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May 3, 2018|Community, Events, Undergraduate Success Center|

Roadmap to Latino Prosperity Forum at John F. Kennedy University Paves the Way Toward the Future of Latinos and of the United States as a Whole

May 3, 2018|Community, Events, Undergraduate Success Center|

What exactly is Latino prosperity? According to Mara Perez, Founder of Latino Futures, the think-tank-centered initiative fueling the Latino Prosperity Movement, “Latino prosperity is Latino socio-economic prosperity for the wellbeing of Latinos in the United States and for the country as a whole.” By 2060, 30% of the United States population will be Latino. That [...]

October 6, 2017|Campus Life, Community, Events, Undergraduate Success Center|

Changing the Narrative: Bringing Diversity to Hollywood

October 6, 2017|Campus Life, Community, Events, Undergraduate Success Center|

 The face of the United States is changing. Take one look at the demographics, and you’ll see that Latinos are driving this change. According to the Pew Research Center, the Hispanic population accounts for 54% of population growth in this country since 2000. There are Latinos at every level of society, yet often they are [...]

What Now? A Panel on Immigration Law

On February 25, 2017, the John F. Kennedy University Office of Diversity, College of Law, and Undergraduate Success Center co-sponsored an ImmigrationLaw panel discussion with the Contra Costa County Bar Association's Immigration Section. Many students, alum, faculty, and members of the community attended this two-hour panel presentation. The event was moderated by Flavio Carvalho, an [...]

The Latino Speaker Series: Inspiration for Underserved Populations

The world is full of stereotypes. They inform decision-making, interactions, even the way people think. Thier place in society may have recently been reopened to debate, but there is no question that some are outdated, unfounded, or just plain wrong. The Latino Speaker Series was created in part to eliminate the negative stereotypes surrounding the [...]

Undergraduate Success Center Opened This Summer at John F. Kennedy University

State and local leaders joined JFK University leaders at the Pleasant Hill campus to dedicate the Center, which was funded by a $2.6 million grant As part of its mission to further educational opportunities for a diverse student population, John F. Kennedy University dedicated a new Undergraduate Success Center at a July 20 celebration that [...]

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