Cambio de Colores — Latinos in the Heartland: Migration and Shifting Human Landscapes

Proceedings of the 2011 annual conference

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Cambio Center

Cambio de Colores as a yearly event aims to strengthen the networks of community organizers, extension professionals, academics, and public and private-sector institutions focused on communities that are changing as a result of newcomer settlements, seeking to facilitate the integration of Latinos in the Midwest.

This publication includes abstracts, as well as selected papers, on some of the topics discussed during the 2011 Cambio de Colores conference. Also included is a list of participants.

Session summaries and abstracts

Change and integration

  • Results from the 2009 Social Climate Survey for Hispanic Immigration in the United States
  • Mental Health Response to Spanish-Speaking Telephone Callers; Secret Shopper Study
  • Strengthening Relationships Between Latino Immigrants and their New Midwestern Communities
  • Porous Spheres: Direct Observation of Interethnic Interaction in a Small Midwestern Community
  • The Policy Dimensions of the Context of Reception for Immigrants (and Latinos) in the Midwest
  • A Case Study Analysis of Latino Immigrant Men Living in the Rural Midwest
  • A Success Program that Involves Latino Volunteers
  • Undocumented Latina Networks and Responses to Domestic Violence in a New Immigrant Gateway: Toward a Place-Specific Analysis
  • Exploring the Ethos of Reception: Attitudes Toward Immigration in Missouri
  • -A Comparative Analysis of Public Attitudes Toward Immigrants and Immigration in Missouri
  • -Who are Immigrants? The Beliefs and Perceptions of U.S.-Born in Missouri
  • -Attitudes Toward Immigrants in Missouri: Public Conceptions of ‘The System’
  • Celebrating Latino Heritage and Culture through Preservation-Based Community Revitalization
  • Integration and Sustainable Rural Communities: A Framework for Linking Long-Time Residents and Latino Newcomers
  • SERA-37: The New Hispanic South: Bringing Together Researchers and Land-Grant Faculty to Meet the Needs of Latinos in the South
  • From All Alone to Safely Home: Mitigating Risk Factors for Unaccompanied Children

Civil rights

  • Naturalization: The Official Integration
  • Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Juvenile Justice System: A Blueprint for community Engagement and Action
  • Immigration Enforcement in America’s Heartland

Education

  • Dropout Prevention with Latino Families
  • Beyond Good Intentions: Rethinking Curriculum Delivery
  • What Mexican Immigrant Women Want in Cervical Cancer Education
  • Improving the Health Literacy of Latino Newcomers: The Impacts of a Promotoras de Salud Program
  • Exploring the Career Aspirations of Latino English Language Learners (ELL) High School Students in the Rural Missouri
    • Studying the Career Aspirations of Latino ELL Students

Contents

  • Career Exploration Intervention with ELL Students
    • Latino ELL Adolescent Boys’ Career Aspirations
    • Latina Adolescent Girls’ Career Aspirations
  • Reaching Over Boundaries: Underserved Audiences and the Native Plants Program
  • New Educational Initiatives: IME-Becas and Consular Protection Information Services
  • Latinos in North Central Indiana: Education Need and Asset Study
  • Latina’s Educational Endeavors Past, Present and Future

Entrepreneurship and economic development

  • Involving Immigrant Latino Farmers in Local Food Systems: A Community Capitals Approach
  • Access and Utilization of USDA Programs Among Latino Farmers and Ranchers in Missouri and Nebraska
  • Barriers to Migrant Latin American Entrepreneurship: A Comparison Between Key Informants and Entrepreneurs
  • Promoting Latino and Women Entrepreneurial Development in Idaho
  • Individual, Family and Community Factors Affecting Hispanic Entrepreneurs

Health

  • Psychology of Integration
    • Part 1: Matachines in the Midwest; A Case Study of Gender, Religion and Ethnicity
    • Part 2: Expanding the Horizons for Understanding Immigrants’ Adjustment; Ecological Perspectives-Part 3: Latina/o Food Industry Employees; Barriers, Facilitators, Motivators, Training Preferences and Perceptions of Work
  • 3V’s for Life: Vitality, Vim and Vigor for Life/Vitalidad y Vigor para la Vida
  • Rural Latino Immigrant Mothers’ Perceptions of Local Food and Health
  • Transnationalism and Housing and Health Risks of Rural Latino Immigrant Families
  • Nutrition and Physical Activity in a Summer Migrant Classroom
  • Health Policy, Health Disparities and Immigrant Health: More to Health than Health Care
  • Stop Bullying Now! Campaign Pilot Evaluation: A Qualitative Assessment of its Usefulness and Cultural Appropriateness for Hispanic Populations
  • Ethnic Differences on the Effect of Mother’s Perception of Child’s Physical Activity on Child’s Weight Status: A Focus on Hispanic Children in the Midwest

Selected papers

  • Dropout Prevention with Latino Families: The Juntos Program
  • Mental Health Response to Spanish-Speaking Telephone Callers in Jackson County, Missour
  • Involving Immigrant Latino Farmers in Local Food Systems: A Community Capitals Approach
  • The Migrant Integration Policy Index
  • Transnationalism and Housing and Health Risks of Rural Latino Immigrant Families
  • Porous Spheres: Direct Observation of Interethnic Interactions in a Small Midwestern Town
  • The Policy Dimensions of the Context of Reception for Immigrants (and Latinos) in the Midwest
  • Naturalization: The Official Integration
  • A Success Program that Engages Latino Volunteers
  • Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Juvenile Justice System: A Blueprint for Community Engagement and Action
  • Immigration Enforcement in America’s Heartland
  • Exploring Individual, Family and Community Factors Predicting Business Success in Hispanic/Latino Entrepreneurs
  • Mother’s Perception of Child’s Physical Activity on Child’s Weight Status: A Focus on Latino Children in the Midwest
  • MANA de KC: Latina’s Educational Endeavors Past, Present and Future

Topics

  • Immigration
  • Research
  • Best practices
  • Policy
  • Immigrants

Pages

  • 118