Perspectives on the Latino Population
in Sussex County, Delaware

The thriving Latino population in Sussex County strengthens the entire community, and its success improves quality of life for all people in Delaware.

In 2019, the DCF commissioned the report Perspectives on the Latino Population in Sussex County, Delaware to serve as a resource for nonprofit organizations, funders, community leaders and others striving to engage and advance this important segment of the community. This report, made possible by the collaboration of many partners, shines a light on the Latino communities in Sussex County, highlighting their complexities and contributions.

  • Building Opportunity for Strong Communities: Latinos in Sussex County, Delaware – Spanish  |  English
    This booklet shares important findings of the study as well as opportunities for progress.
  • Perspectives Executive Summary – Spanish |  English
  • Perspectives Full Study

Perspectives on the Latino Population in Sussex County, Delaware, conducted by Dr. Jennifer Fuqua and Dr. April Veness of the University of Delaware, was made possible by a grant from CFLeads to the DCF. The study was completed in collaboration with Dr. Christine Cannon, executive director of the Arsht-Cannon Fund at the DCF; La Colectiva de Delaware; La Esperanza; and many other partners. We are particularly grateful to the people who shared their stories and insights.

The report was first presented at the DCF’s Oct. 7, 2019, Focus Conversation, Latino Communities in Sussex County, in Georgetown, Delaware.

For questions or more information, please contact Sarah Hench, vice president for community impact.

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