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Why many Latino nonprofits struggle to make ends meet

GBH Under the Radar

Callie Crossley

Massachusetts’ Latino communities, including those with roots in Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, and Guatemala, have seen significant growth. Despite being considered a vital part of the local economy, Latino workers often face low wages.

While there are challenges with poverty rates, positive outcomes are observed for second-generation Latinos. Latino nonprofits play a crucial role in providing services, but many struggle due to insufficient philanthropic funding. The article explores these barriers during Hispanic Heritage Month.

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