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Latinos and Identity - Why Labels Don't Fit

  • Apr 26, 2012 · 6:00 PM
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Please join us on April 26th for an informative session with Mark Hugo Lopez from the Pew Hispanic Center.

Mark will share some of the key findings from a recent study on Latinos and Identity that explored Latinos’ attitudes about their identity; their language usage patterns; their core values; and their views about the U.S. and their families’ country of origin.

You can download the full report here and come prepared with questions.

Meetup Agenda: 

6:00: Networking and light appetizers and drinks

7:00: Mark's presentation

8:00: Q&A and discussion

Mark Hugo Lopez

Associate Director, Pew Hispanic Center

Mark Hugo Lopez is the Associate Director of the Pew Hispanic Center where he studies the attitudes and opinions of young Latinos, the political engagement of Latinos, and Hispanics and their interaction with the criminal justice system. Lopez also coordinates the Center’s national surveys. Additionally, he currently serves as a Visiting Professor at the University of Maryland’s School of Public Policy and as a member of the American Economic Association’s Committee on the Status of Minority Groups in the Economics Profession (CSMGEP). Prior to joining the Pew Hispanic Center, Lopez was the Research Director of the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) where he studied the civic engagement of young people.

Lopez received his Ph.D. in economics from Princeton University in 1996. He joined the Pew Hispanic Center in January of 2008. 

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  • Isabel S.


    April 29, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Professional content and delivery!

    April 28, 2012

  • Helena M.

    Very welcoming and professional. Good group of people/talent, spread of food and drinks.

    April 27, 2012

  • Carol

    Great presentation

    April 27, 2012

  • Scott J.

    Loved it, but then I would ;-)

    April 27, 2012

  • Ezequiel

    What a fantastic event! Dr. Lopez was engaging in his presentation and very thoughtful in fielding questions and comments from the audience. Carla gets five stars for being an *excellent* hostess and organizing a great event that is timely, informative, and quite useful.

    April 27, 2012

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