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A report looks at the needs of Hmong youth

Understanding the Special Needs of Southeast Asian Youth


By 1990, over 2,500 Hmong refugees had settled in La Crosse. The La Crosse Area Hmong Mutual Assistance Association was established in 1982 as a charitable and educational channel for Hmong making the adjustment to life in the United States. The organization developed several programs aimed at Southeast Asian youth and this report focuses specifically on Hmong family structure and the needs of young people in the La Crosse community. It includes a section on how to provide services in a non-biased manner. This report is generously provided by the La Crosse Area Hmong Assistance Association.

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Related Topics: Wisconsin's Response to 20th-century change
20th-Century Immigration
Creator: Tucker, Denis
Pub Data: La Crosse, Wis.: La Crosse Area Hmong Mutual Assistance Association. In John D. Medinger Papers. La Crosse Area Research Center (La Crosse Mss CN, box 6, folder 12)
Citation: Tucker, Denis. "Understanding the Special Needs of Southeast Asian Youth." (La Crosse, Wis.: La Crosse Area Hmong Mutual Assistance Association); online facsimile at http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=1324 Online facsimile at:  http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=1324; Visited on: 4/24/2014
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