Cambio Center News - March 2006
BROWN BAG: Upcoming seminar: Wednesday, March 15th, Noon, at the Cambio Center:
"Is Your Institution Sustainable?"
A presentation by T.R. (Tom) Marrero, Professor of Chemical Engineering, Cambio Center Fellow, current HLAFSA President.
- Cambio de Colores 2006 conference registration is now open. Remember that there is an early-bird registration through March 10th.
- The Achieving Health Equity Brown Bag Series presents:
Social Sources of Racial Disparities and Health, by Joy Williams, Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Division Chief, Office of Minority Health and Senior Services
The lecture will be held in MA217 (Acuff Auditorium at the MU School of Medicine) on Tuesday, March 7, from noon – 1 p.m.
- May 16th Fellows Meeting: Please, do not forget to mark your calendars for the Cambio Center Fellows lunch-time gathering. Start your brain engines to improve the Cambio Center!
- Mexico Study Abroad program info
As previously announced, Cambio Center fellow Anne Dannerbeck (Social Work) is leading a program for Morelia, Michoacán (May 14-June 25, 2006). The tag line: "Learn about the push factors of immigration, social justice, and human development in a different cultural setting." Flyer is now in the Cambio Center Web site. Or you may contact Anne Dannerbeck for details.
- Report: Important National Research Council publication just released (March 1)
Multiple Origins, Uncertain Destinies: Hispanics and the American Future (2006); Marta Tienda and Faith Mitchell, Editors, Committee on Transforming Our Common Destiny: Hispanics in the United States, National Research Council
This can be fully read on line, but page by page. It seems to be a very good "big-picture" summary of where we are with regards to the demographic changes.
Forum: Achieving Health Equity in Missouri
April 11, 2006 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Eric P. Newman Education Center
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis
Conference: Lineae Terrarum: International Borders, March/Marzo 27-30, 2006, Ciudad Juárez – El Paso – Las Cruces
hird annual MFH Health Summit takes place April 6 and 7 at the Capitol Plaza Hotel in Jefferson City.
Data: Poverty in MO - National Center for Children Poverty
- Report: The Impact of Latino Immigrants in Grand Rapids' Urban Development: A Social Capital Approach
by Marcelo Siles, Lindon J. Robison, Israel Cuéllar, Carlos Garcia, Sheila F. LaHousse
There is a wealth of other reports at the Julián Samora Research Institute Publications: