Culture Counts: Engaging Black and Latino Parents of Young Children in Family Support Programs

This brief provides an overview of family support programs and identifies the features and strategies that may be most effective for reaching and engaging black and Latino families, with the ultimate goal of supporting young children’s development. Contents include a synthesis of available research on parent engagement and potential barriers to their engagement in family support services and programs. Recommendations for designing, adapting, and evaluating culturally-relevant family support programs and services are also included.

Population of focus: Black and Latino families

Link to resource: Culture Counts — Engaging Black and Latino Parents of Young Children in Family Support Programs (pdf)

Date: 2014

Organization: Child Trends