Latinos in Missouri: Conference Abstracts 2006-2008
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This proceedings is a compilation of the three Cambio de Colores conferences held between 2006 and 2008. In 2006, the theme "Latinos in Missouri: Beyond Borders" explored the extent to which the flow of people, goods and information is changing our notions of what constitutes a border. The conference in 2007, "Latinos in Missouri: Everyone Together - Todos Juntos," underlined the need for all stakeholders - regardless of who they are or where they come from - to engage themselves in the process of integrating everyone into their communities. The 2008 conference, "Latinos in Missouri: Uniting Cultures - Uniendo Culturas," focused on how the Latino population is becoming part of U.S. culture. The abstracts included in this book are a reflection of the discussions that were held during these three events. They provide a diverse array of resources for community groups, access to information for researchers and connections to those who share similar interests in understanding and affecting the changes happening in our communities. As you look through these pages, you might think about how your work could contribute to our broader understanding of how demographic changes are affecting the changes happening in our communities. As you look through these pages, you might think about how your work could contribute to our broader understanding of how demographic changes are affecting communities and consider participating in future Cambio de Colores conferences.