Research and Outreach on Latinos and Changing Communities
Domingo Martinez has retired after almost 25 years at the University of Missouri. Domingo served as the director of the Cambio Center from its founding in 2004 through January 2015. He has been involved in the Cambio de Colores conference since its inception, and directed it for several years. A reception to honor and thank Domingo will be held February 11 at 3:30pm.
Alianzas's December newsletter features Cambio fellow Eleazar Gonzalez!
This semester, we have had the pleasure and fortune to welcome several new fellows and student fellows to the Cambio Center. New faculty fellows include Roxana Botezatu (Communication Science and Disorders), Jamille Palacios Rivera (Agricultural and Applied Economics), and Daisy Collins (Reading, Foundations and Technology at MSU). New student fellows include Aaron Arredondo (Sociology), Michael Hendricks (Political Science), Van Nguyen (Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis), and Erin Smith (Math Education). See all of our fellows here.
The Cambio de Colores (Change of Colors) Conference planning committee has released the Call for Presentations for the 2016 conference. Share your knowledge and experiences today!
The Cambio Center has released a solidarity statement in support of students' efforts to address racism and other forms of oppression. Our next brown bag lunch (11/18/2015 at 11:30a in the Cambio Center) will focus on drawing lessons from our research to support improving our campus.
The October Newsletter announces the Conference title, welcomes a new faculty fellow, and has more news for you to use.
Fellow Dr. Stephen Christ was featured in the Academic Minute: Authenticity of Mexican Restaurants.
The September Newsletter has updates from Fellows, new Student Fellows, upcoming activities, and more.
The Cambio Center's Language Services Program is offering once a month opportunities to learn or improve your skills as an English/Spanish translator. The classes are free, 1.5 hours interactive trainings with real life, practical examples for hands-on experience. This semester dates are: Sept 28, Oct 26, and Nov 16 at 3:30pm. Sign up here.
Read the Review of the June 2015 Conference
The Cambio Center has recently updated its website. Please let us know what you think and if you have any troubles while navigating around! Contact the Cambio Center.
Mizzou's Latin@ Heritage Celebration calendar of events is available. This is a celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 - Oct. 15).
Illumination magazine explores change in Milan, Missouri, and the Cambio Center's contributions.
The nation’s metropolitan areas have long traditions of receiving immigrants, but it’s a new experience for Milan and other rural Midwestern towns, says MU’s Stephen Jeanetta, associate extension professor in rural sociology. Jeanetta ticks off a laundry list of challenges...
2015 Conference: Shaping the Future: Leadership for Inclusive Communities
The Integration Project was featured in the Julian Samora Research Institute's Spring 2015 version of Nexo. The article, "Latino and Latina Immigrants in Rural Communities of the Midwest: The Role of Cultural Identity in Wellbeing and Job Satisfaction", starts on page 18, and was written by Corinne Valdivia, Lisa Flores, Stephen Jeanetta, and Domingo Martinez.
In early 2015, the Immigrant Integration & Sustainable Rural Development: Linking Receiving and Newcomer Communities project completed a survey of 240+ households that marked end of the four-year mixed methods research project in three rural Missouri communities. See some of the project's publications.
The Cambio Center is one of the International Programs at MU