La Fe Policy Research and Education Center works to continually improve the Bienestar (well-being) of Mexican Americans through policy analysis, education, leadership development, civic involvement and advocacy. Bienestar affirms our culture, community experience, and values to achieve equality of opportunity through responsive social and health policies.
To improve the decision-making capacity of Mexican Americans leading to their increased involvement in system changes in health and social policies.
Mexican American families have comprehensive access to health and human resources that are available, accessible, acceptable, and accountable to their health values, decisions, and needs that positively contribute to their health and Bienestar.
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau Current Population Survey; 2003-2012
Notes: *"White, "Black", and "Hispanic, includes only native and naturalized citizens. For years 2002-2008, adults include ages 19 to 64, for 2010-2011 adults are ages 18 to 64