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Published by Asociacion Nacional Pro Personas Mayores in Los Angeles, Calif .
Written in English


  • Minority older people -- Services for -- United States.,
  • Social workers -- Training of -- United States.,
  • Public contracts -- United States.

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Other titlesCapacity building for minority service providers in aging.
Statementsubmitted to the Administration on Aging, Office of Human Development Services, Department of Health and Human Services, by Carmela G. Lacayo.
ContributionsLacayo, Carmela G., Asociación Nacional Pro Personas Mayores (U.S.), United States. Administration on Aging
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Pagination17 p. :
Number of Pages17
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Open LibraryOL22408616M

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