Latinos in Colorado: A Profile of Culture, Changes, and Challenges. Volume V.Report as inadecuate

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It is projected that the population of Colorado will increase by 25% between 1990 and 2000. The Latino community will experience a slight increase in the proportion of Colorado's population, and will remain the largest ethnic group over the next 30 years. The chapters in this profile describe the Latino population of Colorado. The following essays are presented as chapters: (1) "Colorado's Growing Population (1990 to 2020)" (Georgia Pappas); (2) "Latino Youth and Tobacco Use" (Georgia Pappas); (3) "America's Youth and Race Relations" (Georgia Pappas); (4) "Preparing Latino Youth for the Workforce: School to Work Initiatives" (Georgia Pappas); (5) "Ethnic Diversity as a Measurement of Quality in Higher Education" (Georgia Pappas); (6) "Latina Women: A Family Health Perspective" (Sandra Weider and Georgia Pappas); (7) "Latino Access to Quality Health Care under Managed Care Systems" (Georgia Pappas); (8) "Employment and Training Programs: Impact on Latinos" (Georgia Pappas); (9) "A Profile of Latino Firms in Colorado - 1992" (Georgia Pappas); (10) "The Love/Hate Relationship between Latinos and Coors" (Georgia Pappas); (11) "Mexican American Christmas Holiday Celebrations" (Marley Steele-Inama); and (12) "A Highlight of National Latino Organizations" (Marley Steele-Inama). (Contains 23 figures and 2 tables.) (SLD)

Descriptors: Employment Patterns, Ethnic Groups, Health Services, Hispanic American Culture, Hispanic Americans, Minority Groups, Organizations (Groups), Population Trends, Racial Relations, Tobacco, Urban Youth

Author: Pappas, Georgia, Ed.; Guajardo, Maria, Ed.


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