¡AVANCEMOS YA!: Persistent Economic Challenges and Opportunities Facing Latinos in Massachusetts
Massachusetts is among the wealthiest states in the country, yet Latino communities here have struggled economically relative to Latinos nationwide. There have been some bright spots—poverty rates have decreased and Latinos now have higher rates of entrepreneurship, education and labor force participation than in years past. Still, a disproportionate share of the more than 800,000 Latinos in Massachusetts today contend with food insecurity and have low rates of intergenerational economic mobility.
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Mattos, Trevor; Granberry, Phillip; and Agarwal, Vishakha, "¡AVANCEMOS YA!: Persistent Economic Challenges and Opportunities Facing Latinos in Massachusetts" (2022). Gastón Institute Publications. 281.
Authors: Trevor Mattos, Boston Indicators; Phillip Granberry, Ph.D., Gastón Institute at UMass Boston; Vishakha Agarwal, Gastón Institute at UMass Boston
Editors: Luc Schuster, Boston Indicators; Sandy Kendall, The Boston Foundation
Design: Isidor Studio; Mel Isidor