The Forgotten Americans: A Film About Los Colonias


Subject:
Communities & Groups , Poverty , Agriculture , Home & Housing , Neighborhoods & Local Communities , Rural , Rural Life , Rural Living

Description:
Dedicated to colonias, "rural communities and neighborhoods located within 150 miles of the U.S.-Mexico border that lack adequate infrastructure." Includes photographs; information on income, housing, education, health, water, waste water, and actions taken against developers; interactive sections A Colonia Experience and Build a Community; and classroom resources. Online companion to film of same title, this site features journal excerpts from filmmaker Hector Galán. From KLRU and PBS Online.

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.pbs.org/klru/forgottenamericans/


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