Where Are All the Young Men and Women of Color?

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This may be done through any one or combination of methods. Social and community service managers suggest and implement improvements to programs and services. Graduate Prerequisites: SSW WP 700 and SSW WP 701; Or permission of department chair. Note: categories correspond to the primary recipient of a given benefit, rather than capturing all of the expenditure on each group. Standard business plans will be developed to be used by all the provinces.

Pages: 272

Publisher: Columbia University Press (October 15, 2001)

ISBN: 0231120400

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