In the Media

UMass Boston dealt bad deal ›

Boston Herald | April 11, 2018
Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy named among the centers and institutes facing budget cuts in UMass Boston.

Mt. Ida deal frustrates students, professors at UMass Boston ›

Boston Globe | April 10, 2018
Lorna Rivera, associate professor of women’s and gender studies and latino studies and the director of the Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy, talks about the implications of Mt. Ida deal for UMass Boston.

Brazilian immigrants find ‘sense of welcome’ in South Shore ›

The Patriot Ledger | April 06, 2018
Eduardo Siqueira, associate professor of community development and planning, and the coordinator of the Transnational Brazilian Project at the Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy, consulted about the experience of Brazilians in Massachusetts.

Veterans protest UMass budget cuts ›

Bay State Banner | April 04, 2018
The Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy among centers and institutes facing UMass budget cuts.

UMass Boston budget cuts target academic research centers ›

Boston Globe | April 03, 2018
Lorna Rivera, associate professor of women’s and gender studies and latino studies and the director of the Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy, consulted about the situation of the Gastón Institute amid budget cuts.

‘We have not forgotten Puerto Rico’ says Sen. Elizabeth Warren,  6 months after Hurricane Maria ›

The Republican | March 20, 2018
Data from the Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy shows Springfield has 55,970 Puerto Rican residents.

Making Latinos In Massachusetts More ‘Visible’ ›

Under the Radar | March 16, 2018
Lorna Rivera, associate professor of women’s and gender studies and latino studies and the director of the Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy, talks about the underrepresentation of Latinos on high-power committees, nonprofit boards, and government offices.

Invisible in Any Language: Massachusetts Latinos Face Intense Inequality ›

The Boston Globe | March 09, 2018
According to an analysis of 2016 Census data by Phillip Granberry, a research associate for the Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy, only about half of Puerto Ricans age 16 and older are in the labor market.

Why Mass. Is Making a Third Attempt at Reforming English Language Ed ›

WBUR | August 09, 2017
Miren Uriarte, a retired professor of human services and current member of the Boston School Committee, talks about Massachusetts' checkered history of serving students for whom English is not a first language.

A dream imagined: Race, ethnicity and the struggle for Boston’s future on May 20 ›

Sampan | May 17, 2017
A coalition of UMass Boston institutes studying race and ethnicity will host an all-day conference called “A Dream Imagined: Race, Ethnicity and the Struggle for Boston’s Future” on May 20 in the Campus Center.

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