Latinos in the Heartland: Building Bridges, Dialogue, and Opportunity.

Recent Submissions

  • Characterizing contemporary U.S. immigration : three types of rural Mexican migrants 

    Smith, Jeffrey S. (University of Missouri Cambio Center, 2017)
    The U.S. prides itself as being a country of immigrants. Yet, each successive wave of newly arriving people has been accompanied by stresses and strains within American society. Likewise, each wave of immigrants has been ...
  • An exploration of Indiana's English language learner language programming models 

    Mullaney, Trish Morita; Burke, April M. (University of Missouri Cambio Center, 2017)
    Indiana provides a unique context for the study of English learner (EL) K-12 language program models, as it is home to the nation's second fastest growing EL population (Migration Policy Institute, 2010). Despite exponential ...
  • Lady researchers : mapping urban community and learning spaces 

    McNelly, Carla A.; Dawson, Carla A.; Bruna, Katherine Richardson (University of Missouri Cambio Center, 2017)
    This paper documents a collaborative research project with middle and high school young women during an afterschool program at Children and Urban Family Movement (CFUM) in Des Moines, Iowa. A research team consisting of ...
  • La construcción de identidad de padres-madres y maestros en contextos bilingües 

    Inzunza, Jorge; Byrnes, Meredith; Albiter, Rafaela; Bell-Jimenez, Cynthia; Crist, Mary; Jesberger, Catherine; Liu, Katrina; Solis, Berenice (University of Missouri Cambio Center, 2017)
    Los programas de lenguaje dual, también llamado educación bilingüe, no sólo implican cambios pedagógico-didácticos para una comunidad, sino también importantes transformaciones culturales, que muchas veces no son dimensionadas. ...
  • The construction of parent and teacher identities in bilingual settings 

    Inzunza, Jorge; Byrnes, Meredith; Albiter, Rafaela; Bell-Jimenez, Cynthia; Crist, Mary; Jesberger, Catherine; Liu, Katrina; Solis, Berenice (University of Missouri Cambio Center, 2017)
    The implementation of dual language programs, also called bilingual education, in a community not only involve pedagogical and didactic changes, but also offer important and often not measured cultural transformations. In ...
  • Welcoming Latino youth to California 4-H! 

    Fábregas Janeiro, María G.; Horrillo, Shannon J. (University of Missouri Cambio Center, 2017)
    The University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR) invested close to $2,000,000 over a period of three years to welcome Latino youth, families and volunteers to 4-H. The counties selected ...
  • Human trafficking of Latino immigrants : our responsibility as social workers 

    Dirks, April; Hinton, Stormy (University of Missouri Cambio Center, 2017)
    This paper is designed for helping professionals who work with Latino families and are concerned about human trafficking of Latino children. The prevalence of trafficking in the United States, specifically trafficking of ...
  • 4-H as a culturally responsive program : building an afterschool 4-H program that engages Latino youth and parents in Sacramento, CA 

    Diaz Carrasco, Claudia P.; Bird, Marianne (University of Missouri Cambio Center, 2017)
    In a richly diverse state -- and one where no single ethnic group makes a clear majority -- the University of California 4-H Youth Development Program (CA 4-H YDP) is proposing new program structures to attract and serve ...
  • The changing face of students : meeting language, academic, and social needs of recent immigrant youth 

    Cardwell, Jamie; Arango, Karina (University of Missouri Cambio Center, 2017)
    Relocation across national borders poses unique challenges and possibilities to newcomer immigrant students. As they enter new schools, newcomer students face a number of challenges in their adjustment. School districts ...
  • The first two community ID programs in the Midwest : organizing, evaluation, and community health in Johnson County, IA and Washtenaw County, mi 

    A-wan, Irund; Baquero, Barbara; Cowan, Keta; Daniel-Ulloa, Jason; LeBrón, Alana; Lopez, William D.; Martinez, Mayra Elena; Mendoza, Marlén; Novak, Nicole L.; Santana, Xiomara; Smith, Rosamond; Temrowski, Olivia (University of Missouri Cambio Center, 2017)
    The post-9/11 sociopolitical climate has led to an increase in anti-immigrant policies and practices, including the federal REAL ID Act of 2005, which established standards requiring proof of "legal presence" for state ...
  • Latinos in the heartland : building bridges, dialogue, and opportunity 

    University of Missouri Cambio Center (University of Missouri Cambio Center, 2017)
    The 15th Cambio de Colores Conference was held in 2016 with the theme “Latinos in the Heartland: Building Bridges, Dialogue, and Opportunity”. The Latino population continues to grow across the Midwest, and the question ...