August Speaker: Dr. Judith Kroll will present on August 30 at 3pm, "Two Languages in Mind: Bilingualism as a Tool to Investigate Language, Cognition and the Brain". Details here.
Language Services Program is Hiring: The MU Cambio Center is looking for bilingual MU students who speak, read, and write Spanish very well to assist its Language Services Program. Our work includes the translation of texts between English and Spanish, as well as transcription of recorded Spanish audio. We have flexible hours and sporadic work, and will provide ongoing training in translation techniques. If you are interested please write firstname.lastname@example.org.
Engaged Conferencing! The 2017 Cambio de Colores conference was a success, as researchers and practitioners connected and shared their experiences and informed each others' work around immigrant integration. Thank you to all presenters, speakers, site visit hosts, attendees, sponsors, and collaborators for a successful conference!
Cambio de Colores Program Available: The program for the 2017 conference is now available: https://cambiodecolores2017.wordpress.com/program/
2016 Conference Proceedings are now available! The proceedings book for the 2016 conference includes nine articles (plus one available in Spanish!), covering education, dual language education, public health, human trafficking, youth researchers, and more!
CAMBIO of the Ozarks is hosting their third annual "Mi casa es su casa" Health and Community Resource Fair. The local group has included members of public and private agencies and organizations and other community members and are focused on building bridges and strengthening connections between newcomers and receiving community. Details here.
Cambio Center Fellows Seminars: Dr. Angie Zapata and Dr. Roxana Botezatu will be presenting their research, answering questions, and leading discussion in two events free and open to the public on Monday, April 10, and Tuesday, April 11. See events page for more details.
New eBrief: The Outstanding Opportunities, but Persistent Challenges, of Dual Language Education, by Lisa Dorner, explores the research on the promise of Dual Language Education, as well as the difficulties.
Call for Presentations: The 2017 Cambio de Colores conference has released a Call for Presentations for the June conference. Check it out and share widely.
Save the Date: the 2017 Cambio de Colores Conference will be June 14-16, 2017 in St. Louis. See the conference website.
New Project: The Cambio Center is pleased to launch the Latino Agricultural Entrepreneurship Project, funded by the USDA's Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI). Led by faculty from the University of Missouri (Stephen Jeanetta and Corinne Valdivia), Michigan State University, and Iowa State University, it is designed to explore the needs of Latino farmers, understand their unique livelihood strategies, and better prepare agencies to work with Latino farmers. See the project site.
2016 Conference Success: Latinos in the Heartland: Building Bridges, Dialogue, and Opportunity
Thank you to everyone involved in the 2016 conference! With 170 registered participants from 18 states, the conference included 62 presentations in 25 breakout sessions, four plenary sessions, three interactive theme activities, and 14 posters.
2015 Proceedings Published: The proceedings book of the 2015 conference is now available! With seven selected papers and all the abstracts from the conference, this book is a spectacular resource.
The Cambio Center's digital library can be searched in MOSpace.
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