Students Recommend Changes to City’s Website to Reflect Boston’s Neighborhoods

Colleen Locke | June 25, 2018

Undergraduate students in UMass Boston’s Latino Leadership Opportunity Program (LLOP) met with representatives from multiple city departments at Boston City Hall last month with their recommendations on how to better represent the city’s residents through the city website,

Native American Artwork on Exhibit in Healey Gallery

Vanessa Chatterley | February 05, 2018

The Native American Resilience Through Art exhibit opened on February 1 in the Grossman Gallery.

Joint Seminar Looks at the Role of Educational Institutions in Serving Populations in Need

Kaitlin Thurlow | August 15, 2017

Summer Abroad: UMass Boston’s College of Public and Community Service and the University of Limerick Collaborate on Immigrant and Refugee Integration

From the Cover of TIME to UMass Boston’s JFK Winner: Daniela Bravo-Terkia a Voice for Immigrants

Colleen Locke | May 23, 2017

This year's JFK Award winner is Daniela Bravo-Terkia, who has dedicated her time at UMass Boston to making sure undocumented students like her don’t feel pressured to hide. The JFK Award is the highest honor a UMass Boston undergraduate can receive.

WGS Faculty Contributes to Welfare Reform Syllabus

Brittany Downey, Department Manager, WGS | August 22, 2016

Professor Lorna Rivera works with national campaign to promote awareness

Gastón Institute Researchers and Students Present at the Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meeting

Pablo Goldbarg | March 18, 2016

A Gastón Institute's interdisciplinary group present at ESS2016 topics spanning social justice, religion and health disparities in the U.S. and Latin America

UMass Boston Research Scholar Assesses Working Conditions for Waste Pickers in Sao Pãulo, Brazil

Colleen Locke | March 11, 2016

Ana Maria Maniero Moreira spent the last year at UMass Boston looking at recycling practices in Boston to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of two recycling collaboratives in São Paulo, Brazil.

Professor Eduardo Siqueira Named to Office of New Bostonians Advisory Board

Zach Herman | February 02, 2016

The city agency offers assistance to immigrant and newcomer communities in Boston

Gastón Institute Gathers Broad Coalition to Discuss Latino Challenges, Opportunities

Zach Herman | June 18, 2015

The 2015 Regional Meeting, which returned to Boston this summer, drew more than 100 people and representatives of 45 government and civic organizations.

A Civic Engagement Class Makes Inroads in the Jamaica Plain Community and Beyond

Kaitlin Thurlow | May 26, 2015

One community inspires students to make a difference through grass roots involvement

The Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy

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