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by Concha Delgado-Gaitan

Download The Power of Community: Mobilizing For Family And Schooling (Immigration And The Transnational Experience Series) eBook
ISBN:
0742515508
Author:
Concha Delgado-Gaitan
Category:
Schools & Teaching
Language:
English
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 13, 2001)
Pages:
222 pages
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1215 kb
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Concha Delgado-Gaitan is the author of numerous books and articles on families and communities and the recipient of The George and Louise Spindler Award (2000) honoring her work in educational anthropology. She is currently an independent writer living in San Francisco.

Concha Delgado-Gaitan is the author of numerous books and articles on families and communities and the recipient of The George and Louise Spindler Award (2000) honoring her work in educational anthropology.

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At that time, Mexican immigrants who labored in nurseries, factories, and housekeeping, had almost no voice in how their children were educated. Regular community gatherings gave birth to the Comité de Padres Latinos. Refusing the role of the victim, the Comité paticipants organized to reach out to everyone in the community, not just other Latino families.

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Fifteen years ago, Concha Delgado-Gaitan began literacy research in Carpinteria, California. At that time, Mexican immigrants who labored in nurseries, factories, and housekeeping, had almost no voice in how their children were educated. Committed to participative research, Delgado-Gaitan collaborated with the community to connect family, school, and community. Regular community gatherings gave birth to the Comité de Padres Latinos. Refusing the role of the victim, the Comité paticipants organized to reach out to everyone in the community, not just other Latino families. Bound by their language, cultural history, hard work, respect, pain, and hope, they created possibilities that supported the learning of Latino students, who until then had too often dropped out or shown scant interest in school. In a society that accentuates individualism and independence, these men and women look to their community for leadership, support, and resources for children.The Power of Community is a critical work that shows how communities that pull together and offer caring ears, eyes, and hands, can ensure that their children thrive--academically, socially, and personally. It offers a fresh approach and workable solution to the problems that face schools today.