In urban American school systems, the children of recent immigrants and low-income parents of color disproportionately suffer from overcrowded classrooms, lack of access to educational resources, and underqualified teachers.
According to the Latina health paradox, Mexican immigrant women have less complicated pregnancies and more favorable birth outcomes than many other groups, in spite of socioeconomic disadvantage. Alyshia Gálvez provides an ethnographic examination of this paradox.
Couples with different cultural backgrounds discuss their children and how they choose to raise them, while navigating discipline, education, and social media. Love & Hip Hop’s DJ Drewski and Sky Landish weigh in on how they plan to raise their future children.
Multicultural Parent Panels help families appreciate the benefits of diversity. Panels explore how to reach out to neighbors of differing backgrounds and how to raise children who value both their own cultures and the cultures of others.