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DM7620, New June 2006

Cambio de Colores — Latinos in the Heartland: Connecting Research to Policy and Practice, Hoy y Mañana

Proceedings of the 2005 annual conference

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Get the PDFEdited by Stephen Jeanetta and Corinne Valdivia
Cambio Center

In 2005 the program is stressing efforts that impact policy-making and shape the practices being implemented in communities.  To what extent is research affecting policy? What kinds of programs and practices are resulting?  What are the policy implications of current and ongoing research efforts?

The presentations in the conference are mostly the result of a Call for Abstracts announced during the fall of 2004. The conference format includes five Plenary Sessions, and four blocks of concurrent breakout sessions addressing research, best practices, workshops and discussion panels on the themes of the conference. Also, there are poster and table display sessions, learning stations, and multiple opportunities for networking.

The five conference themes are:

This publication includes abstracts, as well as selected papers, on some of the topics discussed during the 2005 Cambio de Colores conference. Also included is a list of participants.

Session summaries and abstracts

Change and integration





Selected papers



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