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Resources by Topic: Minorities

Experiences of Parents and Children Living in Poverty: A Review of the Qualitative Literature
Details a review of studies focusing on the experiences of poverty from the perspective of parents and their children. Discusses variations in perceptions of poverty and government assistance in rural areas.
Author(s): Janet Quint, Katherine M. Griffin, Jennie Kaufman, Patrick Landers, Annie Utterback
Date: 07/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Administration for Children and Families
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2020 Census: Actions Needed to Address Challenges to Enumerating Hard-to-Count Groups
Examines the U.S. Census Bureau’s plans for the 2020 Census to improve the count of hard-to-count groups, which includes people living in rural or geographically isolated areas, racial and ethnic minorities, people with mental and/or physical disabilities, and other groups. Discusses factors that make it challenging to count certain people, including difficulties related to locating, contacting, persuading, and interviewing.
Additional links: Full Report
Date: 07/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Government Accountability Office
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What Unites and Divides Urban, Suburban and Rural Communities
Report highlights different outcomes and opinions of people in rural, suburban, and urban communities on a number of topics, including demographic shifts, urgent problems, and life satisfaction, among others. Features demographic data, a county level breakdown, and a case study highlighting a rural, suburban, and urban county.
Additional links: Full Report
Author(s): Kim Parker, Juliana Horowitz, Anna Brown, et al.
Date: 05/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Pew Charitable Trusts
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Poverty Rates by Race/Ethnicity and Metro/Nonmetro Residence, 2016
Bar chart comparing metropolitan and nonmetro poverty levels for whites, African Americans, American Indian/Alaska Natives, and Hispanic populations.
Date: 04/2018
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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More than a Million Reasons for Hope: Youth Disconnection in America Today
Features a report on young people between the ages of 16 and 24 who are neither in school or working. Full report details demographic information such as race and ethnicity, gender, and living arrangements. Also compares disconnection among rural and urban youth.
Additional links: Executive Summary, Full Report, Interactive Tool
Date: 03/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Measure of America
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Health Equity in New Mexico: 12th Edition
Provides information about the health status of various population groups throughout New Mexico and educates readers on the state's health equity issues. Designed to help policymakers and other stakeholders implement strategies that reduce health disparities and improve health outcomes for all New Mexicans. Includes information and statistics specific to New Mexico's rural regions.
Date: 01/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: New Mexico Department of Health
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Tuberculosis
Provides information and statistics about tuberculosis in the U.S., globally, and specifically among migrant agricultural workers. Discusses symptoms, treatment, and risk factors.
Date: 2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Center for Farmworker Health
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Maternal & Child Health Fact Sheet
Features information and statistics on health risks and healthcare barriers for women and children in migrant families. Includes information on prenatal and pediatric care, occupational health and safety, and nutrition, among others.
Date: 2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Center for Farmworker Health
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National Stakeholder Strategy for Achieving Health Equity
Identifies strategies to address health disparities developed through collaborative efforts addressing multiple topics. Covers information on rural minorities and conditions impacting rural health. Several strategies include objectives related to rural and tribal populations.
Date: 2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities
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Understanding Health Disparities in Rural America - Insights from the CDC MMWR Rural Health Series
Webinar recording discusses the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) on Racial/Ethnic Health Disparities Among Rural Adults - United States, 2012-2015. Features presentations from the CMS Office of Minority Health, the CDC Office of Minority Health and Health Equity, and two FORHP Outreach grantees about their efforts to address racial and ethnic disparities in rural areas.
Additional links: Audio Recording, Webinar Slides, Webinar Transcript
Date: 12/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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