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Blythe, Robert. (1979). The View In Winter. NY: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.
Butler, Robert, N. (2002). Why Survive? Being Old in America. Johns Hopkins.
Camarillo, Albert. (1984). Chicanos In California: A History Of Mexican Americans In California. San Francisco: Boyd & Fraser.
Camarillo, Albert. (1984). Chicanos In A Changing Society: From Mexican Pueblos To American Barrios In Santa Barbara And Southern California, 1848-1930. Cambridge, MA.: Harvard University Press.
Freidenberg, Judith. (2000). Growing Old In El Barrio. New York University Press.
Romo, Ricardo. (1983). East Los Angeles: History Of A Barrio. Austin, Texas: University Of Texas Press.
Sánchez; George J. (1993). Becoming Mexican American: Ethnicity, Culture, And Identity In Chicano Los Angeles, 1900-1945. Oxford University Press.
Hymer, Evangeline. (1971). Mexicans In Los Angeles. San Francisco: Rand Research Associates.
Valliant, George. (2002). Aging Well: Surprising Guide Posts To A Happier Life From The Landmark Harvard Study Of Adult Development. NY: Little Brown.
2000 census. Population Estimates For States By Race And Hispanic Origin: July
Rand California, California and U.S. Statistics
The Urban Institute
East L.A.: Past And Present by Tomas Benitez
A website of Hispanic organizations
Film and video
NLCC Educational Media. (1996).
Ellie Kahn (Director). (1996). Meet me at Brooklyn and Soto.
NAHE: National Association Of Hispanic Elderly
Organization that focuses on the needs of older Hispanic people and other low-income elderly. Provides a variety of services to include research related to the needs of Hispanic elderly, research & consultation for organizations that wish to reach Spanish speaking people; production and dissemination of written & audio visual materials in English & Spanish; administration of project Ayuda (senior employment program); and administers the senior environmental employment program.
Homeboy Industries mission is to assist at-risk and former gang involved youth to become contributing members of our community through a variety of services in response to their multiple needs. It is a nationally recognized center that assists 1,000 people a month in re-directing their lives. Father Gregory J. Boyle, S.J. is a Jesuit priest who is founder / executive director of jobs for a future / homeboy industries, an employment referral center and economic development program.
The International Institute of Los Angeles was established in Boyle Heights in 1914 as the international institute of the YWCA. Provides comprehensive social services to assist individuals and families to achieve self-sufficiency; and provides community leadership to promote multicultural understanding.
Self-help graphics is a community-based visual arts center located in East Los Angeles. Since 1970, this organization has been offering artist workshops, exhibitions, and an ongoing lecture series as part of their mission to promote the cultural heritage and contribution of Chicano art and artists to the contemporary American experience.