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Cambio Center News - January 2008

New Cambio Center fellow Rebecca G. Martínez

We welcome Becky Martínez, Visiting Assistant Professor in Psychological Sciences, and coordinator of the College of Arts and Sciences’  Multicultural Certificate (http://multicultural.missouri.edu/), as a Cambio Center fellow.

She is interested on identity, cultural knowledge, and health issues and the effects of assimilation on health, as well as  on reproductive health. More broadly, her interests include the experience of immigrant women from Mexico and Central America.  She speaks fluent Spanish.

Bienvenida, Becky. 

Cambio de Colores 2008 Conference

The Conference Planning Committee, under the leadership of fellow Lisa Flores, is giving the last touches to the conference’s program. The brochure will be sent to print soon. Registration is already open for this Seventh Annual meeting.  Details will be available at the conference website (www.cambiodecolores.org).

Also of interest:

Books at the Center

Available at the Cambio Center:

Publications of interest (available online)

The following is not fresh, but it includes a good discussion and also a wealth of references. You may want to download the 58-page PDF document, which includes a thorough bibliographical review of economic contributions of immigrants. Look for download links at the bottom of that page:

Resources:

WebJunction, an online community for library staff, has a valuable Spanish Language Outreach Program

Hispanic Yearbook - Anuario Hispano: An information resource guide for the Hispanic community, with lists and statistics on businesses, career guidance, education, media and health.  A Unique Resource and Referral Guide for and About Hispanic Americans. Advertising and marketing services specializing in Latino and African-American markets.