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dc.contributor.advisorValle, Enid M., 1953-
dc.contributor.advisorFimbres, Eric
dc.contributor.authorTroyer, Kathryn C.
dc.descriptionv, 51 p.en_US
dc.description.abstractA lot has been said and written about Hispanics, and in the future even more efforts will be dedicated to the study of different Latino groups, as they become a prominent minority in the United States. As the Hispanic population continues to increase, communities all around the United States will need to adjust their services in order to better assist Mexican-Americans and other Latinos, especially those of which are low-income and only speak Spanish, because they have the greatest need and the most difficult time accessing the social services that are supposed to assist them. Every community needs to acknowledge their Hispanic population, understand the history and culture of the specific Hispanic group, identify the demographic statistics and any other characteristics associated with the group, and use the information to create ways to provide service to the Hispanic population. The Family Health Center is one example of how the community of Kalamazoo has started addressing the need to improve their public services to better meet the needs of their low-income Spanish-speaking Hispanic residents.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipFamily Health Center, Inc. Kalamazoo, Michigan.
dc.relation.ispartofKalamazoo College Spanish Language and Literature Senior Individualized Projects Collection
dc.relation.ispartofseriesSenior Individualized Projects. Spanish Language and Literature.;
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dc.titleMexican-Americans and the Health Care System in the United States: A Case Study of the Family Health Center, Inc. in Kalamazoo Michiganen_US
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