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Cambio de Colores — Latinos in the Heartland: Proceedings of the 2009 Annual Conference

Editor's note
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Get the PDFEdited by Stephen Jeanetta and Corinne Valdivia
Cambio Center

Cambio de Colores as a yearly event aims to strengthen the networks of community organizers, extension professionals, academics, and public and private-sector institutions focused on communities that are changing as a result of newcomer settlements, seeking to facilitate the integration of Latinos in the Midwest.

This publication includes abstracts, as well as selected papers, on some of the topics discussed during the 2009 Cambio de Colores conference. Also included is a list of participants.

Session summaries and abstracts

Education

  • Multilingual Interpreting Services: A Leadership Program at a Kansas City, Mo., School District
  • SIM, The Game of Education. How to Reduce K-12 Dropouts on Underserved - At Risk Students in Urban Areas
  • Embracing el Cambio de Colores: A Teacher Movement for Interethnic Integration
  • Re-examining Citizenship: Best Practices of St. Louis Spanish Immersion Language Schools
  • EPSILEN WEB 2.0 Platform: the Experience of the Kansas City Latino Communities Group
  • Seeds of Change in a Small Town
  • Reading, Writing and Technology: Preliminary Results from a Bilingual Reading and Computer Literacy Program in Lincoln, Neb.
  • Improving Latino School Readiness with Summer English Instruction
  • At the State's and the Nation's Service: the Land Grant University in the Twenty-First Century, Challenges and Possibilities
  • Innovations: Tools for the Classroom
  • Recent Education Demographics of Hispanics in Higher Education Institutions
  • Oregon 4-H Latino Outreach Successful Programs and Practices
  • Welcoming Initiatives: Changing the Atmosphere for Immigrants

Change and integration

  • Integration of Immigrants in Small Midwestern Communities
  • Enriching Public Discourse on Latino Immigration: Report on a Collaborative Extension Services Initiative at Purdue University
  • A Workshop on the 2010 Census
  • Pride and Prejudice on the Prairie: The Role of Community Pride in the Acculturation Strategies of Recent Immigrants and Long-term Residents of a Rural Nebraska Community
  • Networks and Context of Reception in Accumulation Strategies of Latinos in Rural Communities of the Midwest: a Quantitative Analysis
  • The Importance of Social Networks on Latino Immigrants' Well-being in Rural Missouri
  • Developing Social Capital: Latino Immigrants in Three Rural Communities in the Midwest
  • Using Technology to Build Survival Skills Among Latino Migrants
  • Empowerment of Latino Immigrants through Farming: A Community Capitals Approach
  • Is It a Jungle Out There? Meat Packing, Immigrants and Rural Communities
  • Latinos of Tomorrow: Reaching Out to Latino Youth in Kansas City Urban Core

Youth, families and community

  • Latino Immigrant Preferences for Child Care in Central Illinois
  • Mexican Consulate: Programs and Initiatives for Youth, Families and Communities
  • Familias En Accion: Violence Prevention Project
  • Perceptions of Community Climate Among Latino Immigrants in Three Rural Communities in the Midwest
  • Stop the Cycle of Domestic Violence
  • Finding and Supporting Waldo: Report on a Demonstrative Project
  • Connecting for Families: Healthy Relationship Programming for Low-Resource Latino Families
  • Coping Across Cultural Context
  • The Role of Culture in Raising Children
  • Ozark Regional Alliance Informational Video Series Pilot Project

Health

  • A Community-based Participatory Approach to Tobacco Cessation Research with Rural Minnesota Latino Communities
  • Building Capacity in Rural Latino Communities to Address Health Disparities
  • The Half-empty Glass: Exploring the Value of State-Level Data on Hispanic Health Disparities
  • La Clínica: Tu hogar médico
  • Promotoras de Salud: A Community-based Approach to Health Literacy in Boone County, Mo.
  • Sexual Health in Latino Adolescents
  • Missouri Telehealth Interpretation Project (MOTIP)
  • U.S. Race Politics: Learning from the African American Experience
  • National Origin Discrimination Prevention
  • HB1549 - Missouri's New Immigration Law

Civil rights

  • Representation of Immigrants and Other Social Actors in a Missouri Newspaper: A Linguistic Analysis
  • Putting ICE on Ice: Immigration and Customs Enforcement Raids in Marshalltown and Postville, Iowa —
  • Impacts and Disaster Preparedness
  • Patria Grande: The Case for an Open-Door Homeland in Argentina

Selected papers

  • U.S. Race Politics: Learning from the Experiences of African Americans
  • Re-examining Citizenship: Best practices of St. Louis Spanish Immersion Schools
  • Representation of Immigrants and Other Social Actors in a Local Missouri Newspaper: a Linguistic Analysis
  • Reading, Writing, and Technology: Preliminary Results from a Bilingual Reading and Computer Literacy Program in Lincoln, Neb.
  • Finding and Supporting Waldo: Report on a Demonstrative Project
  • Asset Accumulation Strategies of Latino Immigrants in Three Rural Missouri Communities in the Midwest: a Series of Four Papers
  • Perceptions of Community Climate Among Latino Immigrants in Three Rural Communities in the Midwest
  • Developing social capitals: Latino immigrants in three rural Missouri communities
  • Networks and Context of Reception in Accumulation Strategies of Latinos in Rural Communities of the Midwest: a Quantitative Analysis
  • The Importance of Social Networks on Latino Immigrants' Well-being in Rural Missouri

Keywords

  • Immigration
  • Research
  • Best practices
  • Policy
  • Immigrants

Pages

  • 80