Institute for Latino Studies Sponsored Research and Publications Archive

Collection Details Full Record

Description

The Institute for Latino Studies has sponsored research and scholarship on the role of Latinos in the ongoing transformation of U.S. society overall and of Metropolitan Chicago and Northwest Indiana, in particular. Reports and policy and research briefs are available for download.

Subject

Religion

Children and Youth

Immigration and Transnationalism

Family and Households

Gender

Heathcare

Citizenship and Civic Partnership

Education

Regional Research

Labor and the Economy

Search CurateND

Search criteria:

Collection: Institute for Latino Studies Sponsored Research and Publications Archive remove × Type of Work: Report remove ×
Clear all

List of files deposited in CurateND that match your search criteria

  • Author(s):
    Sylvia Puente, Berenice Alejo
    Abstract:

    Summary of 2007 Suburban Latino Roundtables in four towns with new Mexican immigrant settlement. The Institute for Latino Studies led workshops for municipal officials, educators, mayors, and community and faith leaders. Recommends strategies to better lead and assist Latino communities in realms of housing affordability and availability, parental investment in education, social services for Latinos, particularly in new immigrant communities.

    Date Created:
    2007-11-01
    Resource Type
    Report
  • Author(s):
    Sandra del Toro, Silvia Villa, Sylvia Puente, Berenice Alejo
    Abstract:

    A report on new Latino settlement in suburban Chicago towns of Melrose Park, Bellwood, Stone Park, Maywood, and Northlake sponsored the Community Alliance a volunteer coalition working on behalf of the growing Latino population. Examines issues of poverty, language, and housing. Based on data from American Community Survey and Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning.

    Date Created:
    2010-12-01
    Resource Type
    Report
  • Author(s):
    Roger Knight, Berenice Alejo
    Abstract:

    Directory of Latino-serving and Latino-led nonprofit organizations in the metropolitan Chicago area, demographic overview of the Latino population, chronicle of local Latino history, and profile of Latino groups by country of origin and by residence patterns. Berenice Alejo with demographic data provided by Roger Knight. prepared for The Chicago Community Trust by the Center for Metropolitan Chicago Initiatives

    Date Created:
    2008-01-01
    Resource Type
    Report