Cambio de Colores
Latinos in the Heartland
May 18-20, 2009
St. Louis, Missouri
A Multi-State Conference about Integration of Immigrants
University of Missouri - St. Louis
Organized by the University of Missouri’s Cambio Center
in cooperation with the Multistate Research Project "Latinos and Immigrants in Midwestern Communities" – North Central Regional Center for Rural Development.
Conference Presentation Handouts
- Presentation handouts can be read and downloaded at the Program page.
Conference Abstracts and Papers
A letter-sized poster is available for downloading and printing (PDF)
A preliminary list of information about the presenters is now available. It will be updated often until conference time.
The conference program included presentations coming from participants of the following states: Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Oregon, and Missouri, on research, outreach and best practices related to immigrants and their integration. Topics include demographics, economics, education, health care and literacy, community bonding and bridging, civil rights, effects of immigration policies and enforcement, child care, youth, families, language acquisition, culture, and more...