predictors of future earnings. However, for 42 percent of the country’s Latino youth, this traditional pathway to economic mobility is fraught with challenges. This report profiles the disconnected youth pilot of the NCLR Escalera Program: Taking Steps to Success which addresses the obstacles faced by young Hispanics.