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  • UMass Medical School in Worcester receives $6 million grant to reduce health disparities in low ... ›

    MassLive, July 30, 2012

    Article on the $6.7 million grant awarded to UMass Medical School to collaborate with UMass Boston to establish the UMass Center for Health Equity Intervention Research mentions that a Springfield-based center will be led by Maria Idali Torres, director of the Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy.
  • Líderes discuten problemas de Lawrence ›

    Siglo 21, June 29, 2012

    Coverage in Spanish of "Latinos in Massachusetts: Focus on Lawrence", an event organized by the Gastón Institute at NECC Riverwalk, Lawrence, MA. The article names Professor María Idalí Torres, Professor Phillip Granberry and Research Associate Faye Karp, from the Gastón Institute, among the leaders that discussed relevant information about Latinos in Lawrence, including economic, health and education data.
  • Whole Foods study to focus on Latino impact ›

    Jamaica Plain Gazette, May 11, 2012

    Associate Professor of Sociology Glenn Jacobs is quoted in this article on plans by the Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy to study the impact of a new Whole Foods Market in Jamaica Plain on the local Latino community.
  • Gastón Institute to study Hi-Lo/Whole Foods controversy ›

    Boston Bulletin, May 10, 2012

    Gastón Institute's Research Communication and Dissemination Coordinator Pablo Goldbarg is quoted in this article featured in front page about plans by the Institute to study the impact of a new Whole Foods Market in Jamaica Plain on the local Latino community. Associate Professor of Sociology Glenn Jacobs is also mentioned.
  • Hub institute to study Hi-Lo Foods closure, Whole Foods opening in Jamaica Plain ›

    Boston.com, May 01, 2012

    Article on plans by the Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy to study the impact of the closure of local Latino-specialty grocer Hi-Lo Foods in Jamaica Plain and its replacement with a Whole Foods.
  • JP prof to head Whole Foods study ›

    Jamaica Plain Gazette, April 27, 2012

    Pablo Goldbarg, research communication and dissemination coordinator for the Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy, is quoted in this article about plans for Associate Professor of Sociology Glenn Jacobs to lead a study for the center on the impact of Whole Foods Market in Jamaica Plain.
  • Boston to kick off school-assignment overhaul, tap two dozen to advisory committee ›

    Boston Globe, February 15, 2012

    Article on the formation of an advisory committee that will make recommendations on changing the way the City of Boston assigns students to schools mentions that Miren Uriarte, professor of human services and community studies and senior research associate at the Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy, will serve on the committee.
  • Latino institute to study Whole Foods ›

    Jamaica Plain Gazette, February 03, 2012

    Pablo Goldbarg of the Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy is quoted in this article about plans for a Whole Foods market in Jamaica Plain.
  • JPNC tries new Whole Foods strategy ›

    Jamaica Plain Gazette, December 02, 2011

    The Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy is mentioned in this article on the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council’s debate about a recently opened Whole Foods grocery store.
  • OPS buys 8,000 diversity manuals ›

    Omaha World-Herald, July 10, 2011

    Article on the Omaha Public Schools’ purchase of manuals on how to become more culturally sensitive cites a study by the Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy, which says schools need to identify obstacles to learning embedded in school culture, policies, and practices.
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