1998: MARC

“Breakdown in the System: An Evaluation of Services to People of Color with Mental Retardation”

for MARC Community Resources

by Jodie Langs, Rashida Mendes, Stacey Parris, and Laura Smith


MARC Community Resources approached the Wesleyan Community Research Program with a proposal for a research project addressing the low percentage of people of color utilizing their services. The purpose of our project, as outlined by MARC, was to evaluate MARC’s services to people of color, and to determine the source of under-representation,