The Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy

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  • Report: Better results needed from those working on problems facing Hispanic community ›

    El Pueblo Latino, June 30, 2011

    Article on the Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy's report “Latinos in Massachusetts: Focus on Springfield.”, concluding that better results are needed from those working on problems faced by the Hispanic community in Springfield.
  • Puerto Rican parade and festival to be held at Big E in West Springfield ›

    The Republican, June 15, 2011

    Article on the Puerto Rican parade and festival in West Springfield, which is being sponsored in part by the Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy.
  • Gastón Institute to Release Report on English-Language Learners and Special Education Programs ›

    Hispanic Outlook Magazine, May 25, 2011

    Miren Uriarte, professor of human services and community studies and a senior research associate at the Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy, is quoted in this article on the Gastón Institute’s report on English language learners who identify as having a learning disability.
  • More Mass. English learners ID’ d as special ed ›

    Associated Press, May 25, 2011

    Article on the Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy’s report showing the number of English language learners who identify as having a learning disability has more than doubled in the last decade in Massachusetts.
  • Yoel Camayd-Freixas, 62, driven advocate in Hispanic community ›

    Boston Globe, May 09, 2011

    Miren Uriarte, professor of human services and community studies and a senior research associate at the Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy, is quoted in this obituary of social psychologist Yoel Camayd-Freixas.
  • Diversity thrives ›

    Telegram & Gazette, May 01, 2011

    Phillip Granberry, a research associate at the Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy, is quoted in this article on Census Bureau statistics that indicate steady growth in the Latino population across the state and in Worcester County.
  • Census 2010: Hispanics boost Massachusetts population ›

    The Republican, March 28, 2011

    Maria Idalí Torres, director of the Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy, is quoted in this article about the Census numbers released last week.
  • Report: Massachusetts faulted on Latino student education ›

    Associated Press, January 26, 2011

    An article on "The State of Latinos and Education in Massachusetts: 2010", a new report released by the Gastón Institute. According to the report, Latino students in Massachusetts are missing an average of nearly three weeks of school a year and have lower high school graduation rates than other ethnic groups.
  • The Commission on Civil Rights has its hands full ›

    Rumbo, July 22, 2010

    Miren Uriarte, Founder and Senior Researcher at the Gastón Institute, is quoted in this article on a hearing about bilingual education issues in Massachusetts, held at Lawrence Library. Members of the Massachusetts Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights heard from government officials, advocates and the community, including Miren Uriarte and Mary Lou Bergeron, Lawrence Interim Superintendent of Schools.
  • State’s Democratic Party launches push to lure Latinos ›

    Boston.com, February 26, 2010

    María Idalí Torres, Director of the Gastón Institute, is quoted in this article about the Massachusetts Democratic Party's effort to attract Latino voters, after candidate Martha Coakley was defeated by Republican Scott Brown. Analysts suggest that Coakley's campaign didn't target Latino neighborhoods and Spanish-language media.
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