2017 York County Hispanic and Latinx Community Assessment

Overview of Assessment

The primary objectives of the 2017 York County Hispanic and Latinx Community Assessment is to provide the United Way of York County with in-depth information regarding the Hispanic and Latinx population living in York County, as well as information related to accessing human and social services. This report also aims to identify previously unknown issues or gaps in services within the community. In 2017, the United Way of York County contracted Vinny Cannizzaro, the Arthur J. Glatfelter Institute for Public Policy, and the York College of Pennsylvania’s Center for Community Engagement to undertake this assessment.


This report seeks to:

  • Identify pressing needs in the Hispanic/Latinx community;
  • Identify currents assets;
  • Assess gaps in services to identify needs;
  • Identify current barriers to accessing services;
  • Identify issues that could complicate developing a service delivery system for the Hispanic/Latinx community;
  • Determine best models for service delivery to the Hispanic/Latinx community; and,
  • Make recommendations for next steps.

Read the full report