The Dangers Homeless Latino Youth Face


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Many homeless Latino youths leave home because of economic issues, family problems and housing instability.

The dangers these homeless youth face each day include spending at least one day of each month without food; susceptibility to drugs and alcohol abuse for self-medication; and deaths caused by assault, illness, or suicide while living on the streets.


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Programs that provide supportive services for individuals and families who are homeless or which work with people who are at risk for homelessness in an effort to prevent them from losing their permanent residence.

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Programs that focus on the history, sociology, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the Hispanic American immigrant populations within the U.S. Hispanic-American Studies; Chicano Studies; Cuban-American Studies; Hispanic-American Studies, Puerto Rican & Mexican-American/Chicano Studies; Puerto Rican Studies; Mexican-American Studies

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    Programs that conduct research in the area of social science that involves the systematic study of the origins, causes, demographics and costs of poverty and the efficacy of proposed or implemented poverty alleviation measures.




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