How Latino Youth Perspectives Can Inform a Blueprint for Improving Opportunity in Montgomery County, Maryland
CONNECTING YOUTH TO OPPORTUNITY:
This publication was commissioned by The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region. Conceived and written by The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region and Identity, Inc. Researched by Identity, Inc.The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region and Identity, Inc. would also like to give special acknowledgment to the individuals and organizations that contributed to this report, including C. Marie Henderson, Lee Christian Parker, and Jenny Towns of The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region, for their thoughtful input and guidance during the planning and execution; and Diego Uriburu and Candace Kattar for their leadership on the research and devel-opment of the report. For serving as the stellar research team whose assistance and participation made this project possible, we thank:Dr. Micahel Paolisso, University of Maryland, College Park, MarylandDr. Daniel Arretche, External Evaluation ConsultantMs. Tatiana Murillo, Identity, Inc. For administering the 960 surveys, we thank our outstanding team of youth:Jocelyn BautistaAnthony CanoFrancisco CartagenaJorge DuarteRodrigo FuentesJose LovosAdoni RodriguezKelly TorresYeny VicenteFinally, we thank the 960 youth who took the time to complete a survey. Their candor, which is captured in the data analysis contained in this report, will hopefully lead to action by Montgomery County to stem the ﬂow of disa
ection by so many of our Latino youth.