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  • Exploring individual, family, and community factors predicting business success in Hispanic and Latino experiences 

    Saladin-Subero, Rosann (University of Missouri--Columbia. Cambio Center, 2012)
    This research examines what selected individual, family, and community factors best predict Hispanic/Latino male and female entrepreneurs? engagement in entrepreneurial activities and business success. In this study, ...
  • Immigration enforcement in America's Heartland 

    Pedroza, Juan Manuel (University of Missouri--Columbia. Cambio Center, 2012)
    America's Heartland is now home to surging immigrant populations that buoy state and local communities. Rather than explore how to integrate foreign-born newcomers, state and local leaders (e.g., legislators, law enforcement ...
  • Involving Immigrant Latino Farmers in Local Food Systems A Community Capitals Approach 

    Emery, Mary; Thompson, Diego; Prado-Meza, Claudia M.; Flora, Jan; Flora, Cornelia (2012)
    Using the community capital framework, this study analyzes two projects that engage immigrants (Latinos) in gardening. The first project focuses on creation and implementation of a farm incubator program for both immigrant ...
  • Latina's educational endeavors past, present and future 

    Vasquez Case, Christina; Vasquez, Karol Gil (University of Missouri--Columbia. Cambio Center, 2012)
    Thirty years ago, MANA de Kansas City was established as a grassroots organization promoting social capital and educational development for Latinas in the Kansas City metropolitan area. This grass roots organization promotes ...
  • Mental health response to Spanish-speaking telephone callers: Secret shopper study 

    Eddy, Bruce A.; Mora, Mercedes (University of Missouri--Columbia. Cambio Center, 2012)
    Our past information-gathering on public mental health agencies in Jackson County, Missouri identified 12 agencies who reported providing Spanish-language mental health services. To look more closely at these agencies' ...
  • Naturalization: The official integration 

    Millona, Eva A. (University of Missouri--Columbia. Cambio Center, 2012)
    While the nation has focused on the border and questions about the undocumented, the local population of both immigrants and the receiving community experience the issue of newcomers by their integration, participation ...
  • The policy dimensions of the context of reception for immigrants (and Latinos) in the Midwest 

    Martinez, Rubén; Buntin, Jennifer Tello; Escalante, William (University of Missouri--Columbia. Cambio Center, 2012)
    Latino/as comprise approximately 16.1% of the nation's population (Grieco, 2010). Approximately 37.2% of Latino/as are foreign-born, comprising approximately 6.0% of the nation's population. Nationally, the number of ...
  • Porous spheres: Direct observation of interethnic interaction in a small midwestern community 

    Kuchinski, Ann Marie (University of Missouri--Columbia. Cambio Center, 2012)
    Indications of community integration in rural communities, where there has been a large increase of immigrants, are largely based on survey and interview responses of community members. However, as an anthropologist, I ...
  • Reducing racial and ethnic disparities in the Juenile Justice System: A blueprint for community engagement and action 

    Patterson, Christine M.; Janku, Anne Dannerbeck (University of Missouri--Columbia. Cambio Center, 2012)
    This presentation will discuss the approach we have taken as part of a statewide initiative to reduce Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) in the Missouri Juvenile Justice System. DMC looks at the experiences of minority ...
  • A success program that involves Latino volunteers 

    Morales, Sonia G. (University of Missouri--Columbia. Cambio Center, 2012)
    Hispanics represent the fastest growing ethnic group with a culturally, demographically, and geographically diverse population. For opportunities to be beneficial to the Latino community, it is essential to provide ...
  • Transnationalism and Housing and Health Risks of Rural Latino Immigrant Families 

    Greder, Kimberly; Cook, Christine C. (2012)
    In-depth interviews with rural low-income Mexican immigrant mothers explored "How, if at all, do the housing and health issues of rural Latino immigrant families vary based on level of transnationalism?" Transnationalism ...