Institute for Latino Studies Sponsored Research and Publications Archive

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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.

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Religion

Children and Youth

Immigration and Transnationalism

Family and Households

Gender

Heathcare

Citizenship and Civic Partnership

Education

Regional Research

Labor and the Economy

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  • 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
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    Public
    Resource Type
    Report
  • Author(s):
    Verónica Castro, Martha Zurita, Eva Serrano, Sylvia Puente
    Abstract:

    Discusses Latinos’ access to education and effects on upward mobility. Explores why Latinos are the least formally educated group in the nation today, and why many Latino youth lack basic skills and knowledge required for economic and social mobility. Case study in Cicero, Ill.

    Date Created:
    2004-03-01
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    Public
    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
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    Public
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    Report