Supporting children and families: TANF and Head Start in Puerto Rico
With almost half of the population in poverty and vast proportions of the island immigrating to the United States for better prospects, Puerto Rican children and families are struggling. The following literature review provides a chronology of public assistance and poverty in Puerto Rico, summarizes the information available for two programs which offer support for families in poverty, and identifies directions for future research. (author abstract)
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Building Human Service Research Partnerships in Puerto Rico (BHSRPPR)
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects