Immigration and Latino Studies

2015 Oct 19

Jennicet Gutiérrez

(All day)

Renown activist and advocate for LGBT undocumented immigrants, particularly transgender detainees who face abuse and torture in U.S. detention centers. Drawing on her experiences as an undocumented trans woman and her years of advocacy, she’ll reflect on the horrors faced by transgender undocumented immigrants in ICE detention centers and her efforts to end deportations with the #Not1More campaign.

2015 Oct 15

The Migration of Criminal Violence in the Region. From Lucky Luciano to Pablo Escobar Gaviria and “El Chapo” Guzmán

12:30pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, FXB Building, 651 Huntington Ave. Boston

Speaker: Sergio Aguayo, Mexican scholar and political analyst. Professor at the Center for International Studies, El Colegio de México; Visiting Professor at the Harvard FXB Center for Health and Human Rights.

Organized crime has accumulated an enormous capacity for inflicting violence. For nearly a century, mafias,...

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2015 Nov 04

Journalism Movie Series: Reportero

7:40pm

Location: 

Science Center, Hall D, Harvard University

Film Screening of Reportero

“A veteran reporter and his colleagues at an embattled weekly challenge the drug cartels and corrupt local officials during an unprecedented wave of violence against journalists in Mexico.”—Internet Movie Database

Presented by Jacinto Rodríguez, a DRCLAS Visiting Fellow and journalist who reveals abuses of power in Mexico.

The Journalism Film Series is sponsored by the Harvard Extension School's ...

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2015 Apr 04

18th Annual Latino Law, Policy, and Business Conference

7:30am to 11:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Law School, Cambridge

In its 18th year, the Harvard Latino Law, Policy, and Business Conference is hosted by students from the various schools across Harvard University. Learn about the conference, its past speakers, and this year’s planning committee.

This year the conference has six panels on the following topics: Latino Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Local Innovations in Integrating Latino Communities, Latino Transnationalism and Globalization, STEM Education and 21st Century Careers, The State of the Immigration System, and Latino Identity, Partisanship and Voting.

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2015 Apr 03

18th Annual Latino Law, Policy, and Business Conference

6:00pm to 10:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Law School, Cambridge

In its 18th year, the Harvard Latino Law, Policy, and Business Conference is hosted by students from the various schools across Harvard University. Learn about the conference, its past speakers, and this year’s planning committee.

This year the conference has six panels on the following topics: Latino Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Local Innovations in Integrating Latino Communities, Latino Transnationalism and Globalization, STEM Education and 21st Century Careers, The State of the Immigration System, and Latino Identity, Partisanship and Voting.

For more information,...

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Con éxito se llevó a cabo el Cuarto Seminario Internacional Creando Oportunidad

November 26, 2014

El miércoles 19 de noviembre, en el 4to Seminario Internacional de Educación Inicial CREANDO OPORTUNIDAD organizado por Fundación Educacional Oportunidad, reconocidos académicos e investigadores dieron a conocer los últimos hallazgos en prácticas pedagógicas efectivas en la primera infancia y cómo la asistencia se ha vuelto un factor clave en los resultados de aprendizaje de los niños.

El evento fue inaugurado por Mariana Aylwin, presidenta de Fundación Educacional Oportunidad, y contó con representantes del mundo académico, investigadores y profesionales de la educación en...

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2014 Oct 17

Televisa Foundation’s National Media Campaign Launch “Think about it” at Harvard University

10:00am

Location: 

Askwith Hall, 1st Floor, Longfellow Hall, 13 Appian Way, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, MA 02138

This event is free and open to the public.

According to the latest estimates by the Migration Policy Institute, there may be over half a million newly eligible immigrant youth who could benefit from the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA). Moreover, an additional 500,000 would be eligible if they could meet the education criteria.

Televisa Foundation with the support of Professor Roberto Gonzales from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a broad network of civic organizations is creating...

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