UMass Boston

Beyond the University

Cosecha Massachusetts
Somos parte del movimiento Cosecha luchando por la dignidad, respeto, y protección permanente de los inmigrantes en los EEUU.

Hyde Square Task Force
The Hyde Square Task Force amplifies the power, creativity, and voices of youth, connecting them to Afro-Latino culture and heritage so they can create a diverse, vibrant Latin Quarter and build a just, equitable Boston.

Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción
In 1968, the Puerto Rican community of the Parcel 19 in the South End organized, and with the support of hundreds of protesters, they fought to stop the displacement they were facing. They finally won this battle and created IBA, which not only allowed them to stay in the neighborhood but also gave them the right to control and develop their community.

The Meeting Point
The Meeting Point is committed to meeting the needs of underserved populations, particularly GLBTQ identified individuals, people who have experienced trauma, and those with physical and/or emotional disabilities.

City Life/Vida Urbana
This grassroots community organization is committed to fighting for racial, social and economic justice and gender equality by building working class power.

Beyond Boston and Virtual

Black Latinas Know Collective (BLKC)
The Black Latinas Know Collective is a collective of Black Latina scholars,producers of innovative  knowledge, contributors to the study of Latinidad and blackness.

Centro: Center for Puerto Rican Studies
Founded in 1973 by a coalition of faculty, students, and community leaders, Centro is the only university-based research institute solely devoted to the interdisciplinary study of the Puerto Rican experience in the United States.

CUNY Dominican Studies Institute
The Dominican Studies Institute of the City University of New York is the nation's first university-based research institute devoted to the study of people of Dominican descent in the United States and other parts of the world.

Hemispheric Institute
The Hemispheric Institute connects artists, scholars, and activists from across the Americas and creates new avenues for collaboration and action. Focusing on social justice, we research politically engaged performance and amplify it through gatherings, courses, publications, archives, residencies, and events.

The Latinx Project at NYU
The Latinx Project at New York University explores and promotes U.S. Latinx Art, Culture and Scholarship through creative and interdisciplinary programs.

Mapping Indigenous Los Angeles
Uncovering multiple layers of indigenous Los Angeles through digital storytelling and oral history with community leaders, youth and elders from indigenous communities throughout the city.

UCLA Center for Labor Research and Education, Dream Resource Center
The work of the Dream Resource Center is critical to ensure immigrant youth continue to be at the forefront of the national conversations that directly impact their lives and families. We believe that young people deserve the right to learn, be healthy, and pursue their dreams – regardless of immigration status.