Cambio de Colores — Latinos in the Heartland: Growing Together in New Destination Areas

Proceedings of the 2015 annual conference

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State comparisonsEdited by Stephen Jeanetta and Corinne Valdivia
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 2012 Cambio de Colores conference. Also included is a list of participants.

Abstracts

  • Economic Integration of Immigrant Populations: The Latino/a Experience in Des Moines, Iowa
  • Improving Relationships and Communication through Understanding One Another
  • A Qualitative Exploration of Muslim Women's Perspectives in Access to Health Care in the United States
  • 4-H Youth Futures College within Reach
  • Promotoras de Salud Health Literacy Program: A Community-Based Approach to Health Literacy 5
    in the State of Missouri. Phase
  • St. Louis Mosaic Project: Best Practice Approach to Welcoming and Integrating Immigrants
  • Teachers' Knowledge of Latino Culture and its Effect on Their Attitudes and Instruction
  • The Influence of Community Perception and Acculturation on Latina/o Immigrants' Support Seeking
  • Explaining the Relations between Acculturative Stress and Prosocial Behaviors in Latino Youth
  • The Making of Multilingual Schools in Monolingual Spaces
  • Initial Development of a Scale on Immigrants' Perceptions of the Community
  • Exploring Beginning Latino Farmers and Ranchers' Willingness to Become Involved in Community
  • Social Networks to Improve Latino Family Health
  • Lessons from 'Walk One Hour in My Shoes': A Cultural Competence/Multicultural Training Program
  • Latino Parents' Perspectives on Culture and Out-of-School Programs
  • Development of the Missouri Hispanic Health Survey Instrument Provider Perspectives on Patients' Culture and How Culture Impacts Communication
  • School Structure, Social Capital, and Ninth Graders' Mathematics Achievement among Latino/a and Non-Latino White Students
  • You and Medicare: Why It Matters
  • Building Understanding: New Courses Seek to Educate Ozarks-area College Students
  • Education Reform, Civil Rights, and Immigrant Children
  • Relations of Support Seeking and Life Satisfaction among Latina/o Immigrants in the Midwest
  • Determinants of Community Resource Utilization among Immigrants in Noel, Missouri
  • Non-Identified Vision Conditions: How Does This Affect Hispanic/Latino Immigrants?
  • Strengthening and Developing Effective Latino Students Life Skills for Career Success
  • Exploring the Career Aspirations of Latino English Language Learners in a Rural Midwest High School Welcoming Schools: The Integration Process at Ritenour Public Schools
  • The Changing Face of the United States: the Provision of Public Services to Immigrant Populations
  • Economic Integration of International Students for Upward Mobility and Regional Growth
  • Dreams Deferred? The Educational and Financial Implications of In-State-Resident Tuition Policies for Undocumented Immigrants
  • Migrant Farmworker Health: Findings and Recommendations for Integration from Nebraska
  • Eating From the Garden
  • Spatial Segregation in Latino Majority Communities
  • Adult Learners' Spanish Language Proficiency and Their English Language Outcomes
  • "Comer en Comunidad: Non-Traditional Factors Driving Dietary Transition and Food Insecurity among Latinas"
  • Afraid to Say It? Examining Ambivalence in Public Support for Localized Immigration Control
  • How Do We Measure Social Integration? Qualitative Data from a National Service Perspective
  • The Nature of Latino-Owned Businesses in Relation to Acculturation Paths and the Context of Reception in Three Regions of Missouri
  • Implementing Legalization: The Roles and Responsibilities of States and Localities
  • There's an Application for That: Assisting Latino Businesses in Navigating the Permit Process

Selected papers

  • A Network for Economic Integration of Immigrants: Supporting Latinos/as in Des Moines, Iowa
  • Improving Relationships and Communication through Understanding One Another
  • Explaining the Relations between Acculturative Stress and Prosocial Behaviors in Latino Youth from the Midwest
  • Exploring Beginning Latino Farmers and Ranchers' Willingness to Become Involved in Community Activities in Rural Missouri
  • Broadening Mothers' Knowledge, Skills and Social Networks to Improve Latino Family Health
  • Strengthening and Developing Effective Latino Students Life Skills for Career Success
  • There's an Application for That: Assisting Latino Businesses in Navigating the Permit Process

Topics

  • Immigration
  • Research
  • Best practices
  • Policy
  • Immigrants

Pages

  • 95