“Somos todos americanos,” said President Barack Obama, announcing on December 17, 2014 actions that, taken together, mean a whole new course for official U.S.-Cuban relations.
The Institute will use a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services grant to educate Spanish and Portuguese speakers about the Health Insurance Marketplace.
Impressive Achievements by the Gastón Institute’s Student Researchers, including graduations, grants and publications
Three faculty members spoke about their community-engaged scholarship, fitting the theme “Made in Boston, Ready for the World,” at the university’s annual Faculty Research Celebration.
Gastón Institute Researcher Presents Key Findings at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting
Collaborative Effort with Tufts, Dominican Development Center, and Brazilian Immigrant Center will study implications of transnationalism for culture and health.
Jim Canales Will Become the New President for the Barr Foundation in May 2014. The foundations an important supporter of the institute's research.
Sociology Professor Luis Jiménez Will Speak at 12:30 in the Healey Library
CPCS Professor Eduardo Siqueira, also coordinator of the Transnational Brazilian Project, traveled to Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, to start his research project "Health Profile of Returned Brazilian Immigrants." The project will be conducted in partnership with Univale.
As Catholics around the world celebrate Lent, a season of sacrifice and self-evaluation, the Gastón Institute at the University of Massachusetts Boston will host a lecture by Hosffman Ospino, a leading expert on the intersection of Catholicism and Latino culture.
The Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy
University of Massachusetts Boston
100 Morrissey Blvd.