Disparities In Social Welfare

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Introduction Disparities in social welfare has long been an issue affecting minority and structurally disadvantaged groups in America. These populations can be described as socially and economically lagging behind the majority of their other social counterparts. This state often further restricts their opportunities for advancement. Although accomplishments in increasing the economic capabilities of minority groups have led to significant progress in the social and economic welfare for disadvantaged populations, crucial issues are still not adequately addressed and the progress made is far from the goals of many social welfare organizations seeking to uplift disadvantaged populations to acquire sustainable and prosperous living. Opportunities …show more content…

The key factor to consider here is that education has become the determinant of earnings potential and the types of jobs one will have access to. As it currently stands for Blacks and Latinos, “their rates of high-school completion and college enrollment remain a serious concern” (Quane, …show more content…

Although thorough research has shown that the social services provided by OIC has made remarkable progress in improving the socioeconomic status of the community it serves, its programs and trainings have been found to prepare clients for low-skilled jobs, further perpetuating the status quo mentioned above. In this paper, the services of OIC will be examined and matched against the current requirements needed to propel more OIC clients to current middle-class socioeconomic levels. From this, a recommendation for a potential program implementation that could be more effective for attaining the organization’s mission will be

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