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Noticias De Naccs, Vol. 35, No. 2, Fall 2006, National Association For Chicana And Chicano Studies Oct 2006

Noticias De Naccs, Vol. 35, No. 2, Fall 2006, National Association For Chicana And Chicano Studies

Noticias de NACCS Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Worcester, Mandira Kala, Charles Jones Aug 2006

Worcester, Mandira Kala, Charles Jones

Gastón Institute Publications

This fact sheet presents various economic, social, and demographic indicators pertaining to the Latino population in the Worcester Primary Metropolitan Statistical Area (PMSA) and, when required, compares the Worcester PMSA with the state of Massachusetts overall and with the other main areas of large Latino concentration, namely, the Boston and Lawrence PMSAs and the Springfield Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). In this fact sheet the term “Worcester” refers to the complete PMSA and not just the city of Worcester. The information for this fact sheet comes from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey of 2004.


Lawrence, Mandira Kala, Charles Jones Aug 2006

Lawrence, Mandira Kala, Charles Jones

Gastón Institute Publications

This fact sheet presents various economic, social, and demographic indicators pertaining to the Latino population in the Lawrence Primary Metropolitan Statistical Area (PMSA) and, when required, compares the Lawrence PMSA with the state of Massachusetts overall and with the other main areas of large Latino concentration, namely, the Boston and Worcester PMSAs and the Springfield Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). In this fact sheet the term “Lawrence” refers to the complete PMSA and not just the city of Lawrence. The information for this fact sheet comes from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey of 2004.


Latinos In Massachusetts: A Mid-Decade Status Report, Jennifer Shea, Charles Jones Aug 2006

Latinos In Massachusetts: A Mid-Decade Status Report, Jennifer Shea, Charles Jones

Gastón Institute Publications

This research report provides an updated socioeconomic profile of Latinos in Massachusetts. Using data from the 2000 Census, the 2004 American Community Survey, and the 2002 Economic Census and Survey of Business Owners, it provides a comprehensive, comparative overview of a variety of statistical indicators – including population, national origin, age, gender, education, employment, poverty, income, and household composition. This information should prove useful to a range of individuals and organizations concerned with issues that impact the Latino community: policy-makers, advocates, community-based organizations, businesses, and the media. The report focuses primarily on Latinos as a group in Massachusetts, though where information ...


Springfield, Mandira Kala, Charles Jones Aug 2006

Springfield, Mandira Kala, Charles Jones

Gastón Institute Publications

This fact sheet presents various economic, social, and demographic indicators pertaining to the Latino population in the Springfield Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) and, when required, compares the Springfield MSA with the state of Massachusetts overall and with the other main areas of large Latino concentration, namely, the Boston, Lawrence, and Worcester Primary Metropolitan Statistical Areas (PMSAs). In this fact sheet the term “Springfield” refers to the complete MSA and not just the city of Springfield. The information for this fact sheet comes from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey of 2004.


Boston, Mandira Kala, Charles Jones Aug 2006

Boston, Mandira Kala, Charles Jones

Gastón Institute Publications

This fact sheet presents various economic, social, and demographic indicators pertaining to the Latino population in the Boston Primary Metropolitan Statistical Area (PMSA) and, when required, compares the Boston PMSA with the state of Massachusetts overall and with the other main areas of large Latino concentration, namely, the Lawrence and Worcester PMSAs and the Springfield Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA).1 In this fact sheet the term “Boston” refers to the complete PMSA and not just the city of Boston. The information for this fact sheet comes from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey of 2004.


Latinos In Massachusetts: Selected Economic Indicators, Ramon Borges-Mendez, Nicole Lavan, Charles Jones Aug 2006

Latinos In Massachusetts: Selected Economic Indicators, Ramon Borges-Mendez, Nicole Lavan, Charles Jones

Gastón Institute Publications

This brief presents an analysis of various economic indicators pertaining to the Latino population in metropolitan areas of high Latino concentration in Massachusetts. It includes information on and comparisons of the Primary Metropolitan Areas of Boston and the Metropolitan Statistical Area of Springfield and when available the Primary Metropolitan Area of Lawrence. The information comes from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey of 2004.


Latino Business Owners In East Boston, Ramon Borges-Mendez, Brandynn Holgate, Carlos Maynard, Robin Reale, Jennifer Shea Mar 2006

Latino Business Owners In East Boston, Ramon Borges-Mendez, Brandynn Holgate, Carlos Maynard, Robin Reale, Jennifer Shea

Gastón Institute Publications

The main objective of this research was to investigative the contribution of Latino immigrant business owners (or entrepreneurs) in East Boston. Twelve Latino business owners in East Boston were interviewed and supplementary interviews with public officials and other key informants served to further document the contribution of Latino entrepreneurs. The main finding of the report is that Latino business owners have made, and continue, to make extremely important contributions to East Boston’s economy and neighborhoods.


Noticias De Naccs, Vol. 35, Nos. 3-4, Winter 2006, National Association For Chicana And Chicano Studies Jan 2006

Noticias De Naccs, Vol. 35, Nos. 3-4, Winter 2006, National Association For Chicana And Chicano Studies

Noticias de NACCS Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Embracing Equity: Discussing Inequity, Deena J. González Jan 2006

Embracing Equity: Discussing Inequity, Deena J. González

Chicana/o Studies Faculty Works

No abstract provided.