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Fifteenth Annual Conference
Latinos in the Heartland: Building Bridges, Dialogue, and Opportunity
June 8-10, 2016
Columbia, Missouri

 Last Updated: 2 November, 2015

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Conference Library

The University of Missouri has published, so far, ten volumes of books of Proceedings of the Cambio de Colores conferences. Also, this website has access to over 300 abstracts, presentations, and papers submitted by authors over the years.

Books of Proceedings

These books have information on state-of-the-art research and best practices in Education, Civil Rights, Health care, Community Change and Integration, Demographic data. A must-have for people working with immigrant issues in Missouri and the Heartland. Printed books are distributed during the conference and are also available to visitors of the Cambio Center. Electronic full copies are free and available for download at the Cambio Center's Publications page.

The published books are:

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Proceedings 2014 (Published June 2015)

Stephen Jeanetta and Corinne Valdivia (eds.)
Cambio de Colores: Latinos in the Heartland: Growing Together in New Destination Areas. Proceedings of the 13th Annual Conference: Columbia, Missouri | June 25-27, 2014

Published by the Cambio Center, University of Missouri, (84 pp.)

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Proceedings 2013 (Published June 2014)

Stephen Jeanetta and Corinne Valdivia (eds.)
Cambio de Colores: Latinos in the Heartland. Proceedings of the 12th Annual Conference: Positive Steps Toward a Pluralist Society. St. Louis, Missouri | June 12-14, 2013
Published by the Cambio Center, University of Missouri, June, 2013 (128 pp.)

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Proceedings 2012 (Published June 2013)

Stephen Jeanetta and Corinne Valdivia (eds.)
Cambio de Colores: Latinos in the Heartland Proceedings of the 11th Annual Conference: At the Crossroads:¿Incorporation or Marginalization? Columbia, Missouri | June 13-15, 2012
Published by the Cambio Center, University of Missouri, June, 2013 (142 pp.)

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Proceedings 2011 (Published June 2012)

Stephen Jeanetta and Corinne Valdivia (eds.)
Cambio de Colores: Latinos in the Heartland. Proceedings of the 10th Annual Conference: Migration and Shifting Human Landscapes. Kansas City, Missouri | June 8-10, 2011
Published by the Cambio Center, University of Missouri, June, 2012 (118 pp.)

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Download full 2011 book, free of charge (PDF file - 613 Kb)

Proceedings 2010 (Published June 2011)

Stephen Jeanetta and Corinne Valdivia (eds.)
Cambio de Colores: Latinos in the Heartland. Proceedings of the Ninth Annual Conference: Latinos and Immigrants in Midwestern Communities Columbia, Missouri | May 24-26, 2010
Published by the Cambio Center, University of Missouri, June, 2011 (95 pp.)

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Proceedings 2009 (Published April 2010)

Stephen Jeanetta and Corinne Valdivia (eds.)
Cambio de Colores Latinos in the Heartland Proceedings of the 2009 annual conference
Published by the Cambio Center, University of Missouri, April, 2010 (80 pp.)

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Download full 2009 book free of charge (PDF file - 470 Kb)

Abstracts 2006, 2007, 2008 (Published April 2010)

Stephen Jeanetta and Corinne Valdivia (eds.)
Cambio de Colores - Latinos in Missouri. Cambio de Colores Conference Abstracts. Latinos in Missouri: Beyond Borders, 2006. Latinos in Missouri: Everyone Together—Todos Juntos, 2007. Latinos in Missouri: Uniting Cultures—Uniendo Culturas, 2008.
Published by the Cambio Center, University of Missouri, April, 2010 (72 pp.)

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Proceedings 2005

Stephen Jeanetta and Corinne Valdivia (eds.)
Cambio de Colores - Latinos in Missouri: Connecting Research to Policy and Practice, Hoy y Mañana - Proceedings of the 2005 annual conference
Published by the Cambio Center, University of Missouri, April, 2009 (88 pp.)

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Proceedings 2004 and 2003

Stephen Jeanetta and Corinne Valdivia (eds.)
Cambio de Colores. Latinos in Missouri: Gateway to a New Community. Proceedings of the 2004 annual conference including selected papers from 2003.

Published by University of Missouri Extension in cooperation with the Cambio Center, University of Missouri-Columbia, March 2007. (132 pp.)

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Proceedings 2002

Sylvia R. Lazos Vargas, School of Law & Stephen C. Jeanetta, Community Development Extension Program, University of Missouri-Columbia: Cambio de Colores. Immigration of Latinos to Missouri, MU Extension, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2002. Foreword by Dr. Manuel Pacheco. (Available online for download, or from Extension Publications, phone 1-800-292-0969.)

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Available papers, abstracts and presentations

Papers, abstracts and articles of the first eleven conferences are available in the following lists.

Programs of past conferences

The program pages of the past conferences show the breadth and depth of the research and best practices discussed annually, as well as links to much of the conference material.