Pathway out of poverty: a values-based college-community partnership to improve long-term outcomes of underrepresented students.

@article{Boyd2012PathwayOO,
  title={Pathway out of poverty: a values-based college-community partnership to improve long-term outcomes of underrepresented students.},
  author={Jamie Kamailani Boyd and Sharmayne A Kuuleialoha Kamaka and Kathryn Lenzner Braun},
  journal={Progress in community health partnerships : research, education, and action},
  year={2012},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={25-31}
}
BACKGROUND Native Hawaiians, representing 25% of Hawai'i's population, suffer socioeconomic and health strains as evidenced by overrepresentation in low-wage jobs without health insurance and a higher prevalence of chronic disease compared with Hawai'i's other ethnic groups. Native Hawaiians are more likely to attend community colleges than 4-year colleges and have high dropout rates. OBJECTIVE To describe a culturally relevant, community-based action research approach to build a program to… CONTINUE READING

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