State of Hispanic Race and Ethnicity: Census 2020 Changes and Implications for Addressing Social Inequality

This half-day conference focuses on the conceptual, methodological and policy implications of combining the race and ethnicity categories in the 2020 U.S. Census. Scholars,  researchers, practitioners, community members, and policy makers will dialogue about the use of racial and ethnic data for interrogating social inequalities, particularly among diverse Latina/o/x communities.

Registration is closed

The event will be recorded and posted on the CRGE website at a later date. It will not be live-streamed.

Follow the conversation online with #CRGECensus2020

Read about our panelists and moderators here:

Familiarize yourself with some essential reading in advance of the symposium:

Check out recent news related to changes to the census:

Speakers include:
Darrick Hamilton, The New School
Tanya K. Hernandez, Fordham University
Howard Hogan, US Census Bureau
Nicholas A. Jones, US Census Bureau
Mark Hugo López, Pew Research Center
Nancy López, University of New Mexico
Michael Rendell, Maryland Population Research Center
Rogelio Saenz, University of Texas at San Antonio
Carlo Sanchez, Maryland General Assembly
Andrea Senteno, Mexican-American Legal Defense and Educational Fund
Bonnie Thornton Dill, University of Maryland
Armando Trull, National Public Radio
Gustavo Velasquez, The Urban Institute
Andrés Villarreal, University of Maryland
Ruth Enid Zambrana, University of Maryland

Parking Information

If you are driving to campus, visitor parking is available in the Union Lane Garage, which is across the street from the Stamp Student Union Building where the symposium will be held. The parking rate is $3 per hour or $15 maximum daily rate.  Directions to campus by car and train are listed at this website.

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