Appealing to Hispanic Men (Migrant Workers): Strategies for Recruitment and Engagement in Marriage Education.

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Year Published
2009
Author (Individual)
Salgado, Carlos E.
Tafur-Salgado, Rocio.
Author (Organization)
National Healthy Marriage Resource Center.
Resource Type
Fact Sheet
Resource Format
PDF
Resource Language
English

One way to strengthen Hispanic families and give hope to our society is to promote healthy relationships among couples and make marriage a priority. It is very important to develop a campaign in which the male figure in Hispanic families is motivated to engage in his relationship with his wife and children. Hispanic men need to understand (and be convinced) that they are not just providers, but their involvement is vital to the education and well-being of their children's lives. The following tips were compiled by a program dedicated to serving low-income and migrant working families in South Florida. More than ten years of program operations have contributed to these strategies in regards to recruiting and retaining as many men as possible who can benefit from marriage and relationship education. (Author abstract modified)

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