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Poverty, crisis and resilience of spirit

Date Added to Library: 
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 08:53
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): 
10.1300/J134v08n04_08
Priority: 
normal
Individual Author: 
Cifuentes, Mauricio
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Published Date: 
2004
Published Date (Text): 
2004
Publication: 
Journal of Poverty
Volume: 
8
Issue Number: 
4
Page Range: 
125-128
Year: 
2004
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Abstract: 

The author, a novice social worker at a program for Mexican immigrants in Chicago, describes the needs of his clients through personal anecdotes. Through these anecdotes, he shows how multiple, interconnected problems keep his clients from reaching their potential. He also describes his clients’ strength and resilience in the face of their challenges, and how his organization (Programa C.I.E.L.O) helps them by addressing multiple barriers.

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4
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Research Notes: 
Piece is a case study on the clients of a program and their needs, but is told in a very personal way.
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