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  • 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.
  • 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.
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