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During Hispanic Heritage Month, we are celebrating the scholarship and advocacy of our students, faculty, and alumni. Read more
A new report by the Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies at The Graduate Center, CUNY, tracks the marked racial and ethnic changes in Sunset Park/Windsor Terrace and Bushwick neighborhoods. Read more
Laird Bergad and his book "Agrarian Puerto Rico: Reconsidering Rural Economy and Society, 1899-1940"
In their new book, Professor Laird Bergad and his co-author debunk common notions about how U.S. control affected Puerto Rico’s agrarian economy and society in the early 20th century.
César J. Ayala and Laird W. Bergad
Agrarian Puerto Rico
(Cambridge University Press, 2020)
CLACLS released a new report on the 2018 Mid-Term Election results analyzing voter participation rates by race, ethnicity, and age in four key states: Arizona, Florida, Georgia, and Texas. The report highlights that if Democratic demographic constituencies – African Americans, Latinos, and young voters between 18 and 29 years of age – would have voted at even slightly higher rates, each Democratic candidate would have won by comfortable margins.Read the press release here and the full report here. Read more
A New Report from the Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies at The Graduate Center, CUNY Assesses these Issues Read more
The Washington Post, 3.21.18
Analyzing voter data from the U.S. Census, researchers found that the number of Latinos who are eligible to vote tripled to more than 26.6 million between 1992 and 2016. Read more
The advantage holds true across all race, ethnicity and gender categories, although some groups are faring better than others, according to researchers at the Graduate Center, CUNY’s Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies Read more
Distinguished Professor Laird W. Bergad (GC/Lehman, History), director of the Graduate Center’s Center for Latin American, Caribbean & Latino Studies (CLACLS), commented in a recent Wall Street Journal story about the growth in New York City’s Hispanic population. Read more