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Forum focuses on Latinos, U.S. Census

Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2009, 3 to 6 p.m. 219 Burr Hall

Scholars, community activists and public officials will participate in a forum titled "To Count and Be Counted: Latinos and the 2010 U.S. Census" from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, in 219 Burr Hall.

Two panel discussions will explore positions taken by community leaders, representatives of Latino organizations, academics and the public in relation to the implementation and effects of the 2010 Census on Latino individuals and families. Speakers will address issues including Latino social representation, misconceptions about issues facing Latinos and avenues for political action.

Speakers will include Princeton faculty members Alejandro Portes, Douglas Massey and Marta Tienda.

The forum is sponsored by the Center for Migration and Development, the Program in Latin American Studies, the Program in Latino Studies, the University Center for Human Values, the Latin American Legal Defense and Education Fund, and the Latino Leadership Alliance of New Jersey.

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