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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. Click here to register [...]

By | 2017-09-19T17:20:56+00:00 September 8th, 2017|News & Events|0 Comments

Changing the National Conversation on Diversity to Create Inclusive Environments in Higher Education: A Summit on Strategies for Success from Postdocs to Presidents (2017-2019); PI: Dr. Ruth Enid Zambrana. Funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

In collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania, a summit is being planned to convene thought leaders, high level administrative leaders and influencers in higher education to engage in a conversation on what are the successful practices that can produce, promote and sustain principles of the life and quality arc of diversity, equity and inclusion [...]

By | 2017-09-05T19:45:10+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Current Research, Funded Research|0 Comments

Latino Employees at UMD: Assessing their Health Needs to Promote Health and Well-Being (2016-2018); PIs: Dr. Mary Garza, Dr. Lesliam Quirós-Alcalá; Co-Is: Dr. Kathleen Stewart, Dr. Ruth Enid Zambrana. Funded by UMD Tier-1 Seed Grant.

In the U.S., chronic diseases are the leading cause of death and disabilities. Racial/ethnic health disparities are prevalent particularly among Latino populations who bear a disproportionate burden of chronic diseases and disability when compared with non-Hispanic Whites. Given the size and rapid growth of this population, identifying key modifiable risk factors is critical to [...]

By | 2017-09-05T19:45:55+00:00 June 27th, 2017|Current Research, Funded Research, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Latino Employees at UMD: Assessing their Health Needs to Promote Health and Well-Being (2016-2018); PIs: Dr. Mary Garza, Dr. Lesliam Quirós-Alcalá; Co-Is: Dr. Kathleen Stewart, Dr. Ruth Enid Zambrana. Funded by UMD Tier-1 Seed Grant.

Diversify the Faculty, Transform the Institution: Learning from the Work-Life Experiences of African American, Latina/o and Native American Faculty (2014-2016).

Diverse college faculty play an integral role in advancing new knowledge and fostering pluralistic perspectives among young change agents that will advance equity in a diverse and global society. While greater numbers of underrepresented minority (URM) students are filling college and university classrooms, URM faculty representation lags far behind. African American/Blacks, Mexican Americans, Puerto [...]

By | 2017-09-05T18:02:56+00:00 June 27th, 2017|Funded Research, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Diversify the Faculty, Transform the Institution: Learning from the Work-Life Experiences of African American, Latina/o and Native American Faculty (2014-2016).

National Latina Entrepreneurship: Implications for Family Asset Building (2015-2017); PI: Dr. Ruth Enid Zambrana. Funded by The New Economics for Women (NEW).

This one-year exploratory grant supports the planning, coordination and completion of a pilot study on the growth of Latina entrepreneurs in the United States. The research is being conducted in preparation for a national mixed methods study. The goals of the study are to examine the economic drivers of entrepreneurial activity in major urban areas [...]

By | 2017-09-05T19:46:41+00:00 June 27th, 2017|Current Research, Funded Research, Uncategorized|Comments Off on National Latina Entrepreneurship: Implications for Family Asset Building (2015-2017); PI: Dr. Ruth Enid Zambrana. Funded by The New Economics for Women (NEW).