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Early Childhood Immigrant Integration

SEANGELES Early Childhood Immigrant Integration LOS other black 2% 9,818,605 16% 88 8% Los Angeles County total population 13% 1,600,433 live below the poverty level (Ilow-income) Asian-Pacific Islander incorporated cities, as well as many 29% unincorporated communities Los Angeles County demographic profile white non-Hispanic Residents ages 5+ who speak a language other than English at home (L. A. County) 48% Hispanic 57% 5,557,330 Majority of dual language learners in L.A. County are children of immigrants whose parents work in low income jobs Percentage of foreign born residents Ti 40% 3x 36%* 6% Out of 117,970 children who enrolled in kindergarten in 2009-2010, 40% were English language learners. Los Angeles County *Rate nearly 3x higher than U.S. as a whole European Union 3.5 1 London If the L.A. immigrant population was a city, it would be the third largest city in the EU. 2 Berlin 3 Los Angeles million Immigrant population in L.A. (3.5 million) is larger than populations of all capital cities in the EU except London and Berlin. In L.A. County, only 21% of eligible 0-3 year-olds receive subsidized child care; 79% don't have access Need for full-day child care for low income worlking families in L.A. is still great, especially for infants and toddlers İIt%1/3 21% 79% Roughly 1/3 of the entire low income population in the county are children, ages o-12. 50% of preschool-age children in low income families are not able Costs of full-day child care for young children are higher than school-age children to access subsidized child care $861 Average full-day/ monthly costs $602 $482 50% Infant/toddler Preschool School-age ii 50% CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY Approximately 50% of preschool-age children are able to access subsidized FOUNDATION child care; 50% cannot be served Sources: LA County Child Care and Development Needs Assessment 2011; Dual Language Learner Teacher Competencies Report 2012; Los Angeles on the Leading Edge: Immigrant Integration Indicators and their Policy Implications 2008; LAEDC Kyser Center for Economic Research 2009; US Census 2010; Eurostat; OECD Family Database O00O

Early Childhood Immigrant Integration

shared by borisbenko on Jan 31
The state of early childhood immigrant integration in Los Angeles County: Early childhood immigrant integration is the subject of a recently produced infographic by California Community Foundation’s...


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