Culture Counts: Engaging Black and Latino Parents of Young Children in Family Support Programs (Report)
Publication number: 2014-44B
Author(s): Shannon Moodie; Manica F. Ramos
Publication date: Oct 2014
Doc type: Report
This report provides an overview of family support programs and aims to identify the features and strategies that may be most effective for reaching and engaging black and Latino families, with the ultimate goal of supporting young children’s development. The report presents a synthesis of available research on parent engagement—as well as potential barriers to their engagement—in family support services and programs, and recommendations, for both policymakers and practitioners, for designing, adapting, and evaluating culturally-relevant family support programs and services.