Promoting Effective Civic Engagement through Leadership and Research

The Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy informs policymakers about issues vital to the state’s growing Latino community and provides the information and analysis necessary for effective participation in public policy development. Ever since it was established at UMass Boston in 1989, the institute has consistently documented the Latino experience in Massachusetts through research and publications directed at policy makers, scholarly audiences, and Latino community leaders and institutions. 

MIT Award Recipient Donates to LLOP
John Arroyo, the recipient of MIT Federal Credit Union People Help People Award for community service, has donated his award to the Latino Leadership Opportunity Program.