Bordering the Mainstream: A Needs Assessment of Latinos in Berwyn and Cicero, Illinois



Needs assessment of growing Latino immigrant communities of Berwyn and Cicero. Findings include high economic contributions from Latinos communities despite lower education levels and incomes and high church, community and nascent citizen participation. Reports a shared belief that the most important issues facing the community relate to children and education. Based on interviews with 172 individual leaders and community members and historical and census data.


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  • Report

Date Created
  • 2002-01-01

  • Family and Households

  • English

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